In collaboration with the Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena Village, a nonprofit intentional community of older adults who are aging-in-place, invites you to a presentation with poet, storyteller and Artivist, traci kato-kiriyama (they+she). kato-kiriyama (tkk), based on unceded Tongva land in the South Bay of Los Angeles, is an award-winning multi-, inter- and transdisciplinary artist, recognized for their work as a writer/performer, theatre deviser, educator, cultural producer, and community organizer.
tkk will read from their recent book, Navigating With(out) Instruments, a collection of poetry, micro-essays, and notes to self (released December 2021; The Accomplices/Writ Large Press). Pasadena Village Member and local artist Karen Bagnard will engage tkk in discussions of their artistic practice which has been grounded in community collaborations, and allow plenty of time for exploration of the creative process and questions. Free. Registration is available through the Pasadena Public Library. Go to https://www.cityofpasadena.net/library/calendar/ and navigate to April 27 to register and receive the Zoom link. Call the Village Office at 626.765.6037 if you have any questions.