Régine is a dynamic storyteller who uses photographs/film/performance to create acts of social resistance to stoke the collective imagination and keep alive new ways of seeing. For the past two
Régine is a dynamic storyteller who uses photographs/film/performance to create acts of social resistance to stoke the collective imagination and keep alive new ways of seeing. For the past two years, she lived in Benin, West Africa, conducting research, teaching, completing her “Brooklyn to Benin: A Vodou Pilgrimage” mixed-media project and directing/producing three short films. While in West Africa, she created the WaWaWa Diaspora Centre – to actively heal historic wounds and trauma related to the TransAtlantic Slave Trade through inter-generational arts, education, and exchange programs.
She has over 20 years of experience teaching, training, and supporting diverse populations utilizing memory, arts/creativity, critical analysis, social justice activism, mediation, humor, and mindfulness as key pillars in her work. As a visual and performing artist, she makes use of mixed-media tools to promote love, understanding and respect by addressing issues of discrimination and misrepresentation through participatory and reflective learning practices.
Régine received her BS in International Studies from Bowie State University (HBCU) and MA in Photography and Urban Culture from Goldsmiths, University of London.
Tuesday February 19th
Admission $15 online / $20 Door
By Regine Romain
(Tuesday) 7:00 PM
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