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Living Portrait: Panel Discussion

Featuring:
Heather Greer (artist, NYU ITP)
Purvi Shah (Executive Director of SAKHI for South Asian Women)
Professor Holly Maguigan (NYU School of Law)
Moderated by Julie Kim Richards (Director of Client Services NYAWC)

The panel discussion will discuss domestic violence as it relates to the success and challenges of awareness, intervention and prevention of domestic violence in immigrant communities.

A collaboration between composer Woody Pak and new media artists Heather Greer and Liubo Borissov, Living Portrait is an interactive audio-visual installation that gives voice to the remarkable women in the Asian immigrant communities who are working each day to break the cycle of domestic violence. The artists worked with members of The New York Asian Women’s Center to create an installation that would honor these women and inspire visitors to become involved in the fight against domestic violence. The project was funded by private donors and through a grant from The Asian Women Giving Circle. Special thanks to the courageous women who participated in this project and those who have helped to make the vision of this exhibit a reality: The Project Committee, Younghee Kim-Wait, Suok and Brigette Noh, and Lulu C. Wang.

Sponsored by:
New York Asian Women’s Center and by New York University’s

Asian/Pacific/American Institute ● The Center for Multicultural Education and Programs ● Center on Violence and Recovery ● Silver School of Social Work ● Student Health Center, Health Promotion Office ● Women of Color Policy Network, Robert F Wagner School of Public Service ● Office for International Students and Scholars

With support by the Museum of Chinese in America

Organizer: A/P/A Institute at NYU
Venue: NYU Kimmel Center, Room 914
Address:
60 Washington Square South
New York, 10003
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