Thanushka Yakupitiyage / Ushka, Artist-in-Residence Launch Event

On September 25, 2018, the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU was thrilled to welcome multidisciplinary artist, DJ, culture producer, media maker, and activist/organizer Thanushka (Thanu) Yakupitiyage as its 2018-19 Artist-in-Residence. The artist was joined by special guests Jace Clayton aka DJ /rupture, Sonia GuiƱansaca, and Jess X. Snow for a conversation on art as activism, the role of cultural organizing, and climate and immigrant justice. A reception, featuring sounds by DJ Ayes Cold, followed.

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