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FRESH Exchanges: Alternative Conservatory ft. C.D. Fisher
January 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm| By donation
FRESH 2018 Exchanges offer nine interactive, inclusive, and insightful gatherings in the frameworks of RIPE [raw + intimate performance experiments], POTLUCK/Social Practice, and Alternative Conservatory at the Red Poppy Art House between January 9th and 25th. Each Thursday, Alternative Conservatory is a time to unwind, connect, absorb, consider, listen, and discuss with FRESH artists notorious for disarming paradigms and thinking outside the box. For the January 11th Exchange, C.D. Fisher presents her lecture/performance Our Common Pros.
ABOUT THE ARTIST:
Born in the U.S. and based in Berlin, C.D. Fisher is a futebol activist, performance artist, and researcher. She co-founded the Brazil-based Guerreiras Project, an initiative promoting gender justice through futebol. Fisher is focused on making critical expressions at the intersection of arts-sports-politics and bringing together athletes, artists, and activists to reclaim and redefine the field of sports. She works as part of the futebol union to organize pro female players around their labor rights. Fisher has a BA from Harvard University in Biological Anthropology and MSc in Gender from the London School of Economics. She is part of ccSPORT and the DISCOVERFOOTBALL collective and X-Embassy in Berlin.
ABOUT FRESH FESTIVAL 2018:
FRESH Festival 2018 is San Francisco’s 9th annual festival of experimental dance, music, and performance from January 5-27, 2018. The festival offers four weekends of risk-taking main-stage Performances, three weeks + weekends of immersive studio Practices, and 14 social and interactive Exchanges, hosted by Joe Goode Annex, Red Poppy Art House and F8 Nightclub in San Francisco, and Finnish Hall in Berkeley. FRESH 2018 is inspired by and transmitted through the curiosity of 50+ cutting-edge artists from the Bay Area and beyond.
Time: Doors 7:00PM / Event 7:30PM
Admission: By donation ($5-10) – No one turned away for lack of funds