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Stop Telling Women to Smile

Wednesday, 04/25/2018
Photo of woman on a brick wall with graffiti saying "I am not here for you"



Tatyana Fazlalizadeh & Salamishah Tillet in conversation about issues of gender based harassment and the role of the arts to galvanize change, to educate, and to empower.

Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is a Brooklyn-based artist, a 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30, and the creator of Stop Telling Women to Smile, an international street art series that tackles gender based street harassment.

Scholar, author, and activist Salamishah Tillet is co-creator, with her sister Scheherazade Tillet, of the documentary Story of a Rape Survivor and co-founder of A Long Walk Home, Inc, a Chicago-based national non-profit that uses art to educate and empower young people to end violence against girls and women.

  • Type: Artist Talks
  • Time: 04/25/2018 - 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Venue:Main Gallery, Express Newark
  • Duration:1 Hour 30 Minutes