Eq: Christy Na Mee Eriksen

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The Loft’s award-winning spoken word series, Equilibrium, continues with award-winning Korean Adoptee spoken word artist, activist, and educator Christy NaMee Eriksen headlining.

Christy NaMee Eriksen is an award-winning Korean Adoptee spoken word artist, activist, and educator based in Juneau, Alaska. Her work is grounded in social justice and community engagement. She is the co-founder and President of the nonprofit, Woosh Kinaadeiyí, a community arts organization that hosts monthly open mics and poetry slams, committed to “diversity, inclusive community, and empowering voice.” She has performed at art centers, universities, and theatres, including The Roundhouse in London and Equilibrium’s spoken word series in Minneapolis. She has been published in a variety of online and print publications and leads spoken word workshops and residencies for diverse groups. Christy received a 2011 Juneau Arts & Humanities Council Individual Artist Grant, was awarded the 2013 Mayor’s Award for Artist of the Year, and is a Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award recipient. Christy recently received the 2013 Loft Immersion Fellowship. She has a BA in Social Justice/Racial Justice and a Certificate in Conflict Studies from Hamline University.
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By: The Loft Literary Center

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