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May 15, 2017 – Lady Participate 029
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Yumna Al-Arashi is an award-winning photographer with a background in international politics whose work tells stories about women, human rights, beauty, and the world. The photograph above is from her series entitled Northern Yemen. Stay tuned for two shows of Al-Arashi's latest body of work in NYC and LA this summer.
Name: Yumna Al-Arashi    ::    Occupation: Photographer    ::     Age: 28    ::    City: No where/ everywhere    ::     Astrological sign: Scorpio

When you're not creating: Reading, writing, swimming

To cope with a long commute: Music

Most important failure: Learning how to say no, but feeling obligated to say yes.

Best thing you ever made: Hasn’t been made yet ;)

The future: Is bright. 

Ladies we should know: Saada Ahmed, Megan Fenton, TK Madden, Zeyna Sy, Danielle Redman, Pavielle Garcia, Arshia Fatima Haq, Lina Misitzis
LOS ANGELES
Tuesday, May 16th, 7:30pm
Durga Chew-Bose presents: Everyone Else
The Cinefamily: 611 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, California 90036

Thursday, May 18th, 8:00pm
I am an immigrant
Junior High: 5656 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Saturday, May 20th, 12:00pm
FemJam 2017: Jamming Feminism and Organizing Across LA!
Women's Center For Creative Work: 3201 Maple Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90011
NEW YORK CITY
Thursday, May 18th, 7:00pm 
Independent Women: Persepolis
Videology Bar & Cinema: 308 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11249

Thursday, May 18th, 7:00pm 
How to Elevator Pitch with Lady Art Nation at New Women Space
New Women Space: 188 Woodpoint Rd., Brooklyn, New York 11211

Sunday, May 21st, 7:30pm 
Acts & Intermissions: Emma Goldman in America
UnionDocs: 322 Union Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11211
NEW ORLEANS
Thursday, May 18th, 7:00pm 
Dogfish presents Tarriona "Tank" Ball
Dogfish Reading Series: 2448 N Villere St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Saturday, May 20th, 4:00pm
BEACH BASH benefit for Girls Rock New Orleans
Clouet Garden: 707 Clouet St, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117

Sunday, May 21st, 2:00pm 
Mapping the Body Workshop by Rebecca Mwase
Dancing Grounds: 3705 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
...two awesome ladies (Hoa Huynh & Sezin Calikoglu) are redefining women's fashion with their new company PAUSE.

They will be launching a Kickstarter campaign for PAUSE. on Thursday, May 18th
MORE INFO ON WWW.PAUSENY.COM
STAY UP TO DATE AT @PAUSE.NY
Thanks for participating! See you next Monday for filmmaker Rebecca Woolf!
Curated by Paris McGarry.
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