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June 26, 2017 – Lady Participate 035
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Naima Green is an artist and photographer whose work "explores Blackness, perceived cultural identity, belonging, green cities and urban design." She is currently a M.F.A candidate at the International Center of Photography–Bard. The above photo is a self-portrait by Green. 

NameNaima Green    ::    Occupation: Artist    ::    Age: 27    ::    City: Brooklyn    ::     Astrological signAquarius 

When you're not creating: laying in the park. 

End of the day unwindDesus and Mero.

To cope with a long commute: meditate with the Calm app and Kendrick.

Currently readingToo Much and Not the Mood by Durga Chew-Bose

Best work environment: natural light, lots of plants, no clutter.

Favorite interview you've doneIntimacies of the Image for Spot Magazine with Jessica Lynne.

Why you love your city: It’s an emotional roller coaster. 

Tech that runs your worldG-Technology hard drive.

Personal role modelDr. Lisa Gail Collins was one of my professors at Barnard. She taught this seminar around the Black Arts Movement and Women’s Art Movement in the 1960s. Lisa changed me in so many ways for the better; the way I research, write, and move in the world. I’m so grateful.

What's nextA group exhibition at the Bronx Museum of the Arts and wherever else the summer takes me.

Ladies we should knowSade JosephKameelah Janan Rasheed, and Remi Onabanjo 

NEW YORK CITY
Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00pm
Odwalla1221, Juliana Huxtable, Eartheater, Deligirls, Tarajo, Via App
Secret Project Robot: 1186 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221

Thursday, June 29th, 7:00pm
Free Outdoor Movie Night: The Watermelon Woman
Brooklyn Museum: 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Thursday, June 29th, 8:00pm
Reductress Presents: Reductress WET at The Bell House
The Bell House: 149 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Friday, June 30th, 6:15pm
Nasty Women of The Metropolitan Museum
The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1000 5th Ave, New York, New York 10028

Friday, June 30th, 8:00pm
LAWL: A Femme Comedy Lab
New Women Space: 188 Woodpoint Road, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Saturday, July 1st, 5:00pm
Target First Saturday: We Wanted a Revolution
Brooklyn Museum: 200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238
...the Summer issue of RESIST! is out!
RESIST! is a free print publication of political comics and graphics where their slogan, "Women's voices will be heard," can come true.
Thanks for participating! See you next Monday for Saskia Ketz, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of A Women's Thing!
Curated by Paris McGarry.
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