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2nd Wed Lecture – Barnali Ghosh: Flower Mimicry, Serenity & Transformation

December 8, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Side by Side photos of Barnali Ghost and a Douglas Iris. The flower is purple. Barnali is also dressed in purple to mimic the flower


While some of us started making sourdough during Covid 19 lockdown, Barnali Ghosh started taking striking photos of herself dressed like the native flowers she found in her Berkeley, California neighborhood. Her series of joyous re-creations of California native flowers took the plant world by storm.

Join us to hear about how she’s been using fabrics and dance forms from India to help us see native plants in a different light, and get an insight into the inspiration and DIY process behind these stunning looks.

Ghosh is an immigrant activist, storyteller, and landscape architect. She co-founded the award-winning Berkeley South Asian Radical History Walking Tour, which uses storytelling and theater to introduce the stories of a century of immigrant freedom fighters, feminists, anti-racist, and queer activists. Her creative work is rooted in the process of turning personal and systemic trauma into moments of joy, and in the process helping her find home.

For more on Barnali and her offerings, check out her Instagram and Website.

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Registration ends Wednesday December 8th at 6:00pm


December 8, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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