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Social Media Takeover: Kat and Rya

Kat Salas and Rya Hueston, co-curators of the exhibition Untouchable Artifacts: A Virtual and Printed Exhibition on Indigenous Storytelling, History, and Resilience, share about storytelling in their own lives and in the exhibition. This takeover occurred from July 13-17, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Nica Aquino

Nica Aquino, a first-generation Ilokana-American visual artist & curator currently based in Tongva Land (so-called Los Angeles, CA) shares 35 mm film images from Hawaii, Portland, and the Phillipines. She also prompts a photo scavenger hunt activity. This takeover occurred from June 21-26, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Kanani Miyamoto

Kanani Miyamoto, born and raised on the island of O’ahu, spent half her life on the windward side of the island and the other half on the south side. She currently resides in Portland, OR and is an artist, educator and curator. This takeover occurred from June 7-12, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Nat Andreini

Nat Andreini, a Co-Director at Five Oaks Museum, shares songs and stories, posts prompts and builds a playlist – “my love and music”- based on audience responses.  This takeover occurred from May 24-29, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Dey Rivers

Dey Rivers, a non-binary, Black American, queer, artist and writer living with ptsd, unveils works in progress, embraces “mistakes” and playfulness, creates nature art as a queer Black bodied person, shows behind the scenes and daily practices, and hosts a Q&A.  This takeover occurred from May 10-15, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Kalei’okalani Matsui

Kalei’okalani Matsui, a Native Hawaiian, Black, Chinese, and Japanese woman from Wai’anae on the island of O’ahu, and featured artist in DISplace, teaches the history of leis, shares how-to videos with spring leaves and flowers that can be found blooming in the Pacific Northwest, leads a live lei making class and performs a ceremony of oli.  This takeover occurred from April 5-10, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Victoria Tai Sundell

Victoria Tai Sundell, Head of Integrated Learning at Five Oaks Museum, takes over as a staff member to share about her work with the museum, how to look at art, and about her own papercutting art practice.. This takeover occurred from February 8-13, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Andrea Narno

Andrea Narno, a self-taught queer printmaker from Mexico City, shares how she uses symbolism of plants to explore topics like migration, absence and grief in her linocut artwork and leads a print rubbing activity. This takeover occurred from January 25-30, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Emily Miller

Emily Miller, an artist featured in DISplace, explains her process of creating artwork and interactive community installations with responsibly recycled fishing gear and shares her connection to the ocean as a place of joy, grief, and sanctuary. This takeover occurred from January 10-16, 2021.

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