Love Letter to Self: Fictional Self-Portraiture Through Drawing
Saturday, October 30, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm Pacific Day Time
**Online on Zoom
on the unceded and occupied traditional territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations
by the Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in collaboration with WePress
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All levels welcome and encouraged.
This event is free. Donations are welcome.
semillites hernández velasco (he/they) is a trans and brown visual artist and printmaker based in “vancouver”, on the unceded territory of the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam Nations. semillites was born in mexico city in 1995, at the age of nineteen he immigrated north. semillites comes from a family of campesinos (peasants) in central méxico and he tries to put his ancestors’ teachings in his artworks. semillites’ artwork aims to be imperfect, brown, trans, sincere, with a deep love for colors and collective work. semillites’ mediums range from drawing to textile art, music and graphic design or anything that he can learn. they see all of their artwork as love letters to himself and every person, flower and grasshopper that has ever crossed their path.