AFTER THE CUT
ON FGC SURVIVOR REPRESENTATION IN ARTS & MEDIA
An artist talk by Dena Igusti, Farzana Doctor, and Mariya Taher
PREMIERING, SUNDAY OCTOBER 17TH AT 8PM AT THE QUEENS THEATRE
After The Incision is an artist talk and reading with artists and activists who are survivors of female genital cutting. Partnered with Scarlet Udaan, Sahiyo, Culture Push, Dearest Mearest, and Exiled Tongues the talk will center around how being survivors of FGC inform our creative practices, media representation of survivors of FGC, reclaiming the survivor narrative in our art, and how and why inclusivity is imperative in the fight against FGC. It will follow with a showcase of work by each speaker. The speakers will include Dena Igusti, Mariya Taher, and Farzana Doctor. This artist talk is possible by City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA), with support from the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME) as well as Queens Theatre.