Welcome to the Cosmic Memory Map Workshop, a transformative journey into the depths of your “autohisteorías,” Led by Xicane, Queer, Trans author and artist Anel I. Flores. In this immersive workshop, we will explore the intersection of memory and the cosmos, delving into the cosmic tapestry that shapes our individual narratives. Drawing inspiration from real-life experiences, we will learn techniques to extract the essence of our stories, weaving them into vibrant tapestries of imagination and emotion. Through guided writing exercises, group discussions, and reflective meditations, we will navigate the cosmic landscape of our memories, unearthing hidden gems and untold tales.
Saturday, Sep 30, 10am-2pm CST (with 1-hour lunch), in-person at Gemini Ink
Nonmember: $125; Member: $105; Student/Vet/Mil $75
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Anel I. Flores is a trans-, queer Latina/x writer, artist, activist, entrepreneur, and coach, whose extensive body of work captures the essence of LGBTQIA+ experiences across professional and community spaces. Their areas of expertise encompass various themes such as Latina/x literature, sexuality, gender, race/border/diaspora, spirituality, self discovery, and radical love. They hold an MFA in Creative Writing, and are the author of La Fea, and Lambda literary award-nominated book, Empanada: A Lesbiana Story en Probaditas. Their upcoming novel, Cortinas de Lluvia, is set to be released in 2024.