Wednesday, August 19, 2009
Hip Hop & Media Against Displacement, Colonization & Gentrification Vancouver
No One is Illegal with the support of W2 Flack Block Gallery presented the acclaimed and award winning; Invincible.
Invincible; a Detroit based MC and Activist known for her creation of media that resist displacement, gentrification, colonization, occupation, obstruction of movement, and denial of right of return.
She Screened and discuss her hybrid docu-music-video "Locus" and "People Not Places", both videos show the relationship between gentrification and colonization and ways that people are dealing with them.
At the end of the screening, Invincible lead a participatory workshop about local organizing strategies and ways to bring new people and energy into the local anti-displacement projects in Vancouver and surrounding area.