Pleased to note that Kriti is collaborating with the Guild Complex on this reading. Wednesday, September 24th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Guild Complex reading, “I Come to Your Country, Name Me,” a creative exploration of expatriation and migration in the Asian diaspora, co-sponsored by the Kriti Festival.
Rachel DeWoskin will read from her life as the megastar of a Chinese soap opera in Beijing, then read from her new book based in Shanghai. Mary Anne Mohanraj, in her memoir, discusses bisexuality, taboos and going home to a discontented Sri Lanka which is no longer home. Deepak’s writing is grounded in Abu Dhabi where he grew up as the son of Indian expatriates, but home has been America for more than a decade. All three readers live and work in Chicago. Curated by Dipika Mukherjee.
School of the Art Institute, LeRoy Neiman Center, 37 S. Wabash Ave., 1st floor, Chicago, IL. This event is free and open to the public.