Overlooked Giants: A Parable of Queer Women of Color in The Arts is a musical film exploring stories of race, queerness, and gender expectations. Inspired by the experiences of various artists, AhSa-Ti Nu brings her passions for music, film, and storytelling together weaving a story of a single character created to embody the women and their stories.
AhSa-Ti Nu is a multi-disciplinary artist, sound engineer and producer whose work is rooted in soul, jazz, R&B and gospel. Established as a solo artist in 2015, she utilizes soulfully-based music in a contemporary context to tell the untold stories of marginalized communities.
AhSa-Ti Nu’s creative process centers on the integrity and social context of communities of color, showing how music and poetry can act as modes of resistance and empowerment for the marginalized. Her work seeks to provide a platform for underrepresented communities and to create a space for the voices and experiences of women of color to be heard and seen. AhSa-Ti Nu uses her performances to challenge racism, misogyny, misrepresentation and centuries of oppression. The content of her presentations are deeply rooted in the rich sounds of African-American music through jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, reggae and rock as she seeks to engage in mutual teaching and learning with community members.
June 5, 2021
6:00PM – 7:00PM PST