12x12: Kavindu "Kavi" Ade

Wednesday, July 11 at 7 pm

Brandywine Workshop

730 S. Broad St

Through poetry and mixed media Kavi Ade’s work grapples with the unceasing question of Black mortality, of being a Black - Trans - Queer body set at the throne of violence. Navigate the swirl of emotions with Kavi, starting in rage and grief, and lifting through resilience, wonder, and becoming.

About Kavindu Ade

Kavindu “Kavi” Ade is a poet, activist, and arts educator of Afro & Indigenous Caribbean descent. Their work confronts the many manifestations of violence perpetuated against the Black-Trans-Queer body. Through poetry they navigate despair, rage, and grief, but also joy, wonder, and becoming. Using art as resistance they create transformative dialogue and space for healing communities that fall outside of the realms of whiteness, patriarchal power, and cis-heteronormativity.