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Teen Social Activism Series: Reclaiming the LGBTQ+ Media Narrative

Merit Thursday is an experimental animator, video artist, textile artist, founder and curator of Video Variant and COMPAS teaching artist for the the “Reclaiming the LGBTQ+ Media Narrative” workshop. Merit will lead participants in learn some of the history of Hollywood’s portrayal of LGBTQ+ people as monstrous, undesirable, and dangerous in films. After learning the history participants will collaborate with Merit to create a work that defies the stereotypical narratives. They will create an entirely original work after working together on storyboarding, filming, lighting, and editing. To learn more about Merit Thursday, visit

This program is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Hardwood Creek Reading Loft
Hardwood Creek Library
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