Jess X.Snow: Arts Residency

Event Date: 

Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 11:00am to Wednesday, April 24, 2024 - 8:00pm

The Department of Asian American Studies at UCSB proudly presents our inaugural Artist-in-Residence. Jess X. Snow (they/them/他) is a non-binary filmmaker, multi-disciplinary artist and muralist, poet and cultural organizer. 

Jess’s weeklong arts residency (April 18-24) will include:  
A. A Carsey-Wolf Center film screening, “to become the sky: An Evening with Jess X. Snow,” Thursday, April 18, at 7 pm, at the Pollock Theater. Featuring four of Jess’s short films, followed by a post-screening discussion moderated by Professor Heidi Amin-Hong. Co-sponsored by the Center for Feminist Futures and Asian American Studies. The event is free and open to the public. 
B. Two Art-for-Activism workshops. Workshop I: Poster Making and Zines.   Workshop II: Art Builds and Mural. For more on the workshops, see here.
C. A special event with Asian American Studies majors and minors organized by ASAM Peer Advisors Paris Wu, Julia York, and Cailey Larmore.
For more on the arts residency, see here.  
For questions, contact Professor Diane Fujino at