Juneteenth 4pm Stand up! Words and other spoken things with Pamela Sneed, Sur Rodney Sur, Helixx C. Armageddon Jorge Clar in the celebration of a mural Stand Up! by Pamela Sneed.
Pamela Sneed is a New York City-based poet, activist, teacher and artist. Her work explores the personal as political, while commenting on race, pop culture, history, feminism, and more. She is the author of Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom Than Slavery (1998) published by Henry Holt; KONG (2009), along with other works published by Vintage Entity Press; and the chapbook, Lincoln (2014). Sneed has performed original works for sold out houses at Lincoln Center, PS 122, BAM Cafe, Central Park SummerStage in New York, New York; Ex-Teresa in DF, Mexico; The ICA in London, England; The CCA in Glasgow, Scotland; and The Green Room in Manchester, England.
Sneed’s journey is personal and political in the quest to recover a lost identity and move toward a state of personal liberation.