Tether Us (To Devour in Peace)

An Interactive Performance

Sunday, July 9, 6:30 pm
FiveMyles, 558 St Johns Pl, Brooklyn, NY

At the Opening Reception of GATHERING, a group exhibition of Asianish artists curated by Sophia Ma and Cecile Chong

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Tether Us (To Devour in Peace)

Presented by the Development Gallery

Thursday, May 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
75 Leonard St, New York, NY

A night of performances at Jennifer Elster's Take Heed exhibition.

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A Black-Asian Friendship and Bouquet Making Experience

Saturday April 22, 12-2pm
​​1 Pike St, New York, NY 10002

Calling all Black and Asian friends! Come hang out with us and create a gratitude bouquet for your friend. Or meet and make new friends, and celebrate Black and Asian joy.
Artist @chanelmatsunami will be taking friendship portraits throughout the afternoon. Workshop bae @alisha.acquaye will have prompts for ice breaking and friendship building conversations.

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Bandung Learnings

How Artists are Building Black-Asian Solidarity in NYC

Monday, Februrary 27, 2023, 6:30-8:30 pm
Hosted at MoCADA, 80 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn

My best friend Alisha Acquaye and I were inaugural artists-in-residents of MoCADA and A4's Bandung Residency for Black and Asian Solidarity. Join us and our fellow residents for a celebration and panel discussion. We'll share our ongoing photo-interview series featuring Black and Asian friendship duos.

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Queer Folkloric Fantasy

Performance and Workshop

Wednesday, March 1, 2023, 5-8 pm
100 Bryan Center, Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, Duke University

Join us and explore identity through artistic practice with NYC-based artist Chanel Matsunami Govreau. There will be an interactive performance followed by a guided collaging workshop where you'll be able to incorporate your own folklore, identity, and history into a personal work of art.

Minor Aesthetics

Queer, Asian, Diasporic Symposium

Read Dr. Athia N. Choudhury and Liangyu Peng's review of "Zanna in Iswa," a performance by me and my collaborator Jae Quisol.

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How Chanel Matsunami Govreau Imagines Safe Spaces Through Art

“I channel queer ancestry to make dreamscapes of protection.”

Read my interview with Milk Makeup by writer and Trans rights activist Devin-Norelle

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