ava ansari is a transmedia poet, transcultural curator, and yogi.


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a multilocation unifying act of protest as radical care with Dawn Ceballos, Checkpoint303, Will See (Owólabi Aboyade), Mary Hazboun, Sacramento Knoxx, Mohanad Smama, Saeid Shanbehzadeh, and Samaa Wakeem.
tags:
remote curatorial, multilingual spacemaking, transcultural rituals


POETIC SOCIETIES 2017-Present, Submerge
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an institutional critique 501(c)(3) nonprofit project and transmedia network for the somatic, sonic, and scenic liberation of the oppressed bodies across the earth through poetic expression and governance in North End, Waawiiyatanong/Detroit.
tags:
Institutional critique, grassroots media, healing technologies, ancestral bodies


THE BACK ROOM
2011-2014

->CTM Festival 2021
a curatorial and educational collective for direct critical dialogue and virtual poetics among artists,  writers, and organizers in Iran and the US. 
tags:
multilocation production, hybrid performance art, site specific installation, public art