Tools to Transform is a free online resource, aimed at artists, curators, educators, community leaders and all others interested in organising in relation to Asian diasporas and building intra and inter-community solidarities. The workbook shares contributions including: conflict transformation, abolitionist approaches to Hate Crime, Asian and Black solidarity, queering care, and healing through food and ancestral knowledge.
We will launch Tools to Transform on Fri 21 May 11:00-12.30 BST/ 12:00-13.30 CET with a conversation exploring practices of intra and inter-community solidarity, with workbook contributors Claire Chou Doran, daikon*, Maya Bhardwaj and Vicky Truong; co-hosted by Asia Art Activism, Healing Justice and UnThaitled.
Tools to Transform contributors are Alexis Convento, Amal Khalaf, The Bitten Peach, Claire Chou Doran, daikon*, Jee Chan, Joyce Jiang, Maya Bhardwaj, Mo’Halla and Vicky Truong.
Tools to Transform is a project initiated by Joon Lynn Goh & Annie Jael Kwan from Asia Art Activism, in partnership with Sarnt Utamachote & Rosalia Namsai Engchuan from un.thai.tled, Farzana Khan from Healing Justice Ldn, Thao Ho from DAMN* Deutsche Asiat*innen, Make Noise!, Dr Joyce Jiang from The Voice of Domestic Workers, Litchi Ly Friedrich from House of Saint Laurent Europe, and Nguyễn Thanh Thủy & Stefan Östersjö from The Six Tones. This project has been supported by the European Cultural Foundation’s Culture of Solidarity award, and University of York and Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).”