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Trinh Mai: That We Should Be Heirs

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That We Should Be Heirs encourages participants to engage in the lost art of letter writing as a method of alleviating burdens and promoting healing. By putting hand to paper and joining one another in this collective activity of personal letter writing, we can share in this intimate process of privately documenting the stories, hardships, and triumphs that connect us all.

Letters written by immigrants and families of immigrants are encouraged. Letters handwritten in participants’ native tongues are welcomed and encouraged. Writings by survivors are encouraged. This project includes on-site activities and off-site workshops during which participants will be asked to write letters to themselves and/or others to pay respect to those who have shared in our heartaches and the approaches we’ve found to quiet our pain.

 

Neighborhood: Downtown

San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Date & Time

Apr 2 - May 12, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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$5 - Free

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