Mandell Presents: Kristina Wong Food Bank Influencer
Thursday, October 12, 2023
7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Kristina Wong - Food Bank Influencer
October 12, 2023 | 7PM | Mandell Theater
Written and performed by Kristina Wong
Tickets are free but registration
Prepare for this sneak preview of Pulitzer Finalist Kristina Wong’s newest work-in-process! During the historic joint labor strikes of SAG-AFTRA and the WGA in summer 2023, Kristina partnered with food bank World Harvest to provide free groceries to actors and writers until the end of the strike. In the new show, she will be creatively intervene with the food bank as:
• An Immersive Experience,
• A functional food bank,
• A commentary on systems and distribution,
• A treatise on food insecurity,
• An illustration of how AI will impact humans, particularly those working in the arts.
Immediately following the performance,the audience may engage in discussion and feedback with Kristina Wong about this topic and her work in process. Contributions from our audience may very well find their way into Kristina’s world premiere of the finished work at ASU Gammage in Fall 2024!Engage more with this artist!
Kristina Wong is a Doris Duke Artist Award winner, Guggenheim Fellow, and a Pulitzer Prize finalist in Drama. Her visit to Drexel includes artist residency activities for students on Wednesday, October 11.