Artist Takeover: May Lee-Yang
Fri., Oct. 25, 6 p.m.
Free * RSVP requested
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Haunting Stories by May Lee-Yang
The M’s artist-in-residence—performer, writer, and theater artist May Lee-Yang—and guest artists Rob Callahan, Haddayr Copley-Woods, and Saymoukda Vongsay will share stories about their experiences with the afterlife, monsters, and spirits, in honor of Halloween.
Rob Callahan‘s work in journalism has garnered a Marconi award, Associated Press awards, and recognition from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. His novels, short stories, and works of satire are enjoyed the world over.
Haddayr Copley-Woods is a dark fantasy and horror writer, radio commentator, and award-winning essayist with pieces and performances in places such as Minnesota Public Radio, Apex, Story Club Minneapolis, Science Fiction & Fantasy, and Best American Erotica. She wrote the advice column “Bitter Butch” at bitterempire.com for several years.
Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay is a Lao writer deadset on amplifying refugee voices through experimental cultural production. Her plays have been presented by the Smithsonian APAC and Theater Mu; and has received grants/fellowships from Jerome Foundation, Knight Foundation, Playwrights’ Center, Loft Literary Center, Forecast Public Art, MRAC, MSAB, and elsewhere.