In a ruminant fashion, Ty-yuh-nuh finds joy in and draws inspiration from her clients, formerly homeless members of Thresholds Organization.
Tarnynon (Ty-yuh-nuh) Onumonu is a poet, performance artist and teaching artist who is practicing in the Southeast side Chicago Jeffrey Manor neighborhood where she is native. She was awarded second place in the 2017 Guild Complex Gwendolyn Brooks Open Mic Awards and represented Chicago as a member of Lethal Poetry in the National Poetry Slam 2018. In a ruminant fashion, Ty-yuh-nuh finds joy in and draws inspiration from her clients, formerly homeless members of Thresholds Organization.
In-Session featuring Tarnynon Onumonu with collaborators Tarynn Jackson and Kayla McClain
Using Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen” as a guiding text, the panelists will discuss what citizenship summons for them and their identifying communities alike. A live body painting session serves to discuss how the idea of citizenship deems one subject and/or object.
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