Photo Credit and Body Painting by Jenny Zander, Featuring Bella Dawson
Handmade Naga Necklace with Bright Yellow and Deep Blue Beads from Runway Nagaland - Our vision is to uplift and empower local indigenous artisans and to bridge the cultural gaps and reduce geographical distances. Every art form deserves a spot of its own.
This necklace is from the beautiful personal collection of our very own Meena Natarajan Artistic and Executive Director of Pangea World Theater). Meena has provided beautiful one of a kind jewelry to the auction since the beginning and this year is no exception! Bid today because these items will go fast!
Meena Natarajan is a playwright and director and the Executive and Artistic Director of Pangea World Theater, a progressive, international ensemble space that creates at the intersection of art, equity and social justice. She has led the theater’s growth since its founding in 1995. Meena has co-curated and designed many of Pangea World Theater’s professional and community-based programs. She has written at least ten full-length works for Pangea, ranging from adaptations of poetry and mythology to original works dealing with war, spirituality, personal and collective memory. Meena leads ensemble-based processes in Pangea that lead to works produced for the stage. She has also directed and dramaturged several original theater and performance art pieces. She is currently on the board of the Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists and is a National Theater Project Advisor at New England Foundation for the Arts. She was on the Advisory Committee of the Community Arts Network, was on the founding board of the Network of Ensemble Theaters and was the president of Women’s Playwrights International between 2000-2003. She has been awarded grants from the Theatre Communications Group, Playwrights Center and the Minnesota State Arts Board. She was recently awarded the Visionary Award for mid-career leaders from the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.
Pangea World Theater will contact silent auction winners and arrange pick up of larger items at Pangea's studio space located at 711 W Lake St # 101, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Small items like gift cards will be mailed out the week of June 20th.
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