Welcome to the 2019 Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed Conference Schedule!
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Skye Kantola

Faerie Bear Art & MESA
Artist & Program Coordinator
Lafayette, IN
Skye is a violence prevention educator, a community organizer, and an engaged artist. Skye’s passion for violence prevention, PO and TO in education and social change, and art is rooted in their experiences a disabled trans person, a survivor, and borne in part from their experience with crisis intervention and community organizing work in Texas and now Indiana.

Shortly after moving to Indiana in 2012, Skylar began contributing to intersectional LGBTQ+ focused violence prevention efforts state wide as the Program Coordinator for the Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) program based out of Purdue University. They have been utilizing PO & TO since 2013, write and perform spoken word poetry, and create visual artwork focused on trauma and resiliency in marginalized communities through their art business Faerie Bear Art. Skye mostly uses she or they pronouns and enjoys going by Skye or Skylar. In their free time, Skye enjoys compassionately disrupting complacency, doing positive dog training, exploring and practicing trauma healing, and hugging trees.