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‘Yes, And’ – artists’ panel | Impact and Inspiration: The Life of James Zappalorti
January 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Program. Registration required.
Zoom link provided upon registration.
This discussion centers on the memory of Staten Islander James Zappalorti and the ways in which his unfortunate death created and continues to inspire social change. It also addresses the current alarming trends of violence against LGBTQ+ people specifically impacting transgender and gender non-conforming people in New York City and across the country.
Join Yes, And artists Terry S. Hardy (who created the James Zappalorti Memorial Mandala) and Paul Moakley (who is working on a documentary short about James to be released in 2023), James’ brother Robert Zappalorti, and NYC Anti-Violence Executive Director Beverly Tillery – in conversation with selection panelist Ed Woodham – followed by a Q&A.
Register at the Staten Island Museum’s website.