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Viv Moran is an Afro-Indigenous Peruvian multifaceted Artist from Queens, NY. Viv Moran is known for her vibrant color palettes and swatches, her artistry includes acrylic on canvas, collage, mixed media, graphic design, and custom clothing designs. Many of her works are inspired iconic artists such as Frida Kahlo, Basquiat, Tupac Shakur, and the Wu Tang Clan just to name a few. Viv uniquely fuses hip hop culture all the while confronting themes like gender, social inequalities, and mental health. Most recently Viv has embarked on a new career in podcasting, her podcast Oye Mi Gente! tackles more in depth lgbtqia, immigration, mental health and other political issues. Some of her most recent works inspired by the documentary “Paris is burning” by Jennie Livingston, include a short documentary film “and the category is “. Where she interviews members of the lgbtqia community ranging from ages 21-50 yrs old each share their intimate experience of coming out. Viv has shown art work at the Queens Museum, Bronx Museum of Art, and The National Black Theatre in Harlem amongst many other local art events in nyc.
It's the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. It started with a black trans women named Marsha P. Johnson who threw a shot glass against the wall at the bar, saying enough is enough, standing up for the rights of black and brown queer people in 1969.
This short film showcases the story of 7 black and brown queer people, navigating through society and living their lives unapologetically.