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If we choose to reclaim ourselves from the ashes: eulogy turned dance hall at the University of California, Los Angeles, 2022 








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Fall 2022      
Weaving our Values & Practices by Center for Liberatory Practice & Poetry co-published by MARCH – co-authored by Center Weavers, Denise Shanté Brown, Lukaza Branfman-Verissimo, Lizania Cruz, Kearra Amaya Gopee, Katie Giritlian, Lo, Georgia McCandlish, and Malcolm Peacock, in collaboration with facilitator, Luz Orozco and Center Steward, Kimi Hanauer.

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Spring 2023 (forthcoming)
Commune Diverge Shift Connect: Press Press’s Organizational Handbook co-published by Institute for Expanded Research and Press Press –Developed throughout a collaborative engagement between Press Press and Institute for Expanded Research from  2018 - 2022, the publication traces the relationships, ideas, historic events, and projects that constitute Press Press’s fluid organizational structure. Co-edited by Kimi Hanauer and Lu Zhang with editorial advisors, Vale Cabezas, Bilphena Yahwon, and Lo.


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Spring 2020
Toolkit for Cooperative, Collective, & Collaborative Cultural Work co-published by Institute for Expanded Research and Press Press – Based on two workshops that gathered Baltimore-based cultural organizers, artists, musicians, and community-oriented practitioners, the project explores the challenges of collective cultural work and shares processes, advice, and resources on overcoming various cultural, financial, and structural obstacles. In centering collective working methods that are so counter to the ideologies and frameworks that are encountered daily in a capitalist society, Toolkit aims to honor and embrace our fundamental interconnectivity and interdependence as human beings.


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Fall 2018
Sentiments: Expressions of Cultural Passage published by Press Press – Sentiments: Expressions of Cultural Passage is a compilation of the sensitivities, hacks, gestures, and actions that we, as immigrants, have used to nourish and preserve ourselves, our families, and our communities. Through this compilation, Sentiments provides a first-person documentation of the various intersections of immigrant identities and the multiple and complicated facets of immigrant experiences. Edited by Kimi Hanauer with editorial advisors, Lo, Vale Cabezas, and Bilphena Yahwon. 

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Spring 2015
Blobwork: Vision of Contemporary Art Practice & Engagement by Kimi Hanauer –  Blobworks, initiatives guided by what I call the blob-engagement paradigm, come alive through the intimate networks of relationships which activate them. The blob can be tentatively defined as: “…a form that is in constant change and interaction with its specific site, a structure that transforms and moves between disciplines and spaces, all the while interacting and reacting with its audience…” This theoretical framework emerged from my years as an artist-in-residence at Penthouse, an experimental art and music venue located on the top floor of the Copycat Building, a warehouse occupied by artists and musicians in Baltimore, Maryland where I lived from 2012-2016. 

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