2 Burst results for "Avi Lombardo"

"avi lombardo" Discussed on Influx Collectiv: The Podcast

Influx Collectiv: The Podcast

03:38 min | 4 months ago

"avi lombardo" Discussed on Influx Collectiv: The Podcast

"Today i have the pleasure of introducing yesica m allah but haas who is poet and creator and was born in veracruz mexico and raised in los angeles california. They enjoy exploring themes of migration and sexuality through various mediums. There early introduction to the arts has influenced their experimentation in storytelling digital media and writing also. Yes because background. In design is an inspiration for the formatting of their poetry. They're currently working as a communications specialist. And our first year graduate student. And the chicano chicano and latina latino department at cal state los angeles they hold a bfa in graphic design from california state polytechnical university. Pomona thank you so much for being here with us today yesica. I like to start off with asking. How are you feeling today. I got used to saying. Okay saying okay for like the whole year because that's a loaded question. But i think over okay. I wonder. I don't know if you wanna go into that a little bit more. But i found that answer quite interesting. Can you tell us a little bit more about what you mean by. Okay yeah. I just feel like especially at work. We use mabrukeh groups in all of this during staff meetings. But we don't go into the deep. Nor would i feel comfortable sharing some of the stuff. Some of my coworkers solid at times. I have to say i'm okay. And then what people that. i am closer with. I can elaborate more on like what it is behind that. Okay but that behind. Okay we'll take more than five minute discussion. So that's why i got used to say the. Yeah and i mean okay in the sense that i am here and i feel very fortunate to be here and there are things todd like outside of my house i like happening but in here. It's safe and it's okay in that alone is it's not great but it's this holding onto the okay. I really like that. I'm like i wrote it. Down us is holding onto the okay. That sounds really cool. So can you tell us just a little bit about you. Sure my name. My full name is yes. Avi lombardo has i was born in awe decided. I could lose. My family. Mine came to this country. When i was three years old. So i've been raced in la for most of my life and then in my mid twenty s. I decided to leave home. once. I got daca. Free So then i moved to san francisco oakland in an portland. And that's where. I met my my partner who is not my wife and now we have a one year pup. So that's that's what happened during the pandemic in. I'm in school right now. I am part of the graph. Gumma cost away in trying to find time for writing. It's a little bit harder to like do that. Well being grad school. And i enjoy. I enjoy poetry. I i feel like i mentioned at the at the core that i was part of were writing wasn't always easy for me and it was very difficult especially like learning a new language and coming into a different culture and poetry was his way of finding a new way of writing that wasn't so judgmental and allow express myself. So what are you studying at cal state. So i am part of the ghana. Chicano latino latina studies department nice Can i ask let your is on. Yeah a sales really excited to be part of this..

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Interview With Yessica M. Avila Barojas, Poet, Creator

Influx Collectiv: The Podcast

01:59 min | 4 months ago

Interview With Yessica M. Avila Barojas, Poet, Creator

"You so much for being here with us today yesica. I like to start off with asking. How are you feeling today. I got used to saying. Okay saying okay for like the whole year because that's a loaded question. But i think over okay. I wonder. I don't know if you wanna go into that a little bit more. But i found that answer quite interesting. Can you tell us a little bit more about what you mean by. Okay yeah. I just feel like especially at work. We use mabrukeh groups in all of this during staff meetings. But we don't go into the deep. Nor would i feel comfortable sharing some of the stuff. Some of my coworkers solid at times. I have to say i'm okay. And then what people that. i am closer with. I can elaborate more on like what it is behind that. Okay but that behind. Okay we'll take more than five minute discussion. So that's why i got used to say the. Yeah and i mean okay in the sense that i am here and i feel very fortunate to be here and there are things todd like outside of my house i like happening but in here. It's safe and it's okay in that alone is it's not great but it's this holding onto the okay. I really like that. I'm like i wrote it. Down us is holding onto the okay. That sounds really cool. So can you tell us just a little bit about you. Sure my name. My full name is yes. Avi lombardo has i was born in awe decided. I could lose. My family. Mine came to this country. When i was three years old. So i've been raced in la for most of my life and then in my mid twenty s. I decided to leave home. once. I got daca. Free So then i moved to san francisco oakland in an portland. And that's where. I met my my partner who is not my wife and now we have a one year pup. So that's that's what happened during the pandemic

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