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Dave Crellin (DANM 2022) thesis presentation at Santa Cruz MAH

Troubled Waters: The Ocean as Contested Space in Surf Culture is a presentation, Q & A and community discussion about diversity and racism in surfing.
Overhead photos of surfboards laid out on the beach spelling the word UNITY surrounded by a crowd of people
Friday, February 17, 2023 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Join surfers and activists Esabella Bonner (Black Surf Club Santa Cruz), Kayiita Johnson (Black Surfers), surfer, historian and anthropologist Paul Richardson, and artist/activist David “Dáithí’ Crellin, creator of Decolonize The Surf, as they explore the history of representation in surfing and lead a conversation with the audience on what we all can do to make contemporary surf culture more inclusive and welcoming to all.

This event is in conjunction with Porter College, and the Department of Performance, Play and Design at University of California Santa Cruz.

Museum of Art & History Garden Room
705 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Free with museum admission.