Ruby Lounge at the Rubenstein Arts Center 2020 Campus Drive Durham,
Sasa Aakil is an 18 year old multi-media artist, writer, and the 2021 Montgomery County Youth Poet Laureate. She is a co-author of I Am The Night Sky & Other Reflections by Muslim American Youth and the artist behind the A Man Was Lynched Yesterday project. Sasa is also a brown belt in Tung Su Do and a frequent maker of mistakes.
Sasa Aakil is presented as part of Duke Performances’ Building Bridges: Muslims in America initiative funded, in part, by the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art & the National Endowment for the Arts, & co-sponsored by the Duke Islamic Studies Center. In partnership with the Duke Middle East Studies Center.