Shannon Shird is a writer, producer and cultural worker from Baltimore, MD living in Brooklyn, New York. Shannon’s work exists at the intersection of social justice and the arts. She has curated public art, gallery shows and produced educational events for many artistic organizations including Brooklyn Arts Council and 1Future where she’s organized mixed media cultural projects around race and gender justice and peace and nonproliferation in NYC, South Africa and Japan. Shannon has served as producer for award-winning, documentary films, Black and Cuba and COMPLICIT. She currently serves as producer for upcoming documentary short, Bloom: The Essential Journey and writer/producer for BodyMore a film adapted from her short story, “Unfinished” She holds a masters in international affairs from The New School and a bachelor’s in history from Smith College.
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