Craftivism with Sarah Corbett
Award-winning speaker, professional activist, author and artist, Sarah Corbett lead a talk about Craftivism.
Corbett is the founder of Craftivist Collective, a social enterprise which uses the technique of Craftivism - combining craft and activism - to engage people in social justice issues "in a quiet, non-confrontational manner involving pretty, handcrafted gestures of defiance".
Corbett is the author of A Little Book of Craftivism and How To Be A Craftivist
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd 2019
Mending As Metaphor with Ruth K. Souza
Ruth Katzenstein Souza is the founder of Mending As Metaphor, a mending group where people gather to share stories, mend and alter their textiles and explorerestoration on many levels. There is a growing movement toward repair and remaking of clothing to combat the waste and mindless consumption that is so toxic to our world.
Souza presented a lecture on the 19th of June at the Art Division Library as part of our summer Lecture Series.
Date: Wednesday, June 19th 2019
Ken Fields: Poetry And Memory
A reading with commentary from Fields’s latest poems, Blue Plateau.
“I am interested in several kinds of memory: autobiographical memory, what Proust calls involuntary memory, and poetic memory, memory of poets in my life, lately the ancient Chinese poet Hanshan, who wrote Cold Mountain. Blue Plateau begins with memories of Cold Mountain and improvises back and forth from him.” - Ken Fields
Date: April 12th 2019
Phranc Talk: The All-American Jewish Lesbian Folksinger and the Art of the Cardboard Cobbler
Join us for a 70 minute multi-media presentation that includes stories, songs, images and live musical performance that celebrates the intersection of DIY punk rock, personal and political history, feminist art, cardboard sculpture with proud butch lesbian swagger.
Date: Saturday, March 23rd 2019
The Shadow Sense
Sound is invisible yet impacts us so deeply.
Please join us for an evening that will shift how you hear the world.
dublab founder Mark “Frosty” McNeill opens our ears to the powerful mysteries of sound.
We will explore the innovative ways in which artists have sought to visualize music and how by pivoting our auditory perspectives we can discover to new sensations.
Date: Saturday, February 23rd 2019
SIGHTLESS & SOUNDLESS:
CHANCE AND SILENCE: THE WORK OF MERCE CUNNINGHAM AND JOHN CAGE
Fabián Cereijido and Jack Taylor lead a discussion on the artistic impact of Merce Cunningham and John Cage, the legendary avant-garde couple whose work in dance and music still reverberates today. In conjunction with the talk, there will be dance performance to music by Cunningham and several Cage pieces will be performed by Taylor and Parches, an artist who works in different media (from painting to music to poetry to social relations to virtual reality).
Date:Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
Meet The Artist - Narsiso Martinez
Meet The Artist - John Nava
Meet The Artist - Bo Daraphant
Art & Brain - Lectures by Katherine Sherwood, Larry Swanson, Leo Christov-Moore
Jean McLaughlin from Penland School of Crafts
Meet the Artist - Roberto Gil De Montes
Meet The Artist - Dario Canul, Cosijoesa Cernas, Itandehui Franco
John Humble, Dan McCleary, AD Print Collective at Craig Krull Gallery
Meet the Artist - Peter Zokosky
Ayotzinapa: Citizen Responses to Unanswered Questions - Lecture by Roman Lujan
Meet the Artist - Ruth Weisberg
Meet the Artist - Pierre Picot
Meet the Artist - Filmmaker, Rodrigo Garcia