When: Saturday, 3/11/17 4-6pm
Where: Center for Contemporary Arts, 1050 Old Pecos Trail, Santa Fe
13 REASONS WHY AMERICA NEEDS CREATIVITY NOW !
We invite NM citizens to engage with theater and dance practitioners who will co-lead creative exercises that embody through interdisciplinary practices of thirteen prompts , in response to current political climate. We hope to ignite imagination, innovation, experimentation, fun at this gathering, to connect intersecting circles to revitalize community through creativity as foundation of resistance, both envisioning and enacting change.
This workshop will start with contemplative experience of the current art installation of internationally renowned NM/NY based artist Jill O’Bryan, Mapping Resonance; “ The story of place, connection, meditation, history, are told throughout this comprehensive exhibition “ . More info : https://www.ccasantafe.org/current-exhibitions/924-coming-soon-mapping-resonance
Then we will be inspired by the recent lecture, and references source material of of Arlene Goldbard (arlenegoldbard.com). Arlene is a writer, speaker, consultant and cultural activist who serves on the US Department of Arts and Culture , and whose focus is the intersection of culture, politics and spirituality.
Co-facilitators will be John Flax ( Theater Grottesco) , Deirdre Morris , Veena Vasista, Danielle Reddick, Rulan Tangen and other leaders to be confirmed !
These will be held respectfully in the traditional territories of the Tewa, Towa , Keres , and Ohlone peoples in the regions now known as Santa Fe and San Francisco.
ABOUT M.O.M.B –
MOMB is a workshop series initiated by Dancing Earth’s Rulan Tangen to be led by different community creative leaders and hosted at different sites. We center relationships, reciprocity and respect and will culminate in Global Water Dance on June 24 at Santa Fe Botanical Gardens.
Coordinated cooperatively as a volunteer and in -kind effort by by Dancing Earth with individual creative cultural leaders, Santa Fe Art Institute Water Rights residency, Center for Contemporary Arts, SITE Santa Fe, Retake Our Democracy, A Blade Of Grass , New Mexico Dance Coalition, Pomegranate Dance Studio, Santa Fe Botanical Gardens, Dance Mission, Dance for Revolt(ing)Times Festival and other emerging partners.