Category: Open Arts

Undone

Source I am house-sitting for fellow reader K8 who is off vacationing in Japan, and as such I have access to Prime Video and discovered Undone last night. It is an animated series and is compelling to watch– the story so far (I watched only a few episodes) is about a woman, Alma, who might

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Art in Action: Global Climate Crisis

You all may know that the global climate strike that is happening September 20 in anticipation of the UN Climate conference.  I hope everyone will participate!  Here is motivation:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=23&v=Vw58ckJdDmI.  If you don’t know about Greta Thunberg, this climate conversation is a must.  If you do know about her, you’ll love hearing her talk with

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Memory Bundles

I made these in an art workshop at the Nasher Sculpture Center, held in connection with their exhibition of Sheila Hicks textile works.  It was suggested we bring with us a piece of fabric that has meaning for us, one that we wouldn’t mind altering during the art-making process. We made memory bundles, dancing with

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NEVER A LOVELY SO REAL

I am reading NEVER A LOVELY SO REAL, The Life and Work of NELSON ALGREN, by Colin Asher, and it has been been riveting, engrossing. Colin Asher is a wonderful writer – concise, descriptive, detailed, passionate about his subject. An incredibly well researched biography – not a genre I commonly gravitate toward – this one

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