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Tuesday, March 5

2:304:30 p.m. Collecting Park River Stories: Access, Nature and the Commons

Come share your experiences with the river that runs through our campus. Stories will be collected by graduate students in the Nomad/9 Interdisciplinary MFA program who are creating speculative plans and maquettes for bridges and other interventions that will be exhibited this summer as work continues with Mary Mattingly.

 

56 p.m. Radical Archives & Libraries: Social Art & Public Praxis

Join us for a talk and workshop with founder of the FBWL, OlaRonke Akinmowo. Ola is a black feminist scholar, workshop facilitator, and interdisciplinary artist. @thefreeblackwomenslibrary



Wednesday, March 6

2:304:30 p.m. BiCi Co. and Transport Hartford Teach-in

Join us for a teach-in on urgent environmental legislation and how to get involved on transforming Connecticut’s Greenhouse gas emissions. Led by Tony Cherolis, Transport Hartford Coordinator of Center for Latino Progress.

 

 

Monday, March 11

24:30 p.m. Approaches to Retooling Critique

Judith Leemann and Alexander Sebastianus Hartanto will workshop a distribution-ready set of provocations for more dynamic and equitable cultures of art school critique. www.retoolingcritique.com

Judith is an Associate Professor of 3D/Fibers at the Mass Art whose research focuses on studio critique, educational equity, and the relation between materiality and language. Sebastianus is an artist who uses contemporary art as a platform for experiential ethnographic research.

 

 

Tuesday, March 12

6:307:30 p.m. Folkdance Mixtape

Folkdance Mixtape collaborates with participants to create their own modern folk dances by weaving together movements, sounds, and imagery, looking to shared experiences of what “folk dance” can be rather than national origins as the only source. Led by Rebecca Pappas & Eileen Levinson.

 

 

Thursday, March 14

12:15–1:30 p.m. Critical Performance Pedagogy: Critical Consciousness, Radical Healing, and Dialogics

Join Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales in a workshop to engage teachers and students in dialogue about some of most challenging situations that they are faced within the classroom, at their school, or on their campus. Utilizing creative and interactive performance, this workshop aims to provide a space where students, teachers, leaders, and artists can humanize and be humanized, and for some this could a space of radical healing. Dr. Tintiangco-Cubales is a professor in the College of Ethnic Studies at San Francisco State University.