Ronald K. Brown, raised in Brooklyn, NY, founded EVIDENCE, A Dance Company in 1985. He has worked with Mary Anthony Dance Theater, Jennifer Muller/The Works, as well as other choreographers and artists. Brown has set works on Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey II, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Jennifer Muller/The Works, Jeune Ballet d’Afrique Noire, Ko-Thi Dance Company, Philadanco, Muntu Dance Theater of Chicago, Ballet Hispánico, TU Dance, and Malpaso Dance Company.
He has collaborated with such artists as composer/designer Omotayo Wunmi Olaiya, the late writer Craig G. Harris, director Ernie McClintock’s Jazz Actors Theater, choreographers Patricia Hoffbauer and Rokiya Kone, and composers Jason Moran, Arturo O’Farrill, Meshell Ndegeocello, Robert Een, Oliver Lake, Bernadette Speech, David Simons,, and Don Meissner
Brown is the recipient of the 2020 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. His other awards and recognitions include the AUDELCO Award for his choreography in Regina Taylor’s award-winning play Crowns, received two Black Theater Alliance Awards, and a Fred & Adele Astaire Award for Outstanding Choreography in the Tony Award winning Broadway and national touring production of The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, adapted by Suzan Lori Parks, arrangement by Diedre Murray and directed by Diane Paulus.
Brown was named Def Dance Jam Workshop 2000 Mentor of the Year and has received; the Doris Duke Artist Award, NYC City Center Fellowship, Scripps/ADF Award, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts Choreographers Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, United States Artists Fellowship, a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award, Dance Magazine Award, and The Ailey Apex Award.
Brown is Co-Artistic Director of RestorationART Youth Arts Academy Pre-Professional Training Program / Restoration Dance Youth Ensemble, and a member of Stage Directors & Choreographers Society
The Jordan College of the Arts would like to thank the following donors for their generous support of the Spring 2021 JCA Signature Series:
William and Susan Kleinman
Dr. Marianne Williams Tobias
Tags: Dance, Live Music, Performing Arts, Ronald K. Brown
At the start of this pandemic when all things shut down including musical concerts, the Musicians of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra began creating music and sharing their talents through videos online. Clarinetist Trina Gross asked four friends from the orchestra to play a short sampling of the Larghetto from the Mozart Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet for a multitrack video that was brilliantly made by violinist Jennifer Farquhar. She named us “QuaranTrina.” As the warmer months allowed, we planned concerts and performed in many neighborhoods bringing live music to friends and neighbors.
We come together once again to play wonderful quintets for clarinet and string quartet by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Johannes Brahms and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart featuring Butler faculty clarinetist Trina Gross with special guests, Jennifer Farquhar and Lisa Scott, violins; Amy Kniffen, viola; and Perry Scott, cello.
Tags: live music, classical, quintets for clarinet and string quartet by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Johannes Brahms and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart featuring Butler faculty clarinetist Trina Gross with special guests, Jennifer Farquhar and Lisa Scott, violins; Amy Kniffen, viola; and Perry Scott, cello
Join BlackSpace Indianapolis on February 13, 2021 for a Walking Tour of the Historically Black neighborhood of Martindale-Brightwood with Through2Eyes
Indiana (guided by lover of history, Sampson Levingston). Tour begins at 12pm EST. Learn about the legacy of this unique community and how you can continue to invest in and build Black Spaces in Indianapolis.
Suggested Donation is $5 for Allies (those who do not identify as from the Black Diaspora). Meeting location will be shared upon RSVP. Use the ticket link to RSVP. Questions? Email: [email protected]
Please note that COVID-19 restrictions will be enforced during this outdoor event. Masks will be required, and physical distancing is strongly encouraged. Please wear comfortable shoes and warm clothing, since this is an outdoor event that will require a lot of walking.
More about BlackSpace Indy: BlackSpace honors the lives of countless victims of this violence, we celebrate Black existence in its current form, we mourn lost Black futures. Our private homes are not safe. Our public spaces are not safe. The “justice” system must change and it does not stop there. No landscape is neutral. Urbanists design and plan the built environments where these tragedies occur. The disciplines impacting our built environments are steeped in racism and anti-Blackness. BlackSpace challenges architects, planners, urban designers, artists, and all curators of built spaces to unlearn traditional values and rethink Manifesto-based practice.
Follow us on Facebook and Instagram: @BlackSpaceIndy
Tags: History Walking Tour, Martindale-Brightwood Neighborhood
NPQ’s latest webinar in our Remaking the Economy series looks at healthcare, the largest single sector of the US economy. Famously, the US pays more for healthcare than any other nation, 17.7% of the economy in 2019, yet its quality falls far short of other nations. Increasingly, healthcare’s shortfalls are recognized. This year, the American Medical Association formally recognized racism as a public health threat. And age-adjusted COVID-19 mortality rates for Black, Latinx, and Native Americans are twice that of whites. How can healthcare be retooled to address these disparities and promote better health?
Addressing these issues are our three panelists:
Ben Palmquist is program director of health care and economic democracy for Partners for Dignity and Rights, a New York City-based nonprofit that advocates for a new social contract where everyone’s human needs are met.
Al Richmond is based in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is executive director of Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, a member-based nonprofit that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions.
Yolandra Toya, MD is a physician and community pediatrician, and a citizen of the Jicarilla Apache nation. In her practice, Dr. Toya is currently providing medical care to residents of both Native and non-Native communities in New Mexico.
This webinar will explore:
- What is the current status of the healthcare system in the US, and how does that differ according to race, class, and location?
- What does good community-based health research look like? How does poorly conducted health research in the past continue to cause problems in the present?
- This year the AMA and many US cities have declared that racism is a matter of public health. But what is required to convert words of concern into action?
- Is COVID-19 teaching us new things about healthcare in the US, or is it mostly confirming what was already known? If it is teaching us new things, what are they?
- What are the structural causes of healthcare injustice in the United States and what can be done to address them?
- What principles guide the US healthcare system, as it currently operates? What should those principles be?
- How do we get from “here” to “there”? In other words, what kind of transition policies are required?
- What role can nonprofits and philanthropy play in supporting economic and racial justice in the healthcare sector?
Whether you’re a nonprofit leader, board member, or engaged in community-based organizing, this webinar will provide you with real-life examples and lessons learned that can inform your work in your own community.
The moderator for this webinar is NPQ Economic Justice Program Director Steve Dubb. Steve has worked with cooperatives and nonprofits for over two decades and has been both a student and practitioner in the field of community economic development. You can send your questions to [email protected] to have them answered during the web event.
*The recording and slides of this webinar will be available on the NPQ website 2-3 days after the live event.
Tags: Nonprofit Quarterly, business leadership training, social justice, Remaking the Economy: Health, Racial Disparities, and Economic Justice
* MUST RSVP TO ATTEND. Only 15 available seats for social distancing *
The Indianapolis Ableton User Group & Soundspace have teamed up for another Track Feedback!
Bring ONE finished OR unfinished song to share with the group and get feedback by artists and producers.
Bring your music on a phone or computer and adapter to plug in the sound system. AUX cable provided.
Hosted by Ableton Certified Trainer & Grammy experienced engineer Dan Giffin.
Sponsored by Leo’s Wellness Bakery. CBD desserts for sale.
Free event. Masks required for entry.
Tags: The Indianapolis Ableton User Group, Soundspace, music, get feedback by artists and producers
Registration closes 2 hours prior to the start of the program. To reserve a spot, visit: https://indianahistory.org/events/history-happy-hour-martin-luther-king-jr-in-indiana/
Free Program. Additional opportunities available to support IHS as we continue collecting, preserving, and sharing Indiana’s history.
Stay connected with the stories of your state while you are at home. Bring your own beverage and join us for a series of insightful conversations with some of Indiana’s most interesting scholars.
No matter where he went, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a catalyst for change, fostering a message of peace and equity around civil and human rights. On the eve of Dr. King’s birthday, join I.H.S. archivist Susan Hall Dodson, to hear the stories and impact of this important leader on the Hoosier state.
History Happy Hour made possible with support from Lake City Bank and supported by the Robin and Charlitta Winston Family Fund for African American History.
Tags: nonprofit, social justice, Indiana Historical Society, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Join us for this gallery opening.
Stephen Creech is originally from Kentucky where he studied ceramics while attending Morehead StateUniversity. After college he worked as a Production Manager at IMG_187 in Los Angeles, the Studio Technician at Eastern Kentucky University and Studio Manager at One World Art Center.
Since moving to Indianapolis in 2012, he has co-founder of Clay Week, co-founded Indy Clay Coop, and became the Director of Marketing at AMACO Brent.
This body of work explores the idea that in a reality of multiverses, each with an infinite amount of space, anything is possible. The goal is to transport the view to a world that exists but has yet to be discovered, every piece being a requiem for what humans may never reach.
Masks will be required to enter. Contact tracing, distancing and other precautions will be utilized and observed.
Tags: Stephen Creech, art, ceramics, Storage Space
Join Butler University saxophone instructor Heidi Radtke in collaboration with esteemed artist Monica Zunino-Mel for an evening of music and imagery.
The program will include works for solo saxophone and for saxophone with pre-recorded sound, and will be accompanied by the images of original nature-inspired paintings by Monica Zunino-Mel.
Compositions include Night Birds by Karen Tanaka, Westland by Andy Scott, Phoenix Rising by Stacy Garrop, Like Lightnings by Hilary Tann, Lullaby by Lori Laitman, and Penelope’s Song by Judith Shatin.
For the full details on this performance and other FREE digital events, visit butlerartscenter.org.
Tags: Live music, saxophone instructor Heidi Radtke in collaboration with esteemed artist Monica Zunino-Mel for an evening of music and imagery
Save the Date:
Artivism, Indiana Nasty Women, and Indiana Black Legislative Caucus are coming together for ‘Crossroads of Democracy’ Day of Action.
On Saturday, October 17th there will be a day filled of empowerment aimed at the future generations of activists. Please join us as we unite and amplify all voices fighting for equity, equality,social and economic justice and generational change in politics .
The Indiana Nasty Women will be at the rally to support and uplift the young leaders of social change across all intersectionalities.
We look forward to you joining us under one common goal of generational involvement in activism and the importance of being involved in an active working democracy that works towards a more perfect union for all of its citizenry.
For more information please email:
Masks and social distancing will be implemented.
Tags: Artivism, Indiana Nasty Women, Indiana Black Legislative Caucus, nonprofit, social justice, activism
Join us for the 2020 Indiana Arts Homecoming! Connect with artists, arts organizations, arts advocates, and community leaders at Indiana’s statewide digital conference. We are proud to offer this year’s IAH as a FREE and entirely online event open to ALL. We are focusing this year’s conference on being a source of inspiration, support and creativity during these challenging times.
View the schedule of events: https://indianaartshomecoming.sched.com/
Tags: Indiana Arts Homecoming, nonprofit, digital conference
Join the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute and the Kheprw Institute for critical conversations about climate change, pollution, and social justice.
Register online at https://iu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpde6sqDwuHNGkrt0HnskVMfi85R1bT3CF
“Historical Injustice in the Urban Environment: The Ecological Implications of Residential Segregation in Indianapolis.” Indiana Legal Archive. Accessed January 23, 2019. http://www.indianalegalarchive.com/ej-case-study/
Thiele, Rebecca. “UN Report: Indianapolis Nears Bottom For Sustainability.” News – Indiana Public Media (blog). Accessed January 23, 2019. https://indianapublicmedia.org/news/report-indianapolis-nears-bottom-sustainability-149526/
Waterhouse, Carlton M., and Ravay Smith. “The Lingering Life of Lead Pollution: An Environmental Justice Challenge for Indiana.” Indiana Law Review 49 (2016 2015): 99.
Tags: nonprofit, environmental justice, social justice, Kheprw Institute, IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute
Bryan Fonseca’s family and friends and the Fonseca Theatre Board invite you to attend a celebration of Bryan’s remarkable life and legacy on his birthday, October 10, 2020, from 4-6 pm via Zoom.
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event.
We will commemorate Bryan with speeches, musical tributes, and reminiscences from some of the many people he influenced during his life. Additional information and opportunities to remember Bryan will be available Wednesday 10/7.
The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the Fonseca Theatre Company’s Community and Education Fund so that Bryan’s work can continue. Donations can be made at https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/WebLink.aspx…
We hope you can join and help us honor his legacy.
Tags: Bryan Fonsesca, arts, nonprofit, memorial
Abbey Arts & Sessions in Place present:
The Round (#184)
with musicians Zoser, Sphie, & Julian Forest
+ spoken word poet Rio Chanae,
and Tiffiny Costello underscoring
Streaming online via Facebook and Youtube
9/26 8p show
All ages, ~PG13 (some content may not be suitable for young audiences)
SUPPORT THE ARTISTS:
100% of Donations for this show will go to support local artists and Abbey Arts
Tiered and sliding scale donation options available via Eventbrite
Support the artists directly via their websites:
JULIAN FOREST: https://www.instagram.com/attajulian/
RIO CHANAE: https://www.instagram.com/rio_chanae/
TIFFINY COSTELLO: https://housekeysmusic.bandcamp.com/
SESSIONS IN PLACE: https://www.facebook.com/SessionsInPlace
ABBEY ARTS: https://www.fremontabbey.org/about/donate/
THE ROUND has been held live in Seattle, WA (USA) every month for 184 months in a row and features local and touring artists Music | Poetry | Visual | Collaboration
Songwriters/bands sharing their music, alternating with a poet,+ visual artists creating live.
All together to create a unique evening of high quality & collaborative arts.
ABOUT ABBEY ARTS, SEATTLE:
NONPROFIT 501C3, NON-RELIGIOUS, EST. 2005
Presenting welcoming music, arts & cultural experiences for people of all ages & incomes.
We support low income families, veterans, and humanitarian nonprofit workers with free event tickets. http://www.fremontabbey.org/artsconnect
Rental info & more: http://www.fremontabbey.org/rent
Concert & events calendar: http://www.abbeyarts.me
Respect policy: www.abbeypresents.org/respect
Check out the Abbey Arts recent & future bands playlist on Spotify
Home Venue: Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103 / 206-414-8325 Ballard Homestead: 6541 Jones Ave NW, Seattle | + UHeights Auditorium, St Mark’s Cathedral, more
Abbey Arts will not be hosting public gatherings at our venues in Seattle until Public Health guidelines allow.
Because producing streaming music & arts falls within essential services as described in Governor Inslee’s stay-at-home order, we are able to present select events online with all standard social distancing and Public Health practices in place at all times during the production process.
We believe music and the arts are incredibly helpful for mental health, whether in a time of quarantine or not. In addition to providing a much-needed service to the community, we are also creating financial opportunity for artists whose livelihoods have been adversely affected by the ongoing public health crisis.
Tags: Live Music, ZOSER, SPHIE, JULIAN FOREST, RIO CHANAE, TIFFINY COSTELLO, art, live painting, spoken word, poetry
The Patron Saint
Derrick Carter w/ John Larner, DJ Brandon Patr!k, Garrison, Bruce Jaxon
Food from Burger Devil Pop-Up
2020 Sun King Brewery & West Fork Whiskey Co. Concert Series
Sunday, September 13th at HI-FI Annex
Doors 3 PM / Show 6 PM / ALL AGES (Children 5 & under free w/ adult)
3:00 PM: Bruce Jaxon
5:00 PM: Garrison
6:00 PM: DJ Brandon Patr!k
7:00 PM: Derrick Carter
9:00 PM: John Larner
HI-FI Annex is a temporary open-air venue located in the back parking lot of the Murphy Arts Center. The main entrance to the venue is located on St. Patrick Street closest to the church. HI-FI Annex is an all-ages venue for most events. Limited picnic table seating is available. Lawn chairs permitted in designated areas. Venue Info here: https://bit.ly/hifiannex
General Admission Only
Tier 1 Tickets: $20
Tier 2 Tickets: $25
Tier 3 Tickets: $30
Get Tickets: https://fanlink.to/dercar
Advance tickets can be purchased online or at HI-FI Box office. On the day of the show, tickets will be available at the HI-FI Annex Box Office on St. Patrick Street.
We are only able to pre-sell 150 tickets for each show. On the day of the show, additional tickets will be released based on weather conditions and on compliance with local mandated capacity restrictions.
In the event of inclement weather, this show may be moved indoors to HI-FI as a contingency plan. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE AGE RESTRICTION WILL CHANGE TO 21+ ONLY. Please contact [email protected] if you are affected.
All patrons and employees are required to wear a face mask per Marion County Public Health Order. Please bring your own. Disposable face masks will be available for purchase at the box office, but quantities are limited.
You can read about our new safety procedures and venue enhancements here: https://bit.ly/hifisafety
VENUE DISCLAIMER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY
Your health and safety are our top priority. HI-FI Annex will endeavor to comply with state and local orders while following CDC and Indiana Board of Health guidelines on social distancing, face coverings, and capacity. You acknowledge and agree that HI-FI Annex shall not be responsible for any illness to persons of your household or family, or yourself, and any corresponding damage, claim, or expense, of any kind, that you, your family members, or your household may experience or incur in connection with contracting COVID-19 as a result of visiting HI-FI Annex.
THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS
Series Partners: Sun King Brewery
| West Fork Whiskey Co.
| White Claw Hard Seltzer
| el Jimador Tequila
| Tito’s Handmade Vodka
| Fords Gin
| Blue Chair Bay Rum
Special Thanks: A Squared Fabrication
| Emergent Construction
| Deylen Realty, Inc.
| Mccallister Audio
Tags: Derrick Carter, John Larner, DJ Brandon Patr!k, Garrison, Bruce Jaxon
Somewhere, something incredible is… Waiting To Be Seen.
A conceptual art exhibit featuring 17 diverse Indiana artists displaying their visions of selected artworks of photography by experimental photographer Darrell Staggs
Coming in September to Lost Dog Gallery in Indianapolis.
Each artist has selected a photographic image, some “predictable” and some ‘abstract/surreal”, and are replicating what they “See” in their own personal style and medium.
It’s learning about Art and how Art works.
“It’s not what you Look at that matters, it’s what you See.”
– Henry David Thoreau
Collectors Night – Thursday, 3-September 6-9pm
Saturday Reception – 12-September 12-3pm
Closing Reception – Friday, 25-September 5-8pm
— Masks Required —
Kylin Brown – Lacy Pearson – JD Bills – Amy Ward – Gary Lynn – Molly Dykstra – Susie Blackmore – Brinton Farrand – Bryan Bromstrup – Lynne Medsker – Kristy Quinn – Cierra Johnson – Jerry Points – Corey J Mills – Linda Wesolowski – Garth Gathers – Jessica Hancock
#WaitingToBeSeen #IndyKeepsCreating #indyartscene #IndyArtists
Tags: art, photography, Lost Dog Gallery
The Circle City Industrial Complex Artists (CCIC Artists) will host a variety of artists as part of the August First Friday art tour, on Friday, August 7th. This will be the first “Indoor-Outdoor” First Friday, to allow for safety measures and social distancing requirements. Admission and parking are free, general programming starts at 5:30pm, although times may vary in individual spaces. Outdoor activities will wrap at 8:30pm/sunset, and indoor activities will wrap at 9pm.
The Indoor-Outdoor First Friday will see artists using the parking lot fence along the Pogue’s Run Trail as an outdoor gallery space, giving artists with smaller studios a chance to receive visitors in the open air. Larger gallery and studio spaces, as well as other businesses, will be open throughout the building, and Centerpoint Brewing and 8th Day Distillery will have outdoor accommodations in their areas. Signage
around the area will point visitors to indoor areas. Per Marion County guidelines, all visitors will be required to wear a mask and maintain social distance.
“I really miss the regular visitors I would have every First Friday, we always had great conversations going in my studio,” Rachel Hedges, of BEBITO Toys, said. “While the break has been good, I’m looking forward to showing my new work.” Hedges explored fabric dyeing and back-burner projects during the shutdown, while generating new ideas and working on her online presence.
“I’m looking forward to seeing my clients again, even if we are visiting through masks,” long-time CCIC artist Katrina Murray said. “I’m happy to do my part in protecting the public while returning to doing business. My art practice is vital to me and I know we, the creative culture makers at the CCIC, need to get back to doing what we do best; making and sharing art.”
The Circle City Industrial Complex has become a destination for art appreciators and supporters of local work, with the total number of artists working within the CCIC to around 90. Just northeast of the Mass
Ave. Art and Theatre Cultural District, at 1125 Brookside Ave., the CCIC Artists First Friday programming is a must-see stop, while events and viewable hours continue throughout the month.
The Main Entrance of the building (identified by its black marble façade) provides easy access to both the South Studios and the North Studios (with a wheelchair accessible ramp and elevator). Maps of the building are posted in several locations to help visitors find all that the building has to offer.
For more listings and event updates please visit https://ccicindyartists.wordpress.com,
or the CCIC Artists Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ccicartists
Art pictured: “Touch Me” by Katrina J. Murray (Ceramic Sculpture) and “Channeling Nina Simone” (Photography) by Eric Schoch
List of participating artists:
Art Threads Studio
Arts & Images by Anthony Armstrong
Jerry Lee Atwood
BEBITO Toys: outdoor
Daily Epiphany Studio
Full Circle Nine Gallery
Glass Arts Indiana
HI Print Gallery
Matt Hurdle Fine Art
Indy Fused Glass
Nancy Lee Designs
Katrina J. Murray Studio and Gallery
One Fine Mess Studio
with coordination assistance by Quintana Behringer
Additional artists may be participating based on weather expectations and developments with the shutdown.
This list is not final.
About the Circle City Industrial Complex Artists
The Circle City Industrial Complex (CCIC) is a nearly half-million square foot industrial building, located at 1125 Brookside Ave., and was formerly home to the Schwitzer automotive company. Its industrial
appeal remains and artists and artisans have made the space their home, carving cozy studio, work, and show spaces from the concrete and steel structure, and the CCIC Artists have grown in number to over
50 galleries, individual artists and artisans. The main artist entries are the North Studios entrance and the South Studios entrance, each marked with signage along Brookside Avenue. The CCIC provides free
parking in a large lot, and is accessible by the Pogue’s Run Trail, connecting to the Monon Trail and the downtown Cultural Trail system. The complex also offers other art-supporting destinations such as the
Centerpoint Brewery, Lick Ice Cream, and Eighth Day Distillery.
Tags: Art, Kid-Friendly, First Friday, Circle City Industrial Complex
Much of Katie’s work, especially the recent stuff, is about the act of collecting, and how that relates to memory and self reflection/awareness. The work also reflects the constructed, architectural and industrial spaces we live and work in and the systems and mechanisms used to organize those spaces.
We ask that all attendees to this opening please wear a mask while inside the gallery. Also, please observe social distance while inside and just outside the gallery.
Tags: art, the act of collecting, and how that relates to memory and self reflection/awareness, Storage Space
Thursday, June 25th, 8:30pm on our Zoom account
You can join in with your computer or dial in with your phone
Indiana Green Party Members and Non-Members are all welcome and invited!!!!
We would like to invite you to join us while we share information with you and listen to what you feel we should be addressing.
We wanna get to know you and want you to meet other folks in the Indiana Green Party lets come together virtually and change the world
You can join the meeting by downloading the free Zoom App on your phone or computer, or by simply calling in. The meeting starts at 8:30pm ET (7:30pm CT) on Thursday, June 25th, and reoccurs on the 4th Thursday of every month at the same time. Check our calendar for dates and details.
Indiana Green Party is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: INGP Monthly Statewide Meeting
Time: Jun 25, 2020 08:30 PM Indiana (East)
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May 28th monthly Statewide Meeting Agenda
1. Greetings & Introductions (Pluto)
2. Announce Election Results (Pluto)
3. Explain how the delegates will represent vote & represent us (Adam)
4. Update up Ballot Access Lawsuit (Teri)
5. Announcement about date and purpose of upcoming Congress (Adam)
6. Fundraising for INGP (Sarah)
7. What are Green Party Ideologies & Policies (Pluto)
8. Q&A/ Conversations (Everyone)
9. Introduction of New Communications Director (Pluto)
10. Self Introduction & Call out for Communications Volunteers (Clay)
11. Call out for Creating Caucuses (Pluto)
12. Closing (Pluto)
Tags: third party, grassroots, activism, political meeting, Indiana Green Party, webinar
Extinction Party: A Photobook Case Study
Online Conversation with Jonathan Blaustein, Caleb Cain Marcus, and Jennifer Yoffy
Thursday, June 25, 2020, 7pm EST
Free and open to the public
Have you ever wondered what goes into the creation of a photobook, from the initial project idea to the final publication and beyond? Join Aurora for a moderated conversation with the creative team behind Extinction Party, published by Yoffy Press and released this past March. This timely book offers an incisive look at our culture of mass consumption in a globalized world. Led by Aurora’s Mary Goodwin, the talk features photographer Jonathan Blaustein, designer Caleb Cain Marcus, and publisher Jennifer Yoffy for an evening of anecdotal stories, lessons, and experiences as Extinction Party went from idea to reality. Some discussion topics will include:
* When to take the leap from a personal project to a book
* How to approach publishers
* The creative collaboration between the photographer, designer, and publisher
* An honest assessment of funding a book project
* What happens after your book is published
Extinction Party is photographer and conceptual artist Jonathan Blaustein’s first book and brings together over a decade’s worth of research on consumption in America. His elegant images investigate the relationship between what we take from the earth and what we receive in return. Published at the advent of the global pandemic, Extinction Party makes clear that there is a price to pay, beyond the cash register, for the overconsumption of our planet’s resources. In his introduction to the book, Blaustein writes, “It’s the end of the world as we know it. We humans treat the planet like one big, rowdy, discount super-market: a Trader Joe’s filled with chickens, cows and pigs. And we’re hungry for all of it.”
To register for the event please visit Aurora’s website or click here:
Jonathan Blaustein is an artist, writer, and educator based in Taos, New Mexico. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Library of Congress, the State of New Mexico, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, among other institutions. Jonathan is a regular contributor to the popular blog A Photo Editor and spent six years as a photography critic for the New York Times Lens blog. He has also written about art and photography online for The New Yorker, VICE, and Hyperallergic.
Caleb Cain Marcus has work is the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Getty Museum, the High Museum of Art, Norton Museum of Art, and Museum of Fine Arts Houston. His work has been published in contemporary photography journals such as PDN, Musée, American Photo and Professional Photographer and mainstream magazines Conde Nast Traveler, Orion and Audubon as well as online journals such as Feature Shoot, Fraction, F-stop, Slate, Lens Culture, Smithsonian, My Modern Met and Hyperallergic. Caleb is the author of A Portrait of Ice (2012), A brief movement after death (2018) and Iterations (2019). He is also the founder of Luminosity Lab, a design and print studio.
Jennifer Yoffy is a publisher, photographer, and arts advocate based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the founder/publisher of Yoffy Press, an independent publisher dedicated to pushing the boundaries of photobook publishing.
Tags: Aurora Photocenter, photobook, case study, nonprofit, Extinction Party, incisive look at our culture of mass consumption in a globalized world
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Discover your role in the movement for an environmentally sustainable, spiritually fulfilling, socially just human presence on the planet.
This call will orient you to the tools and offerings available through the Pachamama Alliance to support you in making a lasting difference in the world: from educational programs accessible anywhere in the world, to transformational Journeys to the heart of the Amazon rainforest, to a robust global network of local groups committed to personal and societal transformation.
On the call you will:
- Hear about the unique origins of Pachamama Alliance in partnership with indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest
- Learn how the programs of the Up to Us engagement pathway can support you in bringing forth a thriving, just, and sustainable future for all
- Find answers to any questions you have about the offerings of Pachamama Alliance
- Discover the empowering opportunities available to you as part of the global Pachamama Alliance community
Feel free to pose any questions you have in the comments below in advance of the call!
Tags: Hear about the unique origins of Pachamama Alliance in partnership with indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest