Hands-On Artmaking for Change, with David Solnit

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Date(s) - Aug 11, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Resource Center for Nonviolence

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Hands-On Artmaking for Change workshop with David Solnit

Saturday, August 10, 10am – 4pm AT RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz.

A day-long workshop. Hands-on banner/flag painting/stenciling, street murals and screen printing. Making art to save the climate & promote social justice.

Co-sponsored by ARRT, RCNV and SC Indivisible.

Pre-registration required: https://arrtworkshop.brownpapertickets.com

David Solnit is a climate justice, global justice, anti-war, arts, and direct action organizer, an author, a puppeteer, and a trainer from the Bay Area. He is co-founder of Courage to Resist, co-author of Army of None. He is co-founder of Art and Revolution, using culture, art, giant puppets and theater in mass mobilizations, for popular education and as an organizing tool.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:  https://arrtsantacruz.home.blog/  or call RCNV, 831-423-1626.

Part of the ARRT & Human/Nature Events.

ARRT (Artists Respond and Resist Together) is collaborating with the Resource Center for Nonviolence (RCNV) to build momentum and inspire a more informed and active citizenry with its third annual juried exhibit at RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060.

 

ARRT & Human/Nature

EXHIBITION CALENDAR:

*EXHIBITION DATES: Friday, July 26 – Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019

Exhibit Hours: M-Th Noon-4pm

*The Summer of ARRT for Radical Times:

RECEPTIONS/EVENTS at RCNV, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA

  • Friday, July 26: Opening Night
  • Saturday, July 27 – Film screening: Grit – Documentary Film. Doors open 7pm; film at 7:30pm. Donation requested at the door to support the continuing struggles of the villagers. Limited space – RSVP in advance: https://grit.brownpapertickets.com     Q/A with film-maker Sasha Friedlander.  More info about the film: www.gritdocumentary.com
  • Friday, August 2: First Friday Reception, 6-9pm
  • Friday, August 9: Doors open 6:30, conversation begins at 7:00pm. 2nd Annual Community Conversation with David Solnit, TJ Demos and Martabel Wasserman: The Role and Power of Art in Shaping Political and Social Change and how we as citizens in this community can participate and engage.  – in this evening presentation and conversation, David will discuss the use of arts organizing for social change.
  • Saturday, August 10: Workshop with David Solnit. A day long workshop on climate justice and its intersecting movements and struggles. Hands on banner/flag painting/stenciling, street murals and screen printing.
  • Saturday, September 14: Closing celebration: Art pick up, banner making & street art at RCNV.

David Solnit is a climate justice, global justice, anti-war, arts, and direct action organizer, an author, a puppeteer, and a trainer from the Bay Area. He is co-founder of Courage to Resist, co-author of Army of None. He is co-founder of Art and Revolution, using culture, art, giant puppets and theater in mass mobilizations, for popular education and as an organizing tool.

  • Resource Center for Nonviolence Hours: Monday – Thursday, 12:00 – 4:00PM. Hours may be extended to include Saturdays, 1- 4 if ARRT members volunteer for Gallery Sitting.
  • QUESTIONS? Contact: anita@rcnv.org.

Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060, 831.423.1626, rcnv.org The Resource Center for Nonviolence, founded in 1976, is a peace and justice organization promoting the practice of nonviolent social change. Their primary mission is to support the growth of nonviolent activists.

Posted in The Art of Nonviolence.

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