Glitch Art and Queerness

This talk will provide a brief introduction to Glitch Art, covering the basics of the art movement, important and influential Glitch Artists,.  You’ll also hear about the correlations between Glitch Art and Queerness. Our speaker, Sky Goodman, will also discuss...

Making Some Beauty Together

Weather and COVID threat level permitting, we’ll meet outside at the RYSEC meeting house, and make some beauty.  We’ll start with a few opening words, sharing of joys and concerns, and some music. We’ll also have a time to remember the origin and...

Beauty and the Body

So many of us have poor relationships with our own bodies.  We are too short, too tall, too fat, too skinny, too dark, too masculine, too feminine. We have bad hair or we’re bald or we have wrinkles or pimples or tics or freckles.  We move with assistance....

On Beauty, Nurturing and Durational Practice

How does nurturing beauty inform a durational art practice? Visual artist Evan Nabrit will examine the ongoing and meaningful durations implied by a term like ‘nurturing’, as well as what it means to carry something beautiful – such as an art...

Save the World or Savor the World?

There’s an old ethical argument, that beauty distracts us from fairness and justice. It often seems like we have to make a choice: save the world, or savor the world.  Is it wasting our time to take a walk in the woods instead of writing one more letter to a decision-maker?  Is it wasting our time to participate in one more march or demonstration when we could be stopping to smell the flowers?

Pin It on Pinterest