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...

Cancelled: Making Some Beauty Together

Due to the HIGH COVID threat level in Bronx County, New York City, and Westchester County, we are cancelling this Sunday’s program.  Check out past Sunday talks on YouTube, or just enjoy a safe holiday weekend. Weather and COVID threat level permitting,...

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?

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