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Workshop // ARTivism

  • University of Utah Dept. of Art & Art History 375 S 1530 East Salt Lake City, UT, 84112 United States (map)

Join Wasatch Rising Tide, the University of Utah Environmental Humanities Program, and local climate justice groups for ARTivism a day-long symposium for Climate Justice & the arts January 20th as we explore the practice and strategy of creative activism.

The day kicks off at 10:30am with a panel of artists, writers, musicians, and dancers who embody diverse forms of art activism. In the afternoon, we will make powerful banners and puppets in an art build led by David Solnit, the North American Arts Organizer for 350. This art build will support upcoming actions planned by the local climate justice movement.

And thanks to support from HEAL Utah, The Utah Chapter of The Sierra Club, & Utah Physicians for a Healthy Environment, join Giuliana Serena and Nan Seymour of The Bee for a workshop on harnessing the power of personal narrative to effect change from 12:30 - 2:45pm.

In dark times, creating beauty is an act of resistance.

Folks are welcome to stay all day or drop in for a portion. All events are completely FREE & open to the public, though folks are encouraged to sign up for our workshop in advance as space is limited.

Workshop participants are encouraged to arrive 15-20 minutes before we officially begin and bring a favorite pen and paper / notebook.

Earlier Event: January 11
The Bee // Baggage
Later Event: February 6
Workshops // A Taste of Storytelling