Art In/With Community

SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

When in Charleston, pre-covid, Sarah Turquety, with a simple exercise in social awareness, transformed a disparate group of individualists into a cluster of community strong neighbors. Her poetry speaks of solidarity, militancy, family, nature. Her voice is spiced with a ray of sun. She is young and French, an artist living in a region of villages with 200 to 2000 inhabitants, in SW France

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Art and Community Working to Make the Invisible Visible

The conNECKtedTOO project is an outgrowth of the Charleston Rhizome Collective, an organization of local collaborators who employ the arts as a means to examine, explore and cohere varying aspects of the area community, intending to combine artistic expression, social activism, and economic opportunity for both creative artists and for small businesses.

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The Arts in “Art and Culture in/with Community”

ART & CULTURE IN/WITH COMMUNITY is an outgrowth of the place where it exists. 

The conNECKtedTOO team of artists, activists, youth and educators looks like the communities it works with: inter-generational, inter-disciplinary and interracial. The “Collective” model, where members are autonomous, reflects both the identity of causes and the free choice of the means to attain them, as found in any livable social group.

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