Art in/with Community

If Racism Was a Monster

By conNECKted TOO / August 31, 2021

It might look like me It might look like my father it might look like my daughter it might look like diabetics it might look like paramedics it might look like the systems like invisible systems it might loom like me it might move in the night but it moves in the light yes it […]

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QUESTION / RELAY

By conNECKted TOO / July 28, 2021

There is no pre-existing agenda. This format transforms participants in leaders of the conversation. Each of them has a chance to ask a question and to answer another one. Here is a description of our process: conNECKtedTOO –> TINYisPOWERFUL RELAY QUESTION Process • To facilitate potential topics, ideas and questions that can be used for […]

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SOLIDARITY ECONOMY

By conNECKted TOO / July 11, 2021

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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TINYisPOWERFUL – TINY Dialogue Booklets

By conNECKted TOO / June 28, 2021

Click here for the 2021 TINY Dialogue Booklet The work of TINYisPOWERFUL is process-oriented and prioritizes a journey toward an unknown destination or series of destinations we can create together. At its core, TINY is about the power of human connection — the possibilities that exist when we take time to listen to each other, […]

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Book Signing May 15, 2021 at Turning Page Book Shop

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Jenna Teves researched, wrote and illustrated a coloring book on Awesome Southern Women. She’s doing a book-signing at the only local Black woman- owned bookstore, Turning Page, on Saturday, May 15th from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and she’s donating the proceeds from sales of the book to Destiny Community Cafe, a Black woman-owned restaurant that feeds […]

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Online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference July 23, 2021

By conNECKted TOO / May 5, 2021

Darryl Wellington will be teaching an online workshop “Writing Fiction and Nonfiction about Racism” at the Taos Writing Conference, on July 23rd. Please consider attending. Limited space available. You can read details about the workshop here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/schedule/ You can read Darryl Wellington’s bio here: https://somostaos.org/taos-writers-conference/faculty/#faculty Do you have Something to Share with this TINY POWERFUL […]

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A Podcast on “Change the Story”

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / May 4, 2021

William “Bill” Cleveland (Center for the Study of Art and Community) was kind enough to interview me on his podcast “Change the Story”. Was great looking back to my teaching days when I traveled the South teaching poetry in urban and rural communities. For over 30 years I taught poetry as an act of liberation, […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARIANNE AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER RESIDENCY AT THE GIBBES GALLERY

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / April 14, 2021

CLICK HERE TO READ A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ARIANNE AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER RESIDENCY AT THE GIBBES GALLERY For the TINYisPOWERFUL collective to be viable, it needs to keep in close contact with its outside partners and supporters. This is the purpose of our NEWSLETTER and of the TINYisPOWERFUL website.  A lot of the work though, takes […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN MORGAN AND JEAN-MARIE AROUND HER SHOW AT REDUX

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

FROM JEAN-MARIE, The following is an exercise in approaching a body of artwork by one of TINYisPOWERFUL’s members, Morgan Kinne, as she presents it at Redux until the end of this month. First, Morgan and I had two long meetings at the gallery. I already knew the work but we had never had a professional […]

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PART OF OUR HISTORY: No Coke, but free-flowing community. At a beloved Charleston cafe, it’s part of the art.

By Abetterbusinessxabb@gmail.com / January 25, 2021

https://www.postandcourier.com/columnists/no-coke-but-free-flowing-community-at-a-beloved-charleston-cafe-its-part-of-the/article_ac5d3874-5052-11eb-b9c9-d74a94b92bef.html?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Hot%20Sheet%20011421&utm_content=Hot%20Sheet%20011421+CID_b524645e77aa04cbbf5e864be18d2043&utm_source=CampaignMonitor&utm_term=Read%20Maura%20Hogans%20story

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