events / workshops
An outlet for open-ended and experimental exploration, we host a range of events and workshops including performance, screenings, readings, and visual art. These events and workshops explore a variety of topics and concept and holds true to our philosophy of community-minded experimentation in the arts. Our events and workshops series provides presenters an outlet to share something new or experimental. This may be a new facet of a topic or material they are exploring themselves, or a process they would like to share with members of our community who are ready to not know the outcome.
EVENT :: "On the Screen // In Real Life" with VIDEO PROGRAM
14 & up. Saturday February 3rd, 8pm. $5 suggested. Space limited / RSVP recommended
This sculptural performance piece is a 30-45 minute non-linear one-person performance rooted in pop-songs and video. The performance embodies the disjointed sensation of the human-condition, the disruption of space-time as accomplished by "time-shifting devices" (i.e. technology, pre-recordings, televisions, song, camera, and live performance), and the disassociation of self that accompanies embracing technology as an extension of human evolution as people and their tools become increasingly codependent.
workshop :: flower arranging with Okimoto
Join Okimoto for a two hour long floral arranging session! In this time you will learn the varied creative elements that go into the making of a beautiful floral arrangement. Come join us and bring home a botanical sculpture for yourself or a loved one. A variety of flowers will be provided as well as tools, inspiration, and vintage one of a kind vessels.
Okimoto is a collaborative, often botanical, creative studio based between Upstate NY and NYC.
Date TBD (near Valentines Day)
WOrkshop :: Right Now Mind //\\ cheaper than therapy with sarah conarro
When we are so busy that we do not have time to spend time together and move our hands and talk and drink tea or wine, this is when we need a night of Right Now Mind. These two hours in the studio are meant for showing up to mindfully relax and work on anything you'd like to work on or simply sit and have conversation. Materials will be out for you to mindlessly try 2-d projects (ie collage, printing, card-making) or bring your own if you have something of your own you would like to add onto. Past explorations include knitting, poetry, fortune telling, and more. Feedback includes the comment, "This is Cheaper than Therapy!"
knitting for real //\\ not promising you Anything big with taylor kennedy
"When I am unable to focus on something serious, knitting gives me solace." Learn the basics of knitting while learning the history and impact textiles has had on the world. Techniques covered: knit, purl, cast on, cast off. Knitting History Covered: creation/implementation, woman's work, Now What is provided: needles, basic yarns, slideshow images for knitting history, and Taylor What you may bring: any needle/yarn you are interested in trying out, wine