Meditative Art Making starts in one week!

Meditative Art Making is a six week course taught by Sarah Tourjee. The class is open to all genres as well as artists of other mediums who are interested in working with text. Here are a few words from Sarah about the class:

“I think of art making as a meditative act in itself.  When we create something we Photo on 2-9-15 at 3.46 PMland in our bodies, we land in time on earth. I wanted to teach this class as a way of intentionally approaching writing from that perspective, and in order to create optimal conditions for doing so. I think of writing, like meditating, as a radical act, directly in opposition to the currents we live in.”

The class is offered sliding scale and starts next Thursday, October 22.  Course info below.

Meditative Art Making

How can we bring our creative practices to the present moment and engage that moment directly? The class will incorporatemeditative exercises and weekly assignments. This will be a generative and discussion based course. Students’ individual artistic practices will guide our discussions, allowing us to support each other across disciplines. We will end with a public celebration and performance of created work. This writing workshop is open to artists of all mediums and levels of experience who are interested in working with text.

INSTRUCTOR: Sarah Tourjee
DATE: Thursdays Oct 22–Dec 3
TIME: 7-9:30pm
WHERE: 186 Carpenter Street
Tuition: $160 – $275
 (This class is offered sliding scale– please pay any amount in this range, according to your means.)
Click here to register

Sarah Tourjee is a co-director at Frequency. She is the author of Ghost (Anomalous
Press), When Tongue was Muscle (Anomalous 2016), and a manuscript titled Sam Says, Sam. She writes in a hybrid form of prose and poetry and collaborates frequently with many different artists. She holds an MFA from Brown University, and is a 2015-2016 Artist-in-Residence at Joshua Tree National Park. Find her work at sarahtourjee.wordpress.com.

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