Writing from Home (via Zoom)

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Writing from Home (via Zoom)
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Event Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2021 - 11:00

Each writer, inspired by a work(s) of art in the Museum’s collection, chooses the theme, format, and form for the workshop; allowing both the writers and participants maximum choice. Participants have an opportunity to also share their writing. Sign up for both sessions with one writer or sample across disciplines.

Theme
Seeing in the Dark

What do we strain to see in the darkness? What procession of thoughts interrupts us mid sleep? What is moving into illumination and understanding? What remains obscure and unexplored? In this workshop we will explore the edges of unformed thoughts and fears.

Inspiration Image
Morris Graves, Procession of Sounds in the Night (1943)

Meet your Instructor
Rick Benjamin currently works at UCSB, where he teaches courses in poetry and community, environmental studies, translation, and juvenile justice. The former poet laureate of Rhode Island, he has published three books of poetry and is currently doing the final edit of a fourth, and also a book about the work that poetry helps us to do in our lives.

Ticket Cost:
Virtual Experience via Zoom: FREE

Event Category: 
ART