An interview with poet and artist Wang Ping about “We Are Water” — a month-long curatorial collaboration between “Kinship of Rivers” and The Soap Factory. Artist Sean Smuda joins us to talk about his project “Blown Derivatives” which is featured in the show. Opening reception is this Saturday, May 10th, 7-11pm. For all related arts events, go to: www.soapfactory.org
Mili Dutta, Organizer of “Brahmaputra Meets the Mississippi,” a community dinner and cultural performance to benefit two organizations in Assam, India (https://www.facebook.com/events/7854303081410). Dutta also recently founded the first ever Gay Pride Festival in NE India. Also, the low tech/high joy collaborative presents “The Sunflower Revolution,” a creative placemaking project by artists Marlaine Cox and Karen Kasel. They will be at the Eco Arts Fest at Harriet Island this week-end, dispersing hand-sewn sunflower seed packets.
An interview with Fionn Meade, the Walker Art Center’s new Senior Curator of Cross-Disciplinary Platforms (www.fionnmeade.com); also, John Beuche, Bedlam Theatre’s Chief Artistic Officer, highlights Bedlam Lowertown’s Grand Opening this Saturday, May 31st (www.bedlamtheatre.org).
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