Posted on February 11, 2021
| 12:27 p.m.

SBCC’s Atkinson Gallery, in conjunction with the SBCC Foundation, invites group users fascinated in art and science (past and current) to a conversation with the inventive group powering its upcoming venture and exhibition Cosmovisión Indígena: The Intersection of Indigenous Understanding and Present-day Artwork.

The team discussion, scheduled by way of Zoom at 4 p.m. Feb. 24, will offer an possibility to learn about and engage with the task as the investigation process commences.

Cosmovisión Indígena will trace the history, science, and modern day utilizes of Mesoamerican dyeing and weaving, whilst discovering the mythology, ritual and storytelling utilized to protect and pass on this classic knowledge.

Featuring the two guide artist advisors Tanya Aguiñiga of Los Angeles, Porfirio Gutiérrez of Ventura, and Teotitlán del Valle, of Oaxaca, Mexico, the chat will also incorporate curators John Connelly, Atkinson Gallery director Frederick Janka, govt director, Carolyn Glasoe Bailey Basis, Ojai and Audrey Lopez public art and engagement curator, Santa Barbara County Office environment of Arts and Culture.

Conceived in local community, this partnership of Central Coast arts companies joins a network of cultural, instructional and scientific institutions during Southern California as part of Pacific Regular Time: Artwork x Science x L.A., scheduled to open up in 2024.

Funded by the Getty Basis, Pacific Normal Time will element dozens of concurrent reveals, performances, publications and other programming by 45 Southern California establishments, all exploring the intersection of art and science.

The Atkinson’s Cosmovisión Indígena will create an art lab and finding out backyard garden in Santa Barbara, as well as a local community study place in Oxnard, serving associates of the Mixtec, Zapotec, and other indigenous communities from Oaxaca, Mexico, who have settled through Ventura County.

There, youthful Oaxacan-American artists will be ready to master the science, know-how and art of dyeing and weaving from experienced practitioners. The last exhibition will exhibit parts produced in both web sites together with curated artworks by modern day artists and community associates.

Register in this article in advance for the webinar. After registering, a confirmation email will be sent with details about joining the webinar. For a lot more about the Atkinson Gallery, take a look at http://gallery.sbcc.edu/.