On Tacoma Arts and Social Change : Open Space

[ad_1] 5 Stages mural by Saiyare Refaei and Tiffanny Hammonds, 2017. Photo: Crews Creative. The mural was produced through Spaceworks’ Artscapes program. Last October, as part of Tacoma Arts Month, I drove around the city with my sister, artist Teruko Nimura. We delivered handmade mental-health care packages to residential food […]

What’s an Amateur, Anyway? : Open Space

[ad_1] Eds note: The prose in this publish was created by Creative Advancement Poet-in-Residence Lorraine Lupo Heather Edgar, Untitled, 18″x24″ acrylic on paper I like to proselytize to any non-poet who will listen. My speeches go something like this: You do not have to comprehend each and every poem that […]

Notes From Our Last Meeting : Open Space

[ad_1] We get there at Tecopa Very hot Springs after dim. It’s too late to use the pools. Thanks to an incident (significance expressed on the attendant’s facial area) the unisex bath is out of assistance. The indication on the doorway reads Shut IN PERPETUITY. Alison notices that an individual […]

Who We Were When We Were Here : Open Space

[ad_1] Un-Disclosure We were being teaching on the reservation when, overnight, the campus closed. We have been working remotely, observing students in person only when searching at Fred Meyer. The tribe took care of us, valuing science over the bottom-line. There have been problems for students — acquiring Wi-Fi in […]

Foundations : Open Space

[ad_1] When SFMOMA established its archives in 2006, the museum was lucky enough to have its early records, dating back to its founding in 1935, still intact and ready to be accessed by the research public. Among those records were ones documenting the activities of the Women’s Board, formed in […]

Over My Shoulder : Open Space

[ad_1] Oakland, August 2020 Leslie Scalapino is a summer time poet. Her work’s humid, pores and skin and air develop into indistinguishable. She catches glints of light and canines and sex, unfurls montages of violence distant and palpable, interpolates and peels away the composite mercy of structure. Cloud and digital […]

Track Changes : Open Space

[ad_1] The colophon for the unique Open up Place, printed by White Rabbit Push. The 1965 volume is a cherished present from OS contributor and then-colleague Jay Mollica. It’s 9:44 p.m. on the final Monday in October. I just finished editing the previous initially draft for Open up Space’s previous […]