Upcoming CT Science Center events

I’m super excited to be visiting the Connecticut Science Center to be a part of a couple of upcoming programs and to share the Entangled and Ingested project! First, I will join their STEM career showcase this Friday March 31st from 9AM -12PM. According to their website, “The STEM Career Showcase is a conference-style eventContinue reading “Upcoming CT Science Center events”

Sewing a whale at WESU

Super excited to be hosting a sewing event at Wesleyan University on Friday April 14th. Crossing all my appendages that it will be a beautiful sunny spring day! Here’s the official blurb from their site. Sea Creature Sewing: Entangled and IngestedFriday, April 14, 2023 at 11:00amHuss Courtyard—outside of Usdan University Center (Rain location: Fayerweather Studio)Continue reading “Sewing a whale at WESU”

Ocean Filibuster at Wesleyan

Amazing things are happening at Wesleyan this spring, including the Connecticut premiere of Ocean Filibuster , which puts audiences in the middle of a human/ocean showdown. In this immersive production, “the Ocean” gets the chance to tell its side of the story. This amazing piece is the brainchild of Wesleyan Assistant Professor of Theater Katie Pearl’s Obie Award-winningContinue reading “Ocean Filibuster at Wesleyan”

Art and Policy Salon: Acting on Climate Change at Wesleyan

Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 7:00pmRing Family Performing Arts Hall and on Zoom FREE! Artists help us imagine possible futures. How can they effect actual change? Join Assistant Professor of Theater Katie Pearl, Assistant Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Raquel Bryant, artist and researcher Dr. Katharine Owens, and Save the Sound’s inaugural Environmental Justice Specialist Alex Rodriguez to lookContinue reading “Art and Policy Salon: Acting on Climate Change at Wesleyan”

Kanda La Ziwa and the NAAM festival

In February I had the opportunity to participate from afar in the Kanda La Ziwa – Lakeside Peoples Meeting, a dialogue and activist meeting bringing together key local partners, residents, and users of Lake Victoria to discuss the issues facing the lake. The meeting was created as a safe space for fishermen, artists, activists, students,Continue reading “Kanda La Ziwa and the NAAM festival”

Wasch seminar series at WESU

Join me in March and April as I share my work in a series of talks at Wesleyan University. The Susan B. and William K. Wasch Center for Retired Faculty at Wesleyan has provided programming for former faculty since 2004. One of their key services is bringing speakers to the community. I’ll be joining themContinue reading “Wasch seminar series at WESU”

Entangled and Ingested kits

Really excited to dust off ye olde ETSY shoppe to bring Entangled and Ingested sewing kits to the world. You can see the link here. Bring the Entangled and Ingested project into your home or classroom with these fairy penguin sewing kits. The kit includes:** an 8 x 10 inch piece of 7-ounce weight cottonContinue reading “Entangled and Ingested kits”

Inspiring work from students in Tolland

As we know, plastic pollution is a growing environmental problem that affects wildlife around the world. I was invited to visit the classroom of Kate Case, a science and oceanography teacher at Tolland High School, last year. Working with her students, Kate wanted to raise awareness of this issue and inspire her students to createContinue reading “Inspiring work from students in Tolland”

Catching up: Entangled and Ingested in the Fall

I broke my ankle right before Thanksgiving, which really stifled my ability to lead any workshops since that time. I’m easing back into some, and have several events and activities planned already for the next four months. In many ways I’m playing catchup, sharing the fun events that took place during the fall season asContinue reading “Catching up: Entangled and Ingested in the Fall”