Getting busy!

Things have really been hopping over the last few weeks as I’ve done a slew of workshops and presentations! I was asked to make an online presentation for students a three schools in Wilton in connection with this year’s Wilton Reads selection Vigil Harbor by Julia Glass (I’m adding this one to my to beContinue reading “Getting busy!”

Wesleyan Connection Story: Art and Policy Salon

Here’s a great story on the Art and Policy Salon from the Wesleyan Connection. It was a really incredible event– so inspiring to hear from and exchange ideas with Katie Pearl, Raquel Bryant, and Alex Rodriguez, all moderated by Michael Feldman.  We discussed the links between science, art, policy, and action. The event was capped offContinue reading “Wesleyan Connection Story: Art and Policy Salon”

Sewing Event: This Friday at WESU

This Friday, April 14th from 11AM – 4PM we’re going to be sewing the humpback whale at Wesleyan in Middletown. This piece will eventually be 51 feet long! Each square is 3 x 3 feet. This is event is free and open to the public– hopefully it will be a beautiful spring day and anContinue reading “Sewing Event: This Friday at WESU”

Connecticut Science Center STEM events

Here’s some fun footage of kids and adults sewing along as a part of the CT Science Center’s Careers in STEM showcase on March 31, 2023. About 450 students cycled through the science center during the event. It was so fun! Then on April 1st I had the distinct pleasure of joining a panel forContinue reading “Connecticut Science Center STEM events”

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”