In October 2016, AZ ArtWorker partnered with Tohono O’odham Community College, Shining Soul, and Red Ink Magazine to present a workshop and a performance led by visiting artist Yadira De La Riva. At a community event workshop participants presented original short dramatic works on the theme of reclaiming community narratives. Special guests included Ofelia Zepeda and Shining Soul.
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In October 2016, AZ ArtWorker partnered with Spoken Futures, a youth-centered literary arts and community engagement organization, to present a workshop with visiting theatre artist and educator Yadira De La Riva in Tucson, Arizona. Workshop participants practiced the incorporation of physical, theatrical movement into spoken word performance.
Transborder Hermanx: Regalos was developed by visiting theatre artist and educator Yadira De La Riva and high school students from both sides of the border fence that separates Douglas and Agua Prieta, Sonora. On October 22, 2016, during a public presentation, the two groups of students performed self-composed reflections on border life and transborder friendship from their respective sides of the fence.
On Saturday, Septmber 17, 2016, Join Macarthur “Genius Grant” recipient Liz Lerman for an introductory workshop on her Critical Response Process (CRP), a facilitated structure for giving and getting feedback on artistic works in progress.
On June 25, 2016, join AZ ArtWorker and visual artist Claudio Dicochea for a workshop that will provide you with an understanding of paint as a material for artistic expression and painting as an activity that explores our sense of self and our sense of place.
On June 24, 2016, join us for a conversation with visual artist Claudio Dicochea about the personal creative journey of artmaking as well as the social process of placing one’s work out in the world.
On June 11, 2016, join us for a meet and greet with Margarita Cabrera, a Mexican-American artist whose objects and activities address timely issues related to border relations, labor practices and immigration. Margarita will talk about her latest project Space in Between, a collaboration with ASU Art Museum, Desert Botanical Gardens and various community organizations.
In June 2016, the Arts Commission presented an exhibition at Chartreuse, a contemporary art space on historic Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix, featuring work by five members of the 2015 cohort of Artist Research & Development Grant recipients. These five artists work in various media and address multiple thematic concerns, but at the core of their artistic practice is a common need to document a passing moment.
On May 21, 2016, join us for an interactive, hands-on workshop with Southwest Folklife Alliance. At Who Tells the Best Jokes? Who Makes the Best Tortillas? Asset Mapping as a Tool for Community Empowerment participants will gain a deeper understanding of the field of “place making” and its potential benefits for community prosperity.
On May 19, 2016, Jorge Merced, Associate Artistic Dirctor of New York’s Pregones Theatre, will present a workshop on using literary and non-literary texts as inspiration and raw material for theater. The workshop will be presented in partnership with Tucson’s Borderlands Theater and feature an introduction by Milta Ortiz.