The Poetry Center, San Francisco State University, presents a two-day symposium on the subject “Vital Forms: Healing and the Arts of Crisis.” All events take place at the Subterranean Arthouse in Berkeley. Conceived of and curated by Eleni Stecopoulos, in collaboration with the Poetry Center, the project “Poetics of Healing” is supported by the Creative Work Fund. Friday APRIL 19 Saturday APRIL 20 Melissa Buzzeo, Thom Donovan, Margit Galanter, Bhanu Kapil, Beth Murray, Pavlos Stavropoulos, david wolach 2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley (just south and east of downtown Berkeley BART) • Friday, 7-9:30 pm, talks & performances, $10/$5 • Saturday, 2-4:30 pm, workshops integrating writing with movement/somatic work, $10/$5 • Saturday, 7-9:30 pm, talks & performances, $10/$5
VITAL FORMS: Healing and the Arts of Crisisa two-day Symposium featuring Eleni Stecopoulos and special guests:
All-events ticket at door first evening: $25/$15
intense autobiography.A mutual aid.B, A light touch.C land-escape / soundscape.D a charged space.E building the dream house that is the body, where we live.F self-organization as a devotional act.G poetry as radical organizing.D
What forms do we create in crisis, from crisis? What forms nourish us, heal us, free us to live?
A Thom Donovan, B Pavlos Stavropoulos, C Bhanu Kapil, D david wolach, E Melissa Buzzeo, F Beth Murray, G Margit Galanter