THE VAS ARCHIVE PRESENTS
At the Edge of the World is a place where both chaos and calmness exist. The works selected manifest a struggle of dualities existing in one space.
13: At the Edge of the World features work by: Michael Van Winkle, Nancy Winship Milliken, Eben Archer Kling, Diane Travis, Anna Slezak, Samuel Rowlett, Alicia Renadette, Bonnie Rogers, Carolyn Clayton, Victor Signore, Rachel King, Carrie Bergman, Youth Action Coalition
The occupations spreading across the United States inspired by Occupy Wall Street and the Arab Spring are treading another edge as the peaceful perseverance of this leaderless resistance movement meets the hierarchised powers of corporations and The State.
How does art and creative messaging play a role in this movement? There is an arts and culture committee organized on Wall St. Anyone planning to travel down there or plan an occupation here in the valley?
GET YOUR WORDS OUT
Shape&Nature Press, a local Greenfield-based small press, invites the local community to participate in The Favorite Words Project, an art/publishing installation which collects people’s favorite words and publishes them on bumper stickers and t-shirts as a living installation.
PERSPECTIVES ON WAR CONTINUES
Extended Performance Dates for CONTACT & 100 Faces of War Experience @ September 2011 at The Canal Gallery: Friday Oct. 14, 7pm | Saturday Oct. 15, 7pm | Sunday Oct. 16, 4pm
In the same vein: Forbes Library Hosts three authors to speak about the Vietnam War Oct. 5th at 7pm.
Doug Anderson, poet and memoirist | Tom Weiner, author | lê thi diem they, novelist and performance artist
CALLING ALL WRITERS
I've got this idea that Valley Art Share could be a great place to publish and feature writing by folks in the Valley. Ultimately I hope to create a structure on the site that will generate some income which we can then support/pay for/commission and feature certain projects.
Before this happens I think it's important that Valley Art Share be a resource that is exciting and useful for people. That's where you (and this survey) come in.
in creative solidarity,