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Artists & Writers Residency in Parenthood - Shared screen with speaker view
Rachel Hanson
26:53
Hello from Woodstock, IL! Painter & mom of 1 human kid and 4 fur babies.
Neah Kelly
27:04
Hi from Cumberland, BC. Visual artist with a 1yo
Mary Beth Keenan
27:09
Hi from Virginia! I am both a woodburning artist and writer. I have a 2 yo and baby #2 is due in a month!
Emily Perez (she/her)
27:27
You can learn more about how Sustainable Arts supports the work of writers and artists who are parents here: https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/
Beth Charles
27:51
Hello from Texas! Writer with 1.5 yo
Emily Perez (she/her)
27:55
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Angela Voras-Hills
28:02
Hello from Milwaukee, WI! I'm a poet/writer w/3 kids
Alexandra Carter
28:03
Hi! I’m a visual artist (painter) in San Diego with a 1 year old daughter
Sarah Marxer
28:56
Hello from San Leandro, California -- unceded Ohlone land. I'm a mother (of a young adult daughter) and writer. Excited about the anthology.
Emily Perez (she/her)
29:23
You can learn more about how Sustainable Arts supports the work of writers and artists who are parents here: https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/
Emily Perez (she/her)
31:00
Remica Bingham-Risher, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, is a Cave Canem fellow and Affrilachian Poet. She is the author of Conversion, What We Ask of Flesh, and Starlight & Error. In August 2022, her book Soul Culture: Black Poets, Books and Questions That Grew Me Up will be published by Beacon Press. She is the Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Initiatives at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, where she resides with her husband and children.
Emily Perez (she/her)
31:38
It was stunning!
Emily Perez (she/her)
32:13
yes
Nancy Reddy
32:17
you're such a great reader!
Emily Perez (she/her)
32:59
www.remicabinghamrisher.comTwitter and IG: @remicawriter
Emily Perez (she/her)
34:16
New book out on 8.16.22. Pre-order link: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/706253/soul-culture-by-remica-bingham-risher/
Emily Perez (she/her)
38:04
“For this to work, everything had to be fodder for examination. When I was asking questions in the work, that didn’t mean I didn’t love my children or love my life, it just meant I was growing.” –RBR
Emily Perez (she/her)
40:28
This poem is collected in THE LONG DEVOTION.
Emily Perez (she/her)
40:30
You can read about The Long Devotion (and order your copy!) here: https://ugapress.org/book/9780820360546/the-long-devotion/Use code 08AUEV at checkout for a 30% discount through May 31.
Angela Voras-Hills
41:30
Love this poem so much--ugh that last line! And so excited for the new book!
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza
41:38
love that! Thank you, Remica!!
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
41:44
Thank you, Remica!
Lauren Haldeman
41:59
wonderful!
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
42:23
I LOVE YOU LAUREN HALDEMAN!!!!
Emily Perez (she/her)
43:16
Lauren Haldeman is the author of the books Instead of Dying, winner of the Colorado Prize for Poetry, and Calenday. A graphic novelist and poet, she is a recipient of fellowships and awards from the Iowa Arts Council, the Sustainable Arts Foundation, and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.Her new book, Team Photograph, a graphic novel with poetry sections, is coming out this fall. You can pre-order it here: bit.ly/3NqdEZq
Emily Perez (she/her)
44:50
“A lot of poetry in the comics I was making were about the strange location we landed when we had this new human being in our house.” –LH
Nancy Reddy
45:05
"this pterodactyl living in my house"
Emily Perez (she/her)
46:56
About the poem in The Long Devotion: “I wrote needing to build up my own confidence, and understand that I did have the strength to do it.”
caroline grant
47:37
there's a poem in the name of that app, Procreate… ;)
Emily Perez (she/her)
47:44
indeed!
Angela Voras-Hills
48:08
I love that baby looking back after settling in ❤️
Emily Perez (she/her)
50:08
Lauren Haldeman’s new book, Team Photograph, a graphic novel with poetry sections, is coming out this fall. You can pre-order it here: bit.ly/3NqdEZq
Remica Bingham-Risher (she/her)
50:45
Jealous of everything and fearful always, that's mothering. Thank you so much, Lauren.
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza
50:48
thank you, Lauren!
Angela Voras-Hills
50:53
Thank you!
Emily Perez (she/her)
50:55
Thank you so much, Lauren!!
Lauren Haldeman
51:04
thanks all!
Nancy Reddy
51:16
thank you, Lauren! I loved hearing about the evolution of your practice!
Emily Perez (she/her)
51:23
Alisa Sikelianos-Carter is a mixed-media artist from upstate New York. She has been awarded residencies at The Fountainhead Residency, Millay Arts, NXTHVN, Vermont Studio Center, The Wassaic Project, Yaddo and Headlands Center for the Arts. Select exhibitions include group shows at James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY; The Tang Teaching Museum and Fridman Gallery, Beacon, NY. She earned her BA and MA from SUNY Albany in Painting and Drawing. Sikelianos-Carter asserts that Black features are a manifestation of a sacred and divine technology that has served as a means of survival, both physically and metaphysically.
Emily Perez (she/her)
51:30
She envisions a cosmically bountiful world that celebrates and pays homage to ancestral majesty, power, and aesthetics. Inspired by traditionally Black hairstyles, Sikelianos-Carter uses web and catalog-sourced images to construct new archetypes. Through her exploration of opulent, luminescent materials she is creating a mythology that is centered on Black resistance and utilizes the body as a site of alchemy and divinity.
Nancy Reddy
51:36
"gives the lie to the idea that motherhood requires you to make work small"
Emily Perez (she/her)
51:43
You can see her work in her debut solo show Stars Are Born in Darkness currently on view at Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL and Allegories - Crowns - Maidens at Clamp Light Studios, San Anotinio, TX.
Emily Perez (she/her)
51:51
Upcoming shows include group exhibitions at Phillips, New York, NY and Eastville Museum, Sag Harbor, NY this July with solo exhibitions opening at Fridman Gallery, Beacon, NY September 2022 and San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA Fall 2023.
Emily Perez (she/her)
51:58
https://www.alisasikelianoscarter.com/@alisasikelianoscarter on instagram
Emily Perez (she/her)
52:13
You can learn more about how Sustainable Arts supports the work of writers and artists who are parents here: https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/
Emily Perez (she/her)
52:49
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caroline grant
54:10
this is a safe space for parents ;)
Emily Perez (she/her)
59:35
“The care that I had for this work and that I had for myself [came through in art]. I was surprised by how much I had in me, when I decided to really commit to making art.”
Remica Bingham-Risher (she/her)
01:00:26
I love this work so much, Alisa! These crowns layered into new beings. Sheesh.
Lauren Haldeman
01:01:25
wow these are incredible. I love them
Angela Voras-Hills
01:01:30
Woah. These are so great.
Nancy Reddy
01:01:46
I love getting to see the scale of these
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:02:09
https://www.alisasikelianoscarter.com/@alisasikelianoscarter on instagram
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
01:03:11
WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:03:16
absolutely stunning
Sarah Esmi (she/her)
01:03:22
beautiful. and love the title
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:04:11
You can see her work in her debut solo show Stars Are Born in Darkness currently on view at Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL and Allegories - Crowns - Maidens at Clamp Light Studios, San Antonio, TX.
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza
01:04:28
these are stunning!
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
01:04:33
We sure can!! We're just blown away!
Elizabeth Frank (she/her)
01:04:35
WOW - these are incredible. I love your vision!
Rachel Hanson
01:04:36
These are absolutely stunning.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:05:08
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Sarah Marxer
01:05:46
Amazing work.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:06:20
Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann creates large scale paintings and paper installations that examine mythology, identity, and landscape. She is the recipient of the Sustainable Arts Foundation grant, a Fulbright grant, the AIR Gallery and Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Fellowships, and the Mayor’s Award and Hamiltonian Fellowship in Washington, DC. She has been an artist in residence at the Bemis Center for the Arts, Good Hart Artist Residency, Yellowstone and Shenandoah National Parks, Wassaic Project, Vermont Studio Center, Djerassi Program and Mass MoCA. Some of the venues where Mann has shown her work include the Kreeger Museum, Academy Art Museum, Walters Art Museum, American University Museum, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Rawls Museum, the US consulate in Dubai, UAE, and the US embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:06:39
Her solo exhibition, LAND’S END, is currently up at Dolby Chadwick gallery in San Francisco. Upcoming exhibitions include a group exhibition in June at AIR gallery, Brooklyn, NY, and a solo residency, exhibition and public workshops at Tides Museum of the Arts in Eastport, Maine in July.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:06:53
http://www.katherinemann.net/https://www.instagram.com/ktzulan/
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:08:04
Kids--for the win!
Lauren Haldeman
01:08:56
maybe hit play
Remica Bingham-Risher (she/her)
01:13:40
So many worlds in this work, Katherine. Gorgeous.
Angela Voras-Hills
01:14:15
So gorgeous. I love the idea of collaborating with your younger self
Erica Turnipseed
01:14:52
Compelling!
Lauren Haldeman
01:15:08
there's so much to take it!
Lauren Haldeman
01:15:11
*in
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:15:42
Her solo exhibition, LAND’S END, is currently up at Dolby Chadwick gallery in San Francisco. Upcoming exhibitions include a group exhibition in June at AIR gallery, Brooklyn, NY, and a solo residency, exhibition and public workshops at Tides Museum of the Arts in Eastport, Maine in July.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:17:13
“Working in a very process oriented way, embracing chaos, [is like] being a parent–messy, frustrating. As parents we are trying to struggle through a life that we only half know what we are doing most of the time, and finding some joy in that. And that’s what I’d like to do in my paintings as well, to celebrate our fracturedness and imperfections.”--KM
Angela Voras-Hills
01:17:40
YES! That's amazing.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:18:28
“Before I had kids I spent a lot of time thinking about the right decision and the wrong decision in the work, and after having kids, I didn’t have time. I didn’t have the luxury to do that. I started to work faster.” –KM
Lauren Haldeman
01:20:27
exactly how I felt too, yes
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:20:44
“I spent my first pregnancy being very depressed and negative about what motherhood would be for me. In the artworld there is a stereotype that once you have kids your career is over. And I bought into that stereotype. I am ashamed that I bought into that. That’s sexism and chauvinism that I’d bought into. The idea was that a successful artist has no strings attached and could go into their studio and make art.” –KM
Nancy Reddy
01:22:43
"there's many different modes of engagement, including ignoring each other"
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:23:15
http://www.katherinemann.net/https://www.instagram.com/ktzulan/
Angela Voras-Hills
01:23:26
Rad!
caroline grant
01:23:31
Katherine is making me think of Molly Spencer’s essay in The Long Devotion, “I Stop Writing the Poem: On Motherhood and the Writing Life” about making art in the in-between times, not waiting for the perfect moment
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:24:07
Love the idea of kids co-creating
Sarah Marxer
01:24:51
These wonderful photos remind me so much of the photos of Ruth Asawa working with her kids all around her.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:25:49
“Having a creative practice is a boon, is a privilege, not just to me, but also to my kids. I’ve been lucky enough to do residencies that have welcomed me and my kids.” KM
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:26:26
Sue and Bill -- Good Hart Artist Residency
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:26:50
You can learn more about how Sustainable Arts supports the work of writers and artists who are parents here: https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
01:28:07
Thank you, Katherine!!!
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza
01:28:08
Thank you, Katherine!
Angela Voras-Hills
01:28:12
Thank you, Katherine!
caroline grant
01:28:29
and the residencies we have supported are listed here https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/parent-friendly-residencies
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:28:30
Rachel Zucker has written ten books, including SoundMachine. She's the founder and host of Commonplace podcast. Mother to three sons, she lives in NYC on unceded land of the Munsee Lenape & Wappinger peoples and in Scarborough, ME on unceded land of the Abanaki and Wabanaki. For over eleven years she’s taught poetry to graduate and undergrad students at NYU as an adjunct, marginally protected by local chapter 7902 of the United Auto Workers. Her book of lectures, The Poetics of Wrongness, is forthcoming in early 2023 from Wave Books.
Lauren Haldeman
01:28:38
thank you! loved this
Lauren Haldeman
01:28:48
HI RACHEL!!!!
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:28:51
yes yes yes Rachel Zucker is so important
Angela Voras-Hills
01:28:53
YES!!!
Angela Voras-Hills
01:29:10
That necklace, too 😍
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:29:14
Her vulnerability and intelligence and research and the access she gives to artists…
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:29:24
https://www.wavepoetry.com/collections/forthcoming/products/the-poetics-of-wrongness
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:29:55
We will all need to buy the book!
Nancy Reddy
01:30:02
this sense of scale! art that's so big! poems that are too long!
Elizabeth Frank (she/her)
01:30:09
YESSS!
Nancy Reddy
01:30:45
Museum of Accidents: https://www.wavepoetry.com/products/museum-of-accidents
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:31:06
“When I became a mother it was both a pleasure and a constant torment.” –RZ
Remica Bingham-Risher (she/her)
01:32:52
Oh Lauren. Oh Rachel. We carry each other. I'm grateful for your work and care.
Lauren Haldeman
01:33:40
it's been a very tough couple of years for everyone! grateful for you too :)
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:34:01
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Emily Perez (she/her)
01:35:36
http://www.rachelzucker.net/books/mothers/
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:39:21
The poem is from: Museum of Accidents // The "momoir" is MOTHERs // Rachel has an amazing poem/essay in THE LONG DEVOTION
Lauren Haldeman
01:44:59
that was SO GOOD
Lauren Haldeman
01:45:06
RACHEL!
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:45:11
Woot!
Angela Voras-Hills
01:45:11
YES!
Katherine Mann
01:45:13
just wow
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:46:00
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Emily Perez (she/her)
01:46:34
You can learn more about how Sustainable Arts supports the work of writers and artists who are parents here: https://www.sustainableartsfoundation.org/
Sarah Marxer
01:47:04
Thank you for this wonderful event. I learned something precious from each of the presenters.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:47:14
So glad you were here, Sarah.
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:47:29
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Emily Perez (she/her)
01:47:41
You can read about The Long Devotion (and order your copy!) here: https://ugapress.org/book/9780820360546/the-long-devotion/Use code 08AUEV at checkout for a 30% discount through May 31.
Angela Voras-Hills
01:47:50
Thank you all so much! It was wonderful to spend this evening with you
Emily Perez (she/her)
01:47:53
Emily Perez’s new book, What Flies Want: https://bookshop.org/books/what-flies-want-poems/9781609388430Nancy Reddy’s new book, Pocket Universe:https://bookshop.org/books/pocket-universe-poems/9780807175835?aid=54746&listref=nancy-s-booksNancy’s newsletters:Write More, Be Less Careful: https://nancyreddy.substack.com/good creatures: https://goodcreatures.substack.com/
Lauren Haldeman
01:47:58
THANK YOU!!!!
Rachel Zucker (Mom) she/her
01:48:06
Thank you organizers!!!! This was wonderufl! and much needed!
Violeta Garcia-Mendoza
01:48:13
Thank you for the community and inspiration!
Katherine Mann
01:48:14
thank you all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Lauren Haldeman
01:48:15
YAY!!
caroline grant
01:48:24
thank you
Michelle Schwengel-Regala
01:48:31
Mahalo all!