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*Tomorrow* Bad Feeling Go Away
Larissa's new experiential storytelling event
Bad Feeling Go Away
An experiential storytelling event, with Larissa
Tuesday 5/30 5:30-7:30pmPST *on zoom*
Don’t know what an experiential storytelling event is? Check out our show from back in March
Devising as metabolizing, metabolizing as devising! This is a border-crossing, multi-media, multicultural, participatory experiment in the "theater of precarity". (Jacqueline Marie Shannon and Dare Carrasquillo) In creating this event I am insisting that artmaking is how the world thinks out loud, and must be made in the presence of pain. In the presence of insecurity. In the presence of many varieties of swift and slow social and economic collapse. I am also insisting that this can be done without getting trapped and without sliming your audience with subliminal manipulations that are just about selling us another idea of "being good." This is me, saving myself and living into my version of the edge.
What lies in wait for us among the discarded, resented, and disturbing flora and fauna of our sensation-emotions? As any good weirdo, artist, or nondual (holistic) teacher can tell you, much of our suffering and dubious behavior stems from attempting to create a decorative lawn out of a wild and uncontrollable jungle. Our dominant cultural belief systems have us ever lawn-scrambling, training us to become fragile and dull around the culturally exiled, unfamiliar, or taboo. Can art bridge the gap? Join Larissa Kaul (co-creator of Animist Arts) for an experiential storytelling event exploring the archives of BAD FEELINGS, where the “audience” is a participatory force. Larissa and company will implicate us all in the vibrant intimacy of art-making as culture-shaping through meditation, creative prompts, storytelling, and dance.
Please share w/ anyone you think is ready
See you there!