"The role of the artist is to make the revolution irresistible."

 

--Toni Cade Bambara 

 

 

In that spirit, we are writing to invite your participation at an exciting Symposium on Sat, Feb 24 from 10am-6pm titled Artists Dismantling Capitalism to be held at 212 G Street in Old Town Eureka. 

This Symposium will be highly participatory, and is an effort to bring together artists, culture workers, social change agents and anyone and everyone who knows that we can collectively create a society that is loving, compassionate, inclusive and beautiful.

It is being sponsored by Cooperation HumboldtSocieties for Poetic Action and Synapsis, with collaboration from LOTS of other awesome community groups. Check out the agenda below.

10am Introduction/Overview 

10:30am  "The Big Picture"  

11:30am Concurrent Workshops 

Exploring an Artists Union 

Art & Feminism 

Diverting Wasted Resources 

1pm Lunch

2pm Concurrent Workshops 

Critiquing the Strategic Arts Plan 

Women of Color Against Racism  

Using Theater for Social Change

3:30pm Concurrent Workshops 

Societies for Poetic Action 

Art & Patriarchy 

4:30pm Facilitated Group Strategy Discussion

5:30pm Closing

As an incentive to get there early-- The first 50 folks who arrive will receive a free copy of YES! Magazine. The theme for the issue "How Cooperatives are Driving the New Economy."

We hope you can join us! 

If you have any questions/comments, contact David Cobb at DavidKCobb@gmail.com or 707-362-0333.