What: actLIFE facilitates and highlights experimental performance art that excites, inspires, and pioneers ideas, doing-as-art -as-growing, -as-communication, -as-community. Showcasing local, national and international artists, we aim to cultivate an environment of engagement and exchange that expands artistic possibility through progressive creative action while exposing Brattleboro and audiences elsewhere as possible, to innovative performance art. We identify, develop, celebrate, and savor processes and approaches. We are looking at alternative paths to expression through performance art, visual art and activism expressed through the senses and meditative experiences. Experiencing listening and conversation.
Why: actLIFE is for the action through the arts, activism, asking questions. It’s for creative community, contemporary conversation, cultivating inner courage, and celebration. It’s for teamwork, the telling of stories, travel within, and teaching each other. It’s for life-as-art and listening. It’s for individuals innovating through interdisciplinary intermedia. It’s for friendships, foundation-building, feasts, flavors, and forums. It’s for experiencing, experimenting and exploring.
When: Friday August 24th 5-9pm at C X Silver Gallery, 814 Western Avenue, Brattleboro, VT. ArtAsFoodAsArt Reception, Exhibition and a series of performance art pieces by exhibiting artists.