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Complex Movements | Beware of the Dandelions | Full Event Schedule Mar 19, 2015

by Monique

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*Each performance accommodates 35 people*
Some shows are currently sold out, but we highly recommend trying the wait list

         
THU, MAY 7 FRI, MAY 8 SAT, MAY 9 SUN, MAY 10
1PM NO PERFORMANCE NO PERFORMANCE WAIT LIST ONLY WAIT LIST ONLY
4PM NO PERFORMANCE NO PERFORMANCE WAIT LIST ONLY BUY TICKETS
7PM WAIT LIST ONLY BUY TICKETS WAIT LIST ONLY BUY TICKETS
10PM WAIT LIST ONLY WAIT LIST ONLY WAIT LIST ONLY NO PERFORMANCE

Saturday April 25
Installation with discussion
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: On the Boards | FREE
Description:  Participants will collectively watch portions of the Beware of the Dandelions installation. This is followed by a facilitated discussion on complex science principles and how these relate to community-led strategies for change.

Thursday April 30
Installation with discussion
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: On the Boards | FREE
Description:  Participants will collectively watch portions of the Beware of the Dandelions installation. This is followed by a facilitated discussion on complex science principles and how these relate to community-led strategies for change.

Saturday May 2
Installation with discussion
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: On the Boards | FREE
Description:  Participants will collectively watch portions of the Beware of the Dandelions installation. This is followed by a facilitated discussion on complex science principles and how these relate to community-led strategies for change.

Sunday May 3
Installation with discussion
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: On the Boards | FREE
Description:  Participants will collectively watch portions of the Beware of the Dandelions installation. This is followed by a facilitated discussion on complex science principles and how these relate to community-led strategies for change.


COMPLEX MOVEMENTS: CONNECTING SOCIAL MOVEMENTS, CREATIVE EXPRESSION, AND SCIENCE 
Saturday April 11, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Hillman City Collaboratory, 5623 Rainier Avenue South Seattle, WA 98118 | FREE
An interactive workshop and dialogue about the connections between complex science and social movements, with a particular focus on the application in local community organizing efforts in Detroit and Settle. Complex Movements will share insights into their project: Beware of the Dandelions.  The discussion will also include how creative and organizing processes can be demonstrated through a hip-hop and multimedia installation based performance. Community participants will explore concepts of complex science in nature and technology apply these to the practice of counteracting systems of oppression and building visionary community-led movements.

Presenters:
Rashuad Johnson and James Williams, Ending the Prison Industrial Complex
Stephany K. Hazelrigg, Social HeARTistry Educators 
Inye Wokoma, Ijo Arts Media Group
Lulu Carpenter, Uzuri* Consulting & Productions and Wonderlab

SEATROIT SOLIDARITY: AN EXCHANGE OF STRATEGIES BETWEEN SEATTLE AND DETROIT ADDRESSING THE INTERSECTIONS OF STATE VIOLENCE, CRIMINALIZATION, AND ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE

Sunday April 12, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Got Green at the South Side Commons, 
3518 S. Edmunds St. Seattle WA 98118 
| FREE

Join us for a dialogue and workshop exploring the path away from false solutions to climate catastrophe and criminalization, and toward a just transition for our communities. 

Featuring:
Complex Movements
Got Green
Northwest Detention Center Resistance
Will Copeland, East Michigan Environmental Action Council
Africatown

COMPLEX MOVEMENTS ON THE #LULUNATION + #SADBOISHYPECLUB TALK SHOW
Tuesday April 14, 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Tune in at www.hollowearth.org and listen to past shows here. 

The #LuluNation + #SadBoisHypeClub Talk Show is a queer, trans people of color talk show that airs every Tuesday. Talk about what's complicated, what's complex, what's community. Be angry. Eat Snacks. Have Fun. Talk mess and goodness. Complex Movements will be the featured guests on this episode.

CROSS POLLINATING SEATTLE YOUTH MOVEMENTS
Tuesday, April 21, 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 
4408 Delridge Way SW. More info on Facebook.

An opportunity to connect, share, create, and build cooperation and unity among young people working for a more just world. We aim to convene youth and youth organizations across sector and neighborhoods in Seattle/occupied Duwamish land. Includes dialogue, hands on creative activities, and food! Facilitated by Complex Movements and Henry Luke (Anakbayan Seattle and Wonderlab). Co-hosted by Youth Speaks Seattle and FEEST.


COMMUNITY ARCHIVING CONVERSATION AND INSTALLATION LAUNCH
Wednesday April 22, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: On The Boards (in the lobby) | FREE
Description: Complex Movements will facilitate a conversation about importance of story collection, what archiving can mean to a community and how this can be used in organizing. The session will uplift the many local work story archiving project that are currently happening in Seattle.
This event co-Sponsored by Seattle's Office of Arts and Culture


Process, Principles and Practice: A discussion on interdisciplinary art-making and social justice
Wednesday May 6, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: On the Boards | FREE

Opening of the Complex Movements video installation mode, which features Movement Memory Maps collected through Story Seed Saving circles in Detroit, Dallas, and Seattle. Followed by a facilitated conversation with Seattle-based projects for community social justice story collecting and archiving. Co-Sponsored by the City of Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs.

SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS IN SEATTLE

In addition to events featuring and organized by Complex Movements, we have been working with our community coordinators and cohort to identify Seattle social justice and culture rooted events taking place while we are in town. These are not events that we have organized, but are included as we intend to support and uplift this powerful local work. Your attendance is encouraged!

 

  • Youth Speaks Grand Slam. April 10. More info.
  • The 44th Annual First Nations at University of Washington Spring Powwow. April 10 - Sunday April 12. More info.
  • Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha "Bodymap" Launch Party and Celebration. April 15. More info.
  • Seattle Central Spring Poetry Night. April 16. Featuring Amir Sulaiman, One Be Lo, Hamda Yusuf, Troy Osaki, Gabriel Teodros + more. More info.
  • #Caravana43 in Seattle. April 16 - April 18. More info.
  • Langston Hughes Film Festival. April 17- April 20. More info.
  • Youth Speaks #BlackLivesMatter Open Mic ft. Acacia Salisbury & Nikkita Oliver. April 19. More info.
  • Longhouse Media and Northwest Film Forum screen "Maria Tallchief." April 17. More info. 
  • Rogue Pinay Celebration & Dance Party. April 18. More info.
  • All on the same ocean - EXPO reportback. April 19. More info.
  • Anniversary of the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse in Bangladesh. April 24. It is, to date, the deadliest disaster in the history of the garment industry worldwide. Grassroots Global Justice Alliance members from around the country will take part in a global 24-hour action by the World March of Women that will highlight this incident and the struggles of women around the world. Got Green is gathering folks together to have a community dinner, movie, and discussion about workers struggles and to remember the workers who have passed away because of unjust conditions. Sign the Petition. More info.
  • Got Green? Green-A-Thon. April 25. More info.
  • Marcha Y Manifestacion Anual del 1o de Mayo 2015 - 2015 May Day March & Rally. May 1. More info.
  • Northwest Folklife PreFest Party. May 1. Featuring Porter Ray, Gabriel Teodros & Industrial Revelation. More info.
  • "Black Lives Matter: Humanity is Not Negotiable." A visual arts exhibit curated by Naomi Ishisaka. April 11 - May 17. More info.
  • Terrance Guardipee Art Exhibit @ Day Break Star. Ongoing through April 30. More info.
  • Eyes to Dream: a Project Room by C. Davida Ingram. April 4 - July 5. More info.
*Please Note: The venue is wheelchair accessible. All gender restroom(s) are available. Attendees are asked to please avoid wearing scents in consideration of other attendees with chemical sensitivity. Scent free soap will be provided.

 

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