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2008 Archives

JULY-AUGUST

Exhibitionist | Featured Visual Artist
Narrative, Contrast, Culture and Deathtolls: A Discussion With Cinematographer Tim Cragg
Tim Cragg has worked with Discovery Channel, National Geographic and BBC. He shares personal photographic work from his travels near and far.

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Cause & Effect + Art & Environment
Don't Forget Where You Are: Two Artists Discuss the Flood of 2008
Artists Britta Urness and Ben Estes share their thoughts about the effect that the Iowa flooding had on the University of Iowa, its art department and its students.

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Pure Hash + Featured Writer
Springtime on MarsThis month's literary feature is a short story by Susan Woodring from her book "Springtime on Mars."
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Call & Response + On Dance & Performance
Spandex and Basketballs
"When I danced and felt my sadness move out of me, pull like threads from my body and disperse into the air like millions of particles of dust, I knew I would be forever grounded in the act of dancing and making dances."

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Creative's Field Guide + Articles by Experts
Volunteering: What's in It for You?
Freelance writer, yoga instructor and frequent volunteer Katie Bratsch underlines the benefits of volunteering, from helping those in need to building resumes and skills.

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Rūs + Literary Series
The Nature of Things

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Tin Can + Literary Series
Supper on the Road

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Mags + Literary Series
xeno-phoo-bik

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MAY-JUNE

Exhibitionist | Featured Visual Artist
Sara Dominici Explores Photography and Culture Through Curiosity and Compassion
London-based photographer Sara Dominici shares her philosophy on documentary photography and a few stories about some of the people she's met along the way.

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Cause & Effect + Art & Environment
A Meditative Approach to Creative Process
In a state of meditation, one will likely touch upon an ultimate moment of purity or pure perception, a moment devoid of any grasping or preconception—a moment full of potential.

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Pure Hash + Featured Writer
A Collection of Prose Poetry and Flash Fiction
Christine Boyka Kluge is the author of Stirring the Mirror and Teaching Bones to Fly. Her chapbook, Domestic Weather, won the 2003 Uccelli Press Chapbook Contest.
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Call & Response + On Dance & Performance
Teach Me How to Fall With Grace
Emily explores the pitfalls of perfection and truth in grace.

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Creative's Field Guide + Articles by Experts
9 Things That Every Serious Writer Should Know
Published author and professional writer Holly Day shares some words of wisdom for the serious and/or aspiring writer.

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Rūs + Literary Series
Trees Talk Slowly

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Tin Can + Literary Series
End Transmission

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Mags + Literary Series
Public Works

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MARCH-APRIL

Exhibitionist | Featured Visual Artist
Norio Kobayashi's Photography Documents the Ever-Changing Identity of Landscape, Life... and His Kitchen

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Cause & Effect + Art & Environment
Fiber-Artist Turns eBay Collections into Works of Art
Fiber-Artist Elizabeth Lundberg Morissett buys collections of curtain hangers, hair clips and old textbooks and turns them into works of art.

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Pure Hash + Featured Writer
A Botanical Voice in an Urban Setting
Poet Karen Rigby shares poems from her chapbook" Festival Bone," offering a unique perspective on urban writing.

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Call & Response + On Dance & Performance
The Conundrum That Is: Writing About Perfromance
Performance is an intellectual and physical field and artists are constantly working and creating new ways to work.

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Creative's Field Guide + Articles by Experts
Writing an Effective Artist Statement
Mental Contagion arts editor provides statement writing guidelines, including the top 5 mistakes artists make when crafting their statements.

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Rūs + Literary Series
How to Chase Your Tail in the Dead of Winter

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Tin Can + Literary Series
Freelancing for Sasquatch

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Mags + Literary Series
Kerouac - Part 4

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JANUARY-FEBRUARY

Exhibitionist | Featured Visual Artist
Photographer Pavel Romaniko Makes a Pilgrimage to His Past
Pavel Romaniko moved from Russia to the U.S. in 1997. In his frequent visits back to Pereslavl-Zalessky, where he grew up, he explores the country he left through the people who live in it.

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Cause & Effect + Art & Environment
A Cornfield Grows in L.A.
Team member and "Not A Cornfield: History, Site, Document" editor Janet Owen Driggs shares insight on Lauren Bon's grand scale public art project Not A Cornfield in Los Angeles

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Pure Hash + Featured Writer
Sans Spirit Animal
What happens when Brent accidentally kills his own spirit animal? Does he lose perspective? Gain perspective? Does anything happen at all? One thing is for sure, he killed it.

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Call & Response + On Dance & Performance
On Dance & Performance
Choreographer Emily Johnson of Catalyst speaks to the importance of performance.

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Creative's Field Guide + Articles by Experts
Writing a Biography for the Creative Professional
Karen Kopacz of Design for the Arts shares insight on how to write an effective biography.

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Rūs + Literary Series
Upon Singing Amazing Grace

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Tin Can + Literary Series
Sabbatical

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Mags + Literary Series
Intermission - On My Road

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ARCHIVES • 2007


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