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Give and Take Care: Open Platform (quiet time for 2)
May 22 | 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
GIVE & TAKE CARE IS A SERIES OF ENCOUNTERS & GATHERINGS FOR RECLAIMING INTIMACY, SAFETY, POWER, AND LOVE. EACH EVENT IS CONCEIVED AS AN OPEN PLATFORM FOR INTENTIONALLY BUILDING SUPPORT NETWORKS ONE-BY-ONE AND PRACTICING CULTURES OF CARE.
THIS SERIES OF HANG-OUTS, ACTIVITIES, AND WORKSHOPS ARE STEWARDED BY/FOR/WITH DISABLED/QUEER-SURVIVORS AND ALLIES. GIVE & TAKE CARE IS A PROJECT CO-ORGANIZED AND FACILITATED BY JEFF KASPER AND JANAE’ SUMTER.
RESERVATIONS, FULL DETAILS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION HERE.
Open Platform (quiet time for 2)
May 21, 22, 23 (6:00pm—8:30pm)
Participate in interactive theatre exercises and games designed to facilitate close contact and intimate conversation between two people.
Please RSVP for a 30 min time slot. One ticket per pair. After you sign-up, please bring a partner, friend, colleague, caretaker/giver, or family member, with whom you trust but with whom you have never shared in length what makes you feel safe.
GIVE & TAKE CARE WAS SUPPORTED IN PART THROUGH A COMMISSION FROM DOWNTOWN ART. EARLIER ITERATIONS OF THIS PROJECT’S INTERACTIVE MATERIAL WAS INCUBATED IN RESIDENCY WITH ART BEYOND SIGHT, ELIZABETH FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS PROJECT SPACE, AND RECEIVED CRITICAL MENTORSHIP FROM SOCIAL PRACTICE QUEENS. SPECIAL THANKS FOR THE EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AND COMMUNITY OF THE ART & DISABILITY RESIDENCY AND DISABILITY ARTS NYC TASKFORCE (DANT) NETWORK AND DOWNTOWN ART STAFF.