Archive for the Culture Category

Skyeview: “Moving Into Stillness” exhibit

Posted in Culture, Events, Gallery on October 22, 2014 by skyeviewtraveler

New works by Amana Brembry Johnson.
I feel like I went to church! Viewing AJ’s sculptures is akin to receiving a laying on of hands–one is TOUCHED and MOVED.

Sistahs of the Drum Reunion Concert

Posted in Culture, Events, Gallery on October 22, 2014 by skyeviewtraveler

“A DRUM JOURNEY THROUGH THE DIASPORA”
For Prayers, Pride, Power and Love
Montclair Women’s Cultural Arts Center
Oakland, CA
October 5, 2014

 

Skyeview: Rome, Italy

Posted in Culture, Gallery, Travelogues on April 22, 2013 by skyeviewtraveler

Photo gallery

 

 

Joyce Gordon Gallery 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Posted in Culture, Events, For Fun, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on April 2, 2013 by skyeviewtraveler

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Joyce Gordon Gallery
406-14th Street
Oakland, CA

University Press Books Berkeley Welcomes Skye Ward

Posted in Culture, Gallery on April 2, 2013 by skyeviewtraveler

 

University Press Books Author Event
Berkeley, CA
March 13, 2013

Camp Skye Presents Filmmaker Shakti Butler

Posted in Culture, Transnat'l Feminism/Solidarity on January 29, 2013 by skyeviewtraveler

On Sunday January 27th in Oakland, CA Camp Skye  featured filmmaker Shakti Butler and a screening of her latest video Cracking the Codes:The System of Racial Inequity.  The video illuminates the institutional and structural aspects of inequity.

Video trailer

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Shakti Butler, PhD, filmmaker and Founder & Creative Director of World Trust, is a dynamic educator in the field of racial equity.  Dr. Butler engages her audience with participatory keynotes and seminars, often using clips from her films. She is frequently hired by organizations seeking a catalyst for change.

Dr. Shakti Butler is a multiracial African-American woman (African, Arawak Indian, and Russian-Jewish) whose work as a creative and visionary bridge builder has challenged and inspired learning for over two decades. She is the producer and director of groundbreaking documentaries including The Way Home, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible,and Light in the Shadows.  Her latest film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity uses story, theater and music to illuminate the larger frame of structural/systemic racial inequity.

Skyeview: Art Battles Forum Des Halles (Paris, France)

Posted in Culture, Dispatches, Gallery on December 26, 2012 by skyeviewtraveler

About Art Battles
The objective of Art Battles® is to create live art events and competitions to expose emerging artists to the public. This becomes an exhibition of the creative process through a battle between teams of artists. Art Battles is innovative in that it has changed the way artists demonstrate their talents, creating a new model for art exhibition and sales. The goal of Art Battles is to create a platform for inspiring this global movement.

ArtBattles 2012 Forum Des Halles
Photo credit: © 2012 Skye Ward