Paradise Summit Miami
Wednesday, December 13 … 6 pm: Ladi’Sasha Jones, writer and curator based in New York. She is founding member of the I, Too, Arts Collective, which is working to to transform the historic landmark brownstone of American poet James Mercer Langston Hughes into a residency for Black writers. Ladi’Sasha will present a response to “paradise” along with an overview of her work.
Saturday, January 5, 2019 … 12pm: Felecia Chizuko Carlisle leads a listening session, during which she asks the audience to listen together to a sound piece by avant-garde artist, composer and musician Laurie Anderson.
… 12:30pm: Lori Kelly, Kristina Neihouse and Candance Whitaker, who together form Write On Women Writers for women who are incarcerated at Munroe Country Detention Center, will lead a Tarot Card Reading, featuring a custom tarot card deck and guest readers Phil Lique, Catherine Annie Hollingsworth, among others. In conjunction with the Reading, there will also be a writing exercise.
… Elisabeth Condon will paint with ink on rice paper while observing the proceedings, with the idea that Chinese painting embraces impermanence.
Saturday, January 12, 2019 … 12 pm: Elisabeth Condon will lead a painting workshop in which she demonstrates painting with ink on rice paper, using Chinese brushwork techniques.