conNECKted TOO

WE MUST VOTE: TINY IS POWERFUL

By conNECKted TOO / November 2, 2022

WE MUST VOTE It has been months in the making. That is what gives this essay its value… Value, you said? Which value? exchange value usage value market value abstract value? added value surplus value resale value     or symbolic value hidden value personal value transformative value poetic value As an artist, of course, […]

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A Conversation Between Rayn and JEMAGWGA

By conNECKted TOO / July 26, 2022

Art and Making as Tools for a Visionary See PDF file: Click here to read A Conversation RAYN with JEMAGWGA For the TINYisPOWERFUL collective to be viable, it needs to keep in close contact with its outside partners and supporters. This is the purpose of our NEWSLETTER and of the TINYisPOWERFUL website.  A lot of the […]

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843? Zine Program Development | 2022

By conNECKted TOO / July 5, 2022

“Art is everything” is about seeing all of life and beyond as an art. While “a zine can be anything,” engulfs the concept that any topic and set of materials can be used to share our perceptions of the world with others. Both of these statements carry with them the spirit of art and zines […]

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The INTERGENERATIONAL

By conNECKted TOO / June 28, 2022

by Jean-Marie Mauclet Something monstrously tragic happened in Uvalde Texas on May 24th, 2022. The latest school mass shooting (at the time), which claimed the death of yet an other 21 Americans: two adults and 19 children. Ten days earlier, 10 daily shoppers were massacred in Buffalo, the city where I landed when I first […]

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Pilgrimages of a Santa Fe Poet Laureate Visiting Schoolchildren during National Poetry Month

By conNECKted TOO / May 17, 2022

as published in the Santa Fe Reporter By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington April 27, 2022 April is National Poetry Month. Of course, to my mind, National Poetry Month, like Black History Month, is a bit of a redundancy, since every month is an occasion to revisit art and learning. But the calendar this April includes an exceptional […]

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Good Trouble: Resources and Research

By conNECKted TOO / May 4, 2022

Learning for Justice: https://www.learningforjustice.org/ Social Justice Standards Facilitator Guide PDF: https://www.learningforjustice.org/sites/default/files/2018-11/TT-Social-Justice-Standards-Facilitator-Guide-WEB_0.pdf CCSD Cultural Competency Policy – https://www.tinyispowerful.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/Cultural-Competency-Policy-ACE-1.pdf artEquity Anti-racist Practices for Everyday Life – Approaches to Differences – (pg 22-23 of “Everyday Justice: Antiracism as a Daily Practice”)  Prindle Institute “Let’s Talk About Race” by Julius Lester Book Anyalsis  https://www.prindleinstitute.org/books/lets-talk-about-race/ Resources for parents on how […]

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Art and Monsters

By conNECKted TOO / May 4, 2022

“Property matters. It’s more than just a parcel of land. It’s also window to the past that tells the story of a family, a community, a way of life. Knowing your family’s history and culture creates a sense of place and belonging. The loss of heirs’ property has impact on the entire community, not just […]

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My I Story

By conNECKted TOO / May 4, 2022

l would just like to uplift the name of Reverend Clementa Pinckney I heard him give a speech about the first Memorial Day in Charleston for the first time in May of that year but by June he was dead. We also lift up the names of Cynthia Hurd, Reverend Sharonda Coleman -Singleton, Ethel Lance, […]

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EXTENDED WORKSHOP and Installation – Saturday, April 9

By conNECKted TOO / March 30, 2022

In-person space is limited so please RSVP to TINYisPOWERFUL@gmail.com TINYisPOWERFUL at its core is process-oriented and prioritizes a journey toward an unknown destination or series of destinations we can create together. Thus we are edge dwellers who utilize and develop art tools, curate collaboration and treat conversation as a currency in its own right. We […]

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ART IN/WITH COMMUNITY THE CHARLESTON RHIZOME COLLECTIVE … … TINYisPOWERFUL

By conNECKted TOO / February 8, 2022

1984: originally, it was an art project conceived by Gwylene Gallimard and Jean-Marie Mauclet, a “conceptual and information art” project. When it became a real business , downtown Charleston, an eatery with healthy, basic, affordable French food, they called it Gaulart & Maliclet Cafetiers. And it “made community”. 1991: Gwylene Gallimard and Jean-Marie Mauclet are invited, as a […]

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