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A Reflection on WWWUNDERKAMMER & Beeple Studios | August 3, 2023

By conNECKted TOO / November 15, 2023

In about three weeks time I was able to view both WWWUNDERKAMMER, an exhibit by artist Carla Gannis at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art and attend A Community Night by Beeple at his studio in North Charleston. Both experiences touched on aspects of the digital / virtual world and in their own ways add […]

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Good Trouble with Monsters

By conNECKted TOO / November 15, 2023

by: Kit Loney This past spring, I had the opportunity to bring monsters from our TinyIsPowerful “Good Trouble” workshops to a couple of North Charleston schools.  This lesson, “Good Trouble,” began in 2021 with a question during a conversation with Pam: “If racism were a monster, what would it look like?” Playing off that idea, […]

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Union Pier

By conNECKted TOO / March 27, 2023

By Jean-Marie Mauclet Regardless of the way the State Port Authority was offered the Union Pier property free of any reverter clause, the City of Charleston should regard “this once-in-a-century opportunity” as an opportunity for all citizens, a common opportunity, a common. The manner in which commons are treated is a political issue. A people’s […]

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Anthropology – Cultural Impact – Cultural Budget at the service of Social Justice

By conNECKted TOO / March 27, 2023

By: Jean-Marie Mauclet  Last week, LaSheia sent Gwylène a newspaper article in French, from the popular science magazine Sciences et Avenir, entitled: l’ADN ancien redonne de leur identité à des esclaves africains vendus en Amérique du Nord. This translated to English is “Ancient DNA gives back part of their identity to African slaves sold in […]

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A CONVERSATION BETWEEN JEAN-MARIE AND VICTORIA

By conNECKted TOO / January 4, 2023

Art and Making as Tools for a Visionary See PDF file: CLICK HERE TO READ A CONVERSATION BETWEEN VICTORIA AND JEAN-MARIE READ MORE CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN ARTISTS HERE

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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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