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Alumna Stacy Dawson Stearns, of Los Angeles, California, graduated from the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program at the Port Townsend, Washington residency site in 2012.
In this video, Stacy talks about her somatic practices in artwork and her recent award of a CHIME (Choreographers in Mentorship Exchange) Grant. For more information about Stacy's work visit her website.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, Paul Gordon (MFAIA ’13) has published on the Huffington Post his reflections on cleaning up after a natural disaster. As a garbage man in Binghamton, NY during flooding in 2006 and 2011, Paul witnessed the damage, loss, and range of human reactions that emerged in the days and weeks after the floods. His experience provides way of considering what’s happing in many lives along the Atlantic coast today.
Using one of the abandoned military bunkers on the bluffs of Fort Worden State Park, Misha Penton (MFAIA '13) created a site-specific performance during the fall 2012 residency for the MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts program at our Port Townsend, Washington site. Watch the beautiful video below.
MFAIA alumna and interdisciplinary performance artist Roslyn Tate (MFAIA '10), was recently interviewed by faculty member Laiwan regarding how her work at Goddard has advanced her professional practice.
Congratualtions to E. Larson Gunness (MFAIA '10) on his recently published, highly-accessible financial planning resource for artists and creative practitioners, Peace, Love, and Financial Planning: Financial Literacy for Right Brained People. The book grew out of Larson’s MFAIA practicum work, and his personal journey of connecting his life as a creative practitioner with his professional work as a financial planner.
On September 19, 2012, Devora Neumark, MFAIA faculty member at the Vermont campus, gave a presentation titled Dialogic Live Art Performance and the Exploration of Third Realm Beauty as part of the Hexagram-Concordia Research-Creation Brown-Bag Series. The presentation was convened with the following overview: