Art As A Revolutionary Act – Session 3

/ / EVENTS, Taking A Stand

Art as a Revolutionary Act

Next session will be Tuesday, July 21st 3:00-4:30PM!

Join SAY Sí ABC Instructors, Chabriely Rivera and Cassidy Fritts, in our third session of Art as a Revolutionary Act where we’ll be diving deeper into talking about how art can be a vehicle for personal expression and revolutionary change. In our first session we were introduced to the medium of Spoken Word and challenged ourselves to try our hands at writing and using our own voices to discuss matters we’re passionate about. In our second session, we shared our writing endeavors and spoke about our passions regarding culture, relationships and our views on society. We talked more about Wearable Art and how something like fashion or even just a t-shirt you make yourself can be a powerful statement to the world around us. We left this session sketching and planning out what our shirts will look like. In our third session we will share our sketches for our wearable art project. We will also be exploring different methods of decorating and manipulating our shirts and masks, like creating your own stencils, using natural dyes and more. Taking a step towards sustainability we are using shirts that are already available to us and that are ready to be repurposed. In this session we will revisit Spoken Word and face masks, going over what makes our voices powerful instruments and how we can protect ourselves and others creatively. We will be talking about how to make a finished piece and what that is composed of and how to share the art we made together with the world.

These sessions will discuss how art plays a role in revolutionary moments of history, talk more about what is happening in our communities, and create some art of our own to express our beliefs and infuse our voices into our creations.

Sessions will focus on Spoken Word, wearable art (fashion, t-shirts, & more), and decorating a face mask.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact, Cassidy Fritts, at cassidy@saysi.org or Chabriely Rivera at c.rivera.roldan@gmail.com.
Can’t wait to see y’all either during studio hours on Thursday or in next week’s session!

We will be doing Art Material pick-up on

Monday, July 20th from 1:30-3:00PM
and
Wednesday, July 22nd from 1:30-3:00PM!
 
You can pick up the materials at
SAY Sí – 1518 S Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78204.
 
I (Cassidy) will be there in the parking lot ready for your no-contact pick-up! You can simply pull up in your vehicle and come out to pick up your pack. I will be wearing my mask, keeping my distance, and handling everything with gloves to ensure safety. 🙂
If you are unable to pick up your art materials on either of these days/times, please let me know ASAP so we can figure out how to get the materials to you.
If you have any questions, you can email me here or call me at my work phone number: (210)201-5721. I’ll be shooting y’all reminders tomorrow and on Wednesday. 🙂

Sessions are open to all middle school at high school CAST Students at all five campuses (CAST Tech, CAST STEM, Advanced Learning Academy, CAST Med and CAST Lead).

Join Session 3:

Tuesday, July 21st

3 pm  – 4:30 via Zoom:

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