Stanley smART Talks: The Art of Process—Exploration, Expression, and Meaning Making through Creative Acts

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In this smART talk, we’ll look at the history of process art from its roots in various spiritual practices, philosophy, and psychological research that inspired modern artists, to abstract expressionism, performance, and land-based art.  

We’ll explore artists from the Stanley’s collection and beyond whose process-driven work transcends the boundaries of the body, time, setting, and traditional mediums and forms to create spaces for witnessing pure human expression.

Finally, we will discuss the educational potential of open-ended creative exploration, and the benefits of integrating a philosophy of process into our daily lives.  

Join us via Zoom: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/97528979335

Angela Barr is a master’s candidate in Art Education and current Graduate Assistant in Learning and Engagement at the Stanley. Angela is an artist, educator, lover of nature, and advocate for harnessing the power of art education to help create a more compassionate, just, collaborative, and open-minded world. 

 

Friday, April 15, 2022 11:00am to 11:30am
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