Category: Learning Exchanges

“Lord knows we’ll never be the same again, but at least we started telling the truth.”* A Report Back from Environment & Economy Day at ROOTS Week 2015

Land, Water, Food, Story altar installed by Clear Creek folks, created from copies of deeds to the land and rusty farm implements found on the land over the years. Photo: Nicole Garneau, 2015. Article by Nicole Garneau (Chicago, IL) Editor’s Note: This

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Power & Subversion

Article by Joseph Thomas (Philadelphia, PA) I began to explore the subject of power in 2012 during the rehearsal process for a play written by Jean Genet called Splendid’s. The play takes place in a hotel suite where seven gangsters

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Learning Exchange: Bridging the Gap between the University and the Community

SAMPLE STRUCTURE FOR LEARNING EXCHANGES UNDER CONSTRUCTION Host Organization: Arts Festival @ South Carolina State University April 2009 & 2010 RSC Team:                   SCSU Professors:        Community Members:       RSC Members: Gwylene Gallimard        Kim LeDee                     Ms. Ali                

Talking Aesthetics at the DC Learning Exchange

by Jeff Mather When I first became a member of Alternate ROOTS, I was a bit stunned by the stamina that ROOTers have for extended, deep dialogue on difficult issues. I did feel like some of these discussions and work

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.