"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Daily Prompt Love <3 Absolution

20 April 2019 

Make art about or write a letter to someone you need to forgive. 

forgiveness

Daily Prompt Love <3 Words, Skin

16 April 2019 

“I have so many words–“chink” words and :gook” words, too–that they do not fit on my skin.” — from The Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston. 

Make art about the words you have, the words imprinted on your skin. 

words on skin

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 All Three

12 April 2019

Write something inspired by this:

We are, all of us, always, the child the adult, and the elder simultaneously.

J and Max (2)

Daily Prompt Love <3 Place

10 April 2019 

Make art about a place abandoned, about the spirit of an old place, about what the land remembers. 

spirit of place Gardi GA

Gardi, GA. Photo by John Eaton

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Poverty

9 April 2019 

Make art about poverty, about the scars poverty leaves, about the cost of poverty on the rest of society, about institutionalized poverty. 

poverty

Daily Prompt Love <3 Blind

5 April 2019 

” I learned my body like a blind child”–Darcy Cummings

Surgery on my eyes when I was a child resulted in my spending significant time without my vision. In the later years of her life, my mother went blind. The experience taught us both surprising things. 

Make art about blindness, about being blind, about turning a blind eye, about what can be learned in the dark. 

blindness

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Children Rise

15 March 2019 

Today, children in some 100 countries are walking out of school to push for global action on climate change. Over the last four months, hundreds of thousands of young people from many countries participated in demonstrations against climate change.

Make art about children leading the way.  Or about climate change. 

Read more details on the Global Youth Climate Strike here. 

 

earth meme

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