"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

Posts tagged ‘Sweet Mama Earth’

Daily Prompt Love Catch-Up <3 That Shift

10 September 2019 

Make art about feeling that shift in the season. 

seasons

Daily Prompt Love <3 In the Eye

6 September 2019 

Make art about the hurricane, literal or metaphorical, about evacuating, or choosing to ride out the storm, about standing in the eye of the storm.

hurricanes

Image by WikiImages from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love <3 Before It's Lost Forever

25 August 2019

Make art about what’s irreplaceable, about losing what can never be regained. 

irreplaceable

How to help the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world and vital to combating climate change. In the aftermath of the wildfires, several organizations have stepped up to assist in aid or other ways to help save the Amazon. The following organizations have been rated 4 out of 5 stars by Charity Navigator, a non-profit that evaluates financial health, transparency and accountability in charities.

  • Amazon Conservation Team fights climate change, protect the Amazon and empower indigenous peoples.
  • Amazon Conservation Association accepts donations and lists exactly what your money goes toward –– whether it’s planting trees, sponsoring education, buying a solar panel and preserving indigenous lands.
  • Donate to the Rainforest Trust to help buy land in the rainforest. The organization has saved over 23 million acres and counting since 1988.
  • The Rainforest Foundation is committed to making sure donations made reaches projects such as supporting environmental defenders, indigenous advocacy organizations and deforestation monitoring.

From “What You Can Do to Help the Burning Amazon Rainforest” —from CBS News 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Do You Hear It?

22 August 2019 

Make art about that lone voice in the wilderness, or about the voice of the wilderness. 

wilderness

Image by David Mark from Pixabay

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Jungle Wild

25 July 2019 

“Jungle rain had no beginning or end; it grew like foliage from the sky, branching and arching to the earth, sometimes in solid thickets entangling the islands, and other times, in tendrils of blue mist curling out of coastal clouds. The jungle breathed an eternal green that fevered men.”-Leslie Marmon Silko

Make art using a jungle as the inspiration or central metaphor. 

jungle

Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay

Daily Prompt Love <3 Gone

12 July 2019 

Make art about extinction, about what’s going extinct. 

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Womxn Magic

20 June 2019 

“Where is a woman, there is magic. “–Nzotake Shange

Make art about womxn magic, about a goddess you know. 

woman magic

 

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