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A shortlist of cultural content for the week of December 7, 2020


“Staffers at a South Shore co-working space have organized an art residency for creative Black mothers, providing financial and professional support to women looking to boost their artistic profile. The Wild Yams artist residency, named after a root used to support women’s reproductive health and inspired by a bell hooks book on Black women’s emotional health, “Sisters of the Yam,” is in its pilot phase at COLAB 7100 in South Shore.”


Tuesday, December 8, 2020
2 to 4 pm | RSVP
“We’re re-imaging everyday objects as resources for creating joyous sound and rhythm. Featuring the Brazilian caxixi and maracas as our inspiration, participants will make musical instruments out of recycled water bottles and, using a mixture and painting and collage, will imbue them with rich color, pattern and meaning. All ages welcome!”
RSVP required. Zoom details will be sent via email confirmation.

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“Venezuelan-Ecuadorian artist Ana Navas will be in conversation with curator Vic Brooks to introduce Navas’ work and the historical, artistic, and architectural backdrop to her forthcoming performance and moving image work Cuando las nubes eran las olas / When the clouds were waves. Featuring a new score by composer Mirtru Escalona-Mijares, Navas’ artwork is currently in its early stages of development.”


“Multidisciplinary artist Nwando Ebizie presents a new five-part podcast reimagining care and healing through the lens of art, health and science. Each 45-minute episode includes conversations, artists’ works and healing experiences. The series explores what care means for our bodies, our families, our communities, the planet and our futures.”