“We’re not post gay, we’re not post racist, we’re not post anything. The struggle is still here.” Actor and Activist Michael Kearns, paraphrased.
First Panel: (lft to rt)Steven Reigns, Anna Joy Springer, Kai Hazelwood, Clement Hil Goldberg.
“Everything I hated about myself in high school I love today because it’s the source of my poetry, my activism, and my pride.” Steven Reigns poet and activist, paraphrased.
In anticipation of and in conjunction with the 2017 Symposium, Fluid: The Changing Face Of Gender Identity opened Friday, February 10 at Parks Exhibition Gallery on IAA campus. Curated by Joann Tomsche and David Reid-Marr, this vibrant showcase features a wide range of personal voices from artists for whom gender fluidity and identity is a personal as well as an artistic journey.
This was the field trip that almost didn’t happen due to rain. But fifteen minutes before we boarded our vans, the skies cleared and the sun came shining through. The reason Art In Society got involved was to encourage students to apply their artistic abilities to curating the Nature Center’s museum.
IDY TALKS is a new series presented by Art In Society in conjunction with the Idyllwild Communith Center. Each month a student from a different discipline gives a talk about their chosen field of study, their art form. The event is presented in the town of Idyllwild rather than at the school campus in order to promote the mission of Art In Society – to inform, influence, or improve a community through the transformative power of art. Click on link to experience the impressive eloquence of actor Nicolas Yaskow, a high school junior.