MARILYN HAZELTON: SUSTAINING THE SOUL THROUGH CREATIVE DISCOVERY
January — April 2013
Choose the full series or ‘A la carte’
TIME and DATES : 9:00 to Noon
Location: FloreAnt Projects Gallery, 215 Main St., Emmaus
January 12: Energize for the new year by composing tanka (a five-phrase Japanese poetic form) inspired by your photographs.
February 16: Revive your sense of wonder by writing haiku (a three-phrase Japanese poetic form) inspired by your photographs.
March 23: Begin a creative biography by combining meditative prose with tanka or haiku and your photographs to create haibun
(a Japanese literary form).
April 20: Celebrate spring by combining your photographs in new ways with tanka, haiku or haibun for a class display and discussion.
(To support participants on their creative journey, photographic and poetic exploration will be encouraged between sessions. Participants bring 1-3 photographs for each session.)
PRICE: $30 per session; $110 for the series
Limited to 18 Participants for each workshop
Registration Deadlines: Full Session, 01/8/13 - A la Carte, 01/8; 02/12; 03/19; 04/16
Marilyn Hazelton is a teaching artist with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. Her work includes residencies in France, Japan and Morocco. A regular presenter at Haiku Society of America meetings in Manhattan, she is Poet-in-Residence at The Swain School in Allentown. She received an Arts Ovation Award from the Allentown Arts Commission in 2006, in the category of Literary Arts. Her writing has been published in a number of journals and venues. Marilyn edits red lights, an international tanka journal.
MARILYN HAZELTON: SUSTAINING THE SOUL
Date: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 - Time: 9:00 to noon REGISTRATION FORM
Location: FloreAnt Projects, 215 Main Street, Emmaus, PA 18049
Price: $30 - Limited to 16 Participants - Registration Deadline: November 12 – SOLD OUT
Description: Photographers, painters, poets and writers are invited to a creative process journey of seeing and writing that will deepen their appreciation for their own work as well as that of other artists. The program will also touch on the creative process as an avenue of emotional, mental and spiritual health.
• Arrival: Meet the poet/photographer and tour the exhibitions.
• Presentation: Marilyn Hazelton will begin with a 30-minute description of four Japanese poetic forms that can develop and deepen themes in photographic and other forms of art.
• Introduction to the poetic possibilities (opening the work to layers of meaning and suggestion, bridging past and present, strengthening the creative process, deepening the creative space within the artist) of tanka, haiku, haiga and haibun
• Discussion of how these traditional forms have supported and encouraged artists and writers for 1,300 years into the present
• Writing preparation to include finding vocabulary, useful questions, and ways of seeing
• Time for writing responses to the work of artist Marilyn Hazelton or featured photographer William Coupon, followed by reading and discussion
• Break with refreshments
• Time for writing responses to the work of featured artists, followed by reading and discussion
• Discussion on application of the workshop information and poetic techniques to participants’ own creative work
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Marilyn Hazelton has taught Japanese poetic forms as well as other kinds of poetry in elementary, middle and high schools throughout the state of Pennsylvania. She is a teaching artist with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts and has facilitated classes for college students, mentally ill men and women, women transitioning from prison, adjudicated youth, and senior citizens. Her work includes residencies in France, Japan and Morocco. She is a regular presenter at Haiku Society of America meetings in Manhattan and is Poet-in-Residence at The Swain School in Allentown. She received an Arts Ovation Award from the Allentown Arts Commission in 2006, in the category of Literary Arts, for her work in the community. Marilyn is the editor of the international tanka journal, red lights. Her writing has been published in a number of journals and venues. She is currently collaborating on producing a global anthology on war, violence and human rights violations.
REGISTRATION: To register for this workshop please download this PDF REGISTRATION FORM, fill it out and mail it with a check made out to FloreAnt Projects Workshops to: FloreAnt Projects, 215 Main street, Emmaus PA 18049
SUGGESTED SUPPLIES: 1-3 photographs to respond to in writing, paper and pen, thesaurus…
Questions: Call 610 421 8871
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