Love Letters to the Earth Part One: Poetry for the Planet

Poetry for the Planet & Climate Crisis Posters Exhibition

On view
Dec 14, 2019 – Feb 14, 2020   

Visual installation created by Arbor Artists of ecological poetry by Wendell Berry, Layli Long Soldier, Barbara Kingsolver and Sam Hamill. 

Calligraphy of Barbara Kingsolver poem by Denver artist Max Coleman.

The exhibition includes an installation of selected public domain climate crisis posters representing artists from all over the world. Links to free downloadable materials and Climate Strike Arts Kit available for climate actions at:

Poetry Jam

December 14, 2019

Poetry Jam Co-Curators:
April TierneyIrina Bogolomova

Poets:  Abigail Chabitnoy  |  Ania Chapska  |  April Tierney  |  Brice Maiurro  | Erica Rhinehart  |  Irina Bogomolova  |  Kai Wynn  |  Kali Love  |   Kevin Redger  |  Mary Marsden

Opening Ceremony: 
Renee Millard-Chacon and Béto Chacon. Renee is co-founder of Womxn From the Mountain and member of Grupo Color Aztlan, a traditional Danza Azteca circle centered on preserving culture through spiritual dance and prayer for future generations of these lands. 

Installation on wall behind performers: 
Excerpt from He Sápa (Section 3) by Layli Long Soldier from Whereas, 2017, Greywolf Press

Breathing Space  one-act play by Algonquin playwright Yvette Nolan performed by Boulder actors Danny Mann and Sara Woodyard as part of the Climate Change Theater Action Project.

Fresh-pressed Spiced Cider provided by

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