The 2021 Global Inclusive Growth Summit is underway! Don't miss it!
.@refractseattle starts today!
The Seattle Times says “‘Reflecting Diversity’ at the Seattle Glassblowing Studio stands out as a group exhibition...” Don't miss it!
FIND OUT MORE: https://buff.ly/3FJftxn
Can’t make it to the Pacific Northwest for Refract 2021? Don’t worry - there are tons of virtual opportunities for you to get involved.
Like this conversation with artist Preston Singletary & Gallery Director Sarah Traver on Friday, October 15 at 11am PDT https://buff.ly/3DEogip
Registration for Fall Symposium, Cultivating Community is now open!
Cultivating Community, a week-long virtual symposium that NCECA is producing concurrently with Clay Week. Amazing content all week long, at no cost!
"You have no privacy. We’ve willingly given it up."
@allstate's Tom Wilson speaks with @kingjen of @StanfordHAI and @AspenDigital's Kristine Gloria about what you're giving up when you click online privacy notices. Is the tradeoff worth it? #podcast https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/whose-job-is-it-to-protect-your-online-data
❤️ Can a dating app lead the way in improving behavior and generating goodwill online?
Hear from @bumble founder/CEO @WhitWolfeHerd about how her company is working to make the internet more humane. #AspenIdeas #podcast https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/quick-take-how-a-dating-app-is-making-the-internet-more-humane-whitney-wolfe-herd
An unregulated social media landscape cannot coexist with a healthy, functioning democracy, says filmmaker @jefforlowski.
His film, @SocialDilemma_, reveals how social media platforms are intentionally engineered to be addictive & manipulative. #podcast https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/why-big-social-cant-coexist-with-democracy
“Clearly Indigenous: Native Visions Reimagined in Glass,” is the latest exhibition on display at the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture (MIAC) and examines how Native artists reinterpret cultural narratives and designs in new mediums.
LEARN MORE: https://buff.ly/3BwX9Fb
“When we say, freedom of speech, freedom of thought, the question really is, freedom of which speech, freedom of which thought?”
@JohnHMcWhorter speaks w/ @janecoaston about pop culture, free speech, & cancel culture on the #AspenIdeas to Go #podcast: https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/when-the-woke-playbook-kills-free-speech
“Caste itself is the underlying architecture of division.”
@isabelwilkerson writes about how inherited rankings -- determined by race -- shape the experience of Americans today. She speaks w/ @ProfessorEA on the #AspenIdeas to Go #podcast: https://www.aspenideas.org/podcasts/americas-unspoken-caste-system @AspenWords
Who’s joining us for the “Reflecting Diversity” Opening Reception this Thurs, Oct 14 from 5-7pm at #SeattleGlassblowingStudio?
"Reflecting Diversity" features Cat Burns, Neil Hickock, Madeline Rile Smith, Scout Cartagena, + more. https://buff.ly/3orbnUG
TODAY Sat. 10 AM PDT, presentations by 7 Bay Area-based artists participating in Impact Art AT, an online creative exchange exploring the theme “In Search of Truth” using new media art. @ZERO1_ART info here: https://zero1.org/
We had to reschedule due to Instagram’s technical issues earlier this week, so we’re welcoming Queens-based visual artist and architect Valeria Divinorum for her Glass Reflections interview next Thursday instead!
Learn More about Valeria Divinorum: https://buff.ly/3nLA2Tl
“We’re still making new discoveries [about oceans] every day.”
Our planet can sustain life because of one universally unique feature: the ocean. Learn from experts who dedicate their lives to a deep dive into the ocean -- literally and figuratively: https://www.aspenideas.org/sessions/deep-thinking-ocean-solutions-to-climate-change
Help @Pilchuck celebrate their 50-year history by joining them at their 43rd Annual Auction & Gala on Saturday, Oct 16. In-person tickets are sold out, but you can still participate virtually by heading to their website at https://buff.ly/3j4avSv.
Freedom of the press crusader @mariaressa has won the Nobel Peace Prize (@nobelprize). When out on bail after a conviction for “cyber libel” by the Philippines government, she spoke w/ @lourdesgnavarro at #AspenIdeas about the “battle for truth.” Watch: https://www.aspenideas.org/sessions/truth-on-trial
“My mother was the first person who taught me how to use words to survive.”
@KieseLaymon speaks with @danijshapiro and @rblancopoet about what propels authors to write a memoir. What compels us to read them? Watch: https://www.aspenideas.org/sessions/the-art-of-the-memoir #AspenIdeas
This Saturday at 10 AM PDT, join us for presentations by 7 Bay Area-based artists participating in Impact Art AT, an online creative exchange exploring the theme “In Search of Truth” 🔎 using new media art.
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UpZuPnkiSHGkVucbThEVmA
“Climate change is becoming something we can taste.”
@littletrip, @UmaValeti & @NatGeo EOC @SusanGoldberg discuss the race to reinvent the global food system in favor of climate-friendly food. Listen at #AspenIdeas: https://www.aspenideas.org/sessions/the-fate-of-food-what-well-eat-in-a-bigger-hotter-world
#SELVoices: What do classrooms need now? A focus on emotional health. Hear from CASEL Board Chair @TimShriver as he discusses “This Moment in Education” via the @AspenIdeas podcast: https://bit.ly/3APG35p
Calling All Glass Students! Who’s ready to welcome our new (and first ever!) International Student Representative, Ibrahim Erdogan, for our next GAS Student Meet-up.
Join us on Monday, October 11 at 9am PDT | 12pm EDT | 5pm BST
LEARN MORE + REGISTER: https://buff.ly/3A8n85l
We’re just days away from our next Glass Reflections interview with Queens-based visual artist and architect Valeria Divinorum! Tune in on THIS THURSDAY, October 7th at 3pm PDT | 6pm EDT | 11pm BST.
Learn More about Valeria Divinorum: https://buff.ly/3nLA2Tl
“On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was…”
Happy Mean Girls Day! Doesn’t this amazing pink piece by Åsa Jungnelius remind you of the 2000s blockbuster hit? It’s totally fetch!
Artwork: “Hot Lips Pearl Pink” by Åsa Jungnelius via Kosta Boda
Join Seattle Glassblowing Studio for Reflecting Diversity, opening on October 14. Artists featured include Ann Potter, Arrianne Glory, Cat Burns, Cathryn Shilling, Cynthia Miller, Ian, Minton, John Fenn, Neil Hickock, Madeline Rile Smith, & Scout Cartagena
Who’s ready for a #FlashbackFriday?
Check out this picture from the 1960s of Harvey Littleton during a glassblowing demonstration at the University of Wisconsin Glass Lab in Madison, WI.
What is one of your favorite glass memories from the 60s? Share your story with us below!