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June 2019

Deadline to Apply – FATHOM: Volume I, Lead Residency

June 15

A Studio in the Woods envisions an open call to select a local artist to work with Tulane biologists to raise awareness about lead contamination in New Orleans with themes related to both public health and the wellbeing of all living creatures. As in many older cities around the world, lead contamination represents an important health risk to both human and animal inhabitants of New Orleans. Ongoing work by Dr. Jordan Karubian and colleagues suggests that high levels of lead…

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May 2019

Ash Arder: Work in Progress

May 23 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Current Adapatations Resident Ash Arder welcomes members of the community to experience a work-in-progress series of interactive sound sculptures reflecting on the shared histories and tactile experiences of farmers and farm machines. The works are inspired by historic and contemporary technical documentation of agricultural processes and innovation. The works further Ash's curiosity around what can happen when the experiences of plants and machines are taken into consideration when reflecting on the relationship between the agricultural industry and western culture at…

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Deadline to Apply – Tulane Scholarly Retreats

May 20

The ByWater Institute and A Studio in the Woods seek to enhance and support the scholarship, creativity and cross-disciplinary activity of Tulane faculty and trainees by awarding one- to two-week residencies during Academic Year F2019-S2020. These residencies will provide a retreat for faculty and trainees across disciplines to work on a discrete project or scholarly pursuit that can be new or complementary to ongoing work. Applications can be made independently, though collaborative cross-discipline team applications are encouraged. This opportunity may…

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Bottomland Jubilee

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Audubon Species Survival Center, 14001 Patterson Rd.
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Join A Studio in the Woods in celebrating 50 years on the Mississippi River! Bottomland Jubilee: A Benefit for A Studio in the Woods, Celebrating 50 Years of Land and Legacy Sunday, May 19, 2019 4 – 7pm PURCHASE TICKETS HERE The McDermott Lodge at the Freeport McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center 14001 Patterson Road New Orleans, LA 70131 Fine fare by Mosquito Supper Club Chef Melissa Martin and Peche Seafood Grill Chef Ryan Prewitt. Music from Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots with special appearance by Dr.…

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Support Artists on GiveNOLA Day!

May 7 @ 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Support artists by making a donation to A Studio in the Woods this GiveNOLA Day! All funds raised will go directly towards supporting our artist-centered programming, specifically Adaptations Residencies for the 2019-20 season. Adaptations Residencies invite artists to examine how climate driven adaptations – large and small, historic and contemporary, cultural and scientific – are shaping our future. These residencies provide artists with time, space, scholarship and staff support to foster critical thinking and the creation of new works. The…

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April 2019

Earth Day Walk in the Woods with David Baker

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Get into the Woods with Environmental Curator David Baker this Earth Day! This year, some of the many celebratory programs we have planned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Carmichaels' purchase of our land are quarterly walks in the woods. Chat with David over lunch and then head out into the woods to learn about his work and the land first-hand. Bring a lunch to eat at noon, walk will begin at 1pm on Monday, April 22. The event…

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Adaptations Residencies Info Session

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Arts Council New Orleans, 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70113 United States

Are you a local artist thinking of applying for an Adaptations Residency? Our friends at Arts Council New Orleans have kindly agreed to host us at their offices to present information on applying for Adaptations Residencies for 2019-20. Please join us to learn more: Thursday, April 11th, 1-2pm Arts Council New Orleans 1307 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, Suite 100. (Entry is at the back of the building, look for signage on our door next to the Dryades Market). Free parking…

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March 2019

Walk in the Woods with David Baker

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
A Studio in the Woods, 13401 Patterson Rd
New Orleans, LA 70131 United States

Get into the Woods with Environmental Curator David Baker! This year, some of the many celebratory programs we have planned to mark the 50th anniversary of the Carmichaels' purchase of our land are quarterly walks in the woods. Chat with David over lunch and then head out into the woods to learn about his work and the land first-hand. Bring a lunch to eat at noon, walk will begin at 1pm on Friday, March 29. The event is free but…

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Earthing/Unearthing: Exploring Our Kinship with this Land

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Newcomb Hall 119, Tulane University, 1229 Broadway St.
New Orleans, LA 70118 United States

Calling all writers: aspiring, experienced, and/or interested! FREE WRITERS WORKSHOP, SATURDAY, MARCH 23, 10am-12:30pm, NEWCOMB HALL #119, TULANE UNIVERSITY New Orleans Center for the Gulf South welcomes you to apply for a workshop with former A Studio in the Woods Adaptations Resident and renowned Puerto Rican-Jewish poet and scholar Aurora Levins Morales. The workshop is called Earthing/Unearthing: Exploring Our Kinship with this Land. Levins Morales will use a collective process to probe stories about how we’re connected to the land and waters…

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Aurora Levins Morales: Gulf South Poetry and Ecology

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rogers Memorial Chapel, Tulane University, 1229 Broadway St.
New Orleans, LA 70118 United States

New Orleans Center for the Gulf South welcomes you to Tulane's Climate Action Week with a Thursday poetry reading from poet-scholar Aurora Levins Morales. Levins Morales calls us to face the urgency and danger of the present with imagination and hope, making the time and space to dream together, dream big, and set a real course toward our dreaming. She will be reading from and discussing Silt, a prose poetry collection exploring the natural and social histories of the Mississippi…

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