“As part of its Social Justice in the Arts and Media series, The LAVA Center at 324 Main St. will offer a workshop led by Taiwan-born interdisciplinary artist, researcher, writer and educator JuPong Lin on Saturday, April 30, at 1 p.m.
“According to a LAVA Center press release, JuPong’s workshop will cultivate practices of ecojustice and connection with environmental kin. She will share qigong and lead a poetry and paper-folding ceremony called ‘How do your people call the Earth?’ Participants will listen to names such as beaver, frog, fish, dandelion, oak tree and pine tree spoken in languages other than English. Additionally, participants will create a mandala from feathers, stones, acorns and shells.
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“A $1 minimum donation is required to reserve a seat in advance, or visitors may see the presentation for free if there are seats available the day of the event. All visitors to The LAVA Center must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination upon entry.
“To reserve a seat, visit thelavacenter.eventbrite.com.”