IN GATHERING // WE CONNECT // AS REMEMBERING <3 with Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson
Saturday 23 October | 1.00- 2.30pm | The Community Hub, South Park
Join us for a guided gathering ritual and space-making experience, inspiring deep listening and dialogue with the earth and our local environment.
Artist & educator, Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson will guide us through a relaxing and sensory experience, to connect with space, one another, with a focus on collectivism and relationshipping.
If you would like to join us, please email email@example.com to let us know you are coming along and so we can send over any extra details.
**Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. The session will be held outdoors with indoor shelter available in the event of inclement weather!
About Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson:
Preferred pronouns: they/ them (preferable) she/hers (comfortable)
Lateisha is an interdisciplinary artist: writer, performer/actor, theatre maker, embodiment practitioner, curator/organiser and facilitator of Jamaican heritage. They enjoy swimming in open-water, tending to what grows and plant-based nurturing/futuring.
Lateisha’s practice is informed by her lived experience and cultural research across intersections of race, memory, health, gender, queerness, class, earth-belonging/nature/ecologies to illuminate pathways we all need to live, love and thrive through and beyond oppression. Towards Liberation.
Lateisha’s interconnected and sensory approach centres space for intimacy, possibility and care – the practice of transformative justice. Rooted in prophetic wisdoms of the land, ancestral memory, gathering space as communion and the art of ritual to bring us in closer relationship with the world within and around.
Lateisha is currently artist-in-residence at Arts Admin’s ‘Apocalypse Reading Room’ at Toynbee Studios. The 3 month project is an on-site library curated by Ama Josephine Budge: a world of talking stories in the face of environmental and social transformation. She is also the creator of TO THE RITUAL KNOWLEDGE OF REMEMBERING, a community-lead project space exploring decolonial relationships to our bodies, memory and the land. Manifesting a visionary 3 day retreat for 13 artists & activists (co-developed with LADA, supported by ]performance space[ and Diverse Actions). As well as inviting 14 international QT/BIPOC healers & artists to co-facilitate a programme of free events during the pandemic (supported by 12ø collective).
A Field Of Flax
A project by Raisa Kabir, Rule of Threes Arts and Taking Root