Summer Lab in Full Bloom

Summer Lab in Full Bloom

Here are a collection of images from the Summer Artmonks from the first few weeks of the Summer Lab. All photos by Anaya (fabric dyer / costume designer / Art Monastery Cruise Director) unless otherwise noted. The view of the house and the barn on the way back up from the river. Neva leads Catalyst Training […]

Meet the Summer Artmonks

Meet the Summer Artmonks

The 2017 Art Monastic Laboratory is a 10-week immersive experience in social sculpture. This Lab investigates Practice — meditation, high-level artmaking, and community living. This summer’s Lab will incubate two artistic endeavors: Mirror and Bootstraps. Mirror Gerry McCulloch and Betsy McCall are the co-creators of Mirror, an interactive, experimental art piece. Participants are guided to […]

Summer 2016: Paradise

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Summer 2016: Paradise

This summer marked the Art Monastery’s first summer Lab in the USA. I would say the one of the most commonly uttered words when talking about the place and our time in Vermont was paradise. That’s a good sign, right? One wonderful element was the fabulous Scottish cinematographer Gerry McCulloch, (who came to continue our collaboration — […]

Ensemble-in-Residence: Catalyst

Ensemble-in-Residence: Catalyst

What is this summer’s ensemble-in-residence Catalyst all about? Neva Cockrell shares her vision… Catalyst is being born from a three-part idea. The work for this summer’s residency is to unpack all three ideas through daily research, training, art-making and discussion. Ready? Here are the three parts… ONE I’ve been working at the intersection of dance and theater […]

August Newsletter: Full Summer Swing at the Art Monastery!

August Newsletter: Full Summer Swing at the Art Monastery!

  IndieGoGo gratitude, presenting Karen Gifford, Ad Mortem update, Short Film Fest call for entries, seeking our ideal board member, San Francisco fundraising event, volunteer appreciation weekend, writing workshop, and holiday cards! Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend Volunteer Appreciation Party Please join us in Italy on September 8 & 9 […]

Cirque en Déroute: Bravo!

Cirque en Déroute: Bravo!

Cirque en Déroute is more than a performance troupe. They are three fascinating artists dedicated to continually honing their crafts, human beings searching their souls, formidable clowns who honor the long history of circus with the intentionality, attention, and grace. Faeble Kievman, with tattoos on his head, face, and limbs, has a smile that reaches into […]

Requiem for a Pink Moon: Stunning

Requiem for a Pink Moon: Stunning

Joel Frederiksen’s concert celebrating the release of his new CD “Requiem for a Pink Moon,” performed to a packed church, was truly bravo. The perfect project to be developed at the Art Monastery, the CD bridges Nick Drake’s folk classics and Elizabethan lute. Amongst our most favorite performances hosted by the Art Monastery, Joel’s dark […]

Joel Frederiksen: Requiem for a Pink Moon

Joel Frederiksen: Requiem for a Pink Moon

Joel Frederiksen returns to Art Monastery Italia! Saturday, April 14, 6:30pm Free admission Colle di Costa, Labro JOEL FREDERIKSEN: Requiem for a Pink Moon http://www.joelfrederiksen.com In celebration of his new CD, celebrated musician Joel Frederiksen will perform excerpts from his project “Requiem for a Pink Moon.” This unique lute concert mixes classical music, the traditional […]

Visiting Artists: Cirque en Déroute

Visiting Artists: Cirque en Déroute

CIRQUE EN DÉROUTE performing at Art Monastery Italia! Saturday, May 5, 6:30pm Free admission Colle di Costa, Labro http://cirqueenderoute.com Company Cirque en Déroute is an acrobatic clown trio specializing in a wide range of eccentric circus disciplines including Chinese jar manipulation, tap-dance juggling, and high-level comedy acrobatics. Using a unique blend of contemporary circus and […]