Action Meditation to benefit Aids Services of Dallas

Our downloadable meditation guide will be availalbe tomm (Wed). I wanted to post the intro to the guide today to give people more time to gather donations for dallas aids services, (aidsdallas.org) before friday. see below for requested items. peace, cdp DART Stations of the Crossdartstations.blogspot.com DART Stations of the Cross is a community response art installation. It is presented …

Press

Morning Everyone, I just got off the phone with Keri Mitchell, managing editor of the Advocate magazines and the article on us in the cliff dweller/advocate is out! it is called Holy Railin’– check us out at http://www.advocatemag.com/oak-cliff/magazine/Holy_Railin.html I also paste the body below. Scott, Lara, Sara Jane and I are checking in today to finalize our pdf down loadable …

Love as Sublation

I have been reading G.W.F. Hegel lately and have been struck by his idea of love as sublation. Sublation, for Hegel, involves a movement of cancellation, preservation and elevation. Love, he says, is identity in difference; that is, the differences between the two people (or more) are overcome in a relationship of love. Some things are cancelled. Some things are …

DART Stations Creative Process

Entering into this creative process of experiencing the Stations of the Cross has invited me into a spiritual and social exercise. Writing the meditations was a process of “entering in” to the journey or a collective consciousness of what “entering in” means. This will be the first time I have ever entered a Dart Station or taken a ride on …

The Notion of Reparation

In working on the guide, I’m digging into the notion of reparation. Growing up Baptist, this was not a word that was used. Sure, there was plenty of guilt, but we just told God we were sorry and that was that. We were never asked to compensate the victim. In fact, we were told that was not possible because the …

Choosing our Stations

We had a wonderful conversation yesterday at Bolsa taking next steps for this project. I am moving all conversation regarding pairing our ‘meditation artists’ with their station to the blog to facilitate the process. As of right now, this is where we are: The Stations: #1 Jesus is condemned to death — Mockingbird –lara#2 Jesus is given his cross — …

DART Stations of the Cross. Take 1.

DART Stations of the Cross came out of a salon hosted by CityGallery a few months ago as a way to further engage the city as our gallery. In the past, we have hosted musical performances in public parks, art shows in alleys and tons more. This year, in an effort to create a meditation on Good Friday, we came …