As we settle into the future, we remember the darkness that haunted us about what was to come and begin, again, to live as we desire to live. Part tea house, part bath house, part body-painting immersion, Embrace connects mind and body through healing activities.
On February 18, CLIMAX opened with AGITATE, an explosive evening of cathartic expression. The four-evening series of immersive experiences and euphoric reflection presented by Space Open continues through May. Watch video highlights of AGITATE here.
March 16 – April 6, 2017 Opening event: Thursday, Mar. 16, 6:30pm An exhibition and program series highlighting the work and ideas of The Open Workshop, an his emerging, San Francisco and Toronto-based architectural design practice.
Friday, April 14, 6-9 pm Release to renew. With recent news of indecent male to female contact filling our news media, the perception of touch and intimacy is replaced with force and objectivity. Release challenges the audience to reconnect with the body as a positive experience through touch, sight, and sound.
Thursday, Feb 23, 6:30-8:30pm Stilling the Pendulum, Taking Centered Action How can we use body and mind to balance extremes, focus energy, and take sustainable action. Through gentle yogic movement and creative mapping, Shannon Bronson will help reveal your individual pendulum as your guide back to center
With the events of 2016 still in sharp relief, we unravel the more unsettling elements of the immediate past. What made up the madness? Through a multi-media, interactive experience, we reexamine recent history to see what we might have missed.
Stop by on Inauguration Day to make a sign, share a drink, and meet new people before joining the marches on Friday and Saturday. This free StoreFrontLab #Action event is part of #DesignAsProtest, a nationwide day of action organized by Design Justice to raise awareness of the role of strong design and visual messaging in social movements.
Join local illustrators for an evening of art and politics as we create signs for StoreFrontLab's delegation to the Women's March on Washington. We will provide sign-making supplies, inspirational reference materials, and an appropriate soundtrack. If desired, we will proudly carry your signs with us to Washington.
StoreFrontLab #Action presents a participatory evening of contemplation and sharing led by artist and yoga instructor Shannon Bronson. During this free gathering, Bronson, will weave together Tonglen meditation, guided journaling, and sharing with each other as tools to cultivate compassion to heal the darkness in ourselves so ultimately we can connect and to serve as lights to others.
December 10-17, 2016 Mon-Fri, 6–8 pm Saturday, 2-4 pm
Through an integrated installation, the five senses are individually mobilized to highlight the self in the act of perceiving. Following a semester of research into how the body-mind transforms external stimuli into aesthetic experience and ultimately meaning, CCA’s Space/Message/Experience studio has produced an immersive environment that isolates the moment of perception.
Bay Area artists present an evening of ambient spoken/musical delight and visual enchantment in support of #StandingRock. Despite the recent Army Corps decision, ongoing resistance and support is needed.
StoreFrontLab is hosting an open-source, resource-sharing event where, together, we will gather and share important local and national contacts, reference literature, news sources, and phone numbers, letterform templates and call-in scripts to contact your representatives.
We conceived of Season 4: NOW! as a call to action; what does this mean today? Join us Wednesday Nov. 16 for an open conversation about reactions and observations, priorities and opportunities, as well as strategies and tactics—from individual practice to full-scale actions—that will guide us through this storm.