David Thomson-Led Residency Workshop
The Basics of Self-Care, Your Finances, and Your Future
Registration Required (see below)
Saturday, November 18th
11am to 1pm
506 Holcomb in Springdale
Let’s look at the basics of self-care, your finances and the future.
We will cover the nuts & bolts of budgeting (personally and professionally), taxes, credit & debt, and legacy. Alongside this, we will discuss building a personal philosophy to help you define your own success. The materials and resources will be digitally shared and laptops are recommended for the workshop.
If registration is full, please join the wait list. On 11/15, we will finalize registration.
David Thomson is a Caribbean-American interdisciplinary artist whose practice centers on the interrogation of presence and absence in the performance of identity, using image, writing, performance, and installation as containers of inquiry. Thomson’s performance work has been presented and supported by The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research, Performance Space NY, The Invisible Dog, and The Lunder Institute of American Art. Awards and fellowships include US Artist, NYFA, Yaddo, MacDowell, Rauschenberg, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. He has had the pleasure of working and collaborating with Bebe Miller, Trisha Brown, Ralph Lemon, Tracie Morris, Sekou Sundiata, Marina Abramović, Kaneza Schaal, Deborah Hay, and Okwui Okpokwasili among many others. Recent projects include collaborating on Matthew Barney’s film installation, Secondary; a published essay in Yvonne Rainer’s Remembering a Dance: Parts of Some Sextets, 1965/2019 (Performa), and he is one of the contributing artists in Cane: A New Critical Edition (the3rdthing.press) for the 100th anniversary of Jean Toomer’s 1923 novel. In 2017, he initiated The Artist Sustainability Project to expand the practice and discourse of financial, artistic, and personal empowerment.