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PBS Utah

With Mary Dickson

05 // 13 // 20

Sorenson Impact Center is inviting people to join a new artistic movement through its Project apART.

Watch segment here.

Mountain Connections

With Christine Napier

05 // 12 // 20

Steph Shotorbani from the Sorenson Impact Center joined Christine Napier to talk about the importance of creativity and connection during these uncertain times. Steph expressed her excitement towards the various creations being submitted and is looking forward to more people to join the community.

Constant Creation + Community = PROJECT apART

By Jeffery Wang

05 // 02 // 20

Despite our isolation, how do we collectively spark creativity in a time of fear and anxiety? What can we do to feel less disconnected from ourselves and others? How can we spread light during these dark times?

One solution lies in collective creativity.

Read article here.

Listen to the entire show here.

Creativity and Coronavirus

with Tamrika Khvtisiashvili.

04 // 14 // 20

"U (of U) launches online gallery for creatives stuck at home"

by Sean P. Means

04 // 15 // 20

Captivity breeds creativity — that’s the idea behind an online gallery being mounted by the University of Utah’s Sorenson Impact Center for artists stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

The center, part of the U.’s Eccles School of Business, launched Project apART — billed as “a community-engaged art campaign” — on Wednesday, which is World Art Day.

According to a pitch on the project’s website, the campaign aims “to spark creativity and connection during quarantine. Now more than ever, we must band together to celebrate our shared humanity and resiliency."

Artists of any discipline — visual art, music, film, written work, dance, culinary, you name it — are invited to visit the project’s website, projectapart.org, for a weekly visual prompt to spark their imagination. Artists are asked to create something, then upload it each Tuesday. One artist will be chosen to be the project’s “artist of the week” and will create the next week’s prompt...

View entire article here.

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