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Saturday, March 18 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Aesthetics of Sacred Space

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What makes an altar, shrine, or temple beautiful and satisfactory to the devotee and to the spirits or deities honored? What is beauty, and how are our standards of what is beautiful shaped by the values of our culture, religion, and spiritual practice? What are the principles that guide the creation of sacred places? In this facilitated discussion, we will explore a variety of sacred places and reflect upon the aesthetics of their culture of origin. We will also grapple with why we may judge them beautiful or not. Come to this session willing to feast your eyes, mind, and soul in images from around the world and to fully engage in thoughtful conversation about them.

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Angela Raincatcher

Artist, Nine Ravens Studio
I am an artist, writer, ritualist, and priestess. I am most interested in the places that spirit and art intersect. I am also interested in social justice and ancestor work. I am also the Dean of Students for Reflections Mystery School, founded by Katrina Messenger, in Washington... Read More →

Saturday March 18, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
Lower Level Art Programming