Life isn’t turning out the way we planned it.
Sometimes it’s much messier than we imagined.
Sometimes it’s a flat line that emits a flat buzzing sound.
Still, we mostly find a way to live it –by making deals with ourselves or with the gods (small g) of love and fortune. I want to hear from you, my fellow travelers, about where you’ve been so far and the ways in which you have been surprised by it all. The result is what you will see performed. -Joe Goode
UPCOMING RESILIENCE PROJECTS
THE RESILIENCE PROJECT – A MOVEMENT PROJECT FOR VETERANS
Presented in collaboration with The Contemporary Jewish Museum
The Resilience Project begins with a series of Movement for Humans open to all veterans at the Veterans Building in San Francisco. Movement for Humans is a movement practice designed by Artistic Director Joe Goode that promotes the mind body connection, with a focus on easeful movement and breath. The classes are adapted for all bodies and levels of mobility. No movement experience is necessary or needed. Please wear comfortable clothes.
Volunteer participants will also be interviewed about their physical and emotional wounds from war, their recovery, and their ongoing process of adjustment. Their responses and stories become the verbatim text for a public staged work performed in March at The Contemporary Jewish Museum, that collides words and movement, gesture, and song into a visceral experience of their profoundly moving stories.
This iteration of the Resilience Project is sponsored by SFVA, Bob Basker 315 AL Post & Veterans for Peace chapter 69, and made possible by the Walter & Elise Haas Fund and The Koret Foundation.
The Contemporary Jewish Museum is committed to making its exhibitions, programs, and resources accessible to all visitors. Through offering a range of free programs, The CJM strives to lower barriers for individuals with disabilities and other communities who have traditionally lacked access to the arts. For more information about Access programs email [email protected]