bearing witness to the whole
In response to genocide and mass species extinction and in appreciation of those who are rising to protect and nurture all forms of life, Extinction Witness offers supportive, compassionate witness to the radical loss and love of our time.
Extinction Witness’s work includes the production of short films, a website (work in progress) for curating these films along with other acts of witness and responses to extinction, and the creation of memorial sites.
In February 2014, Extinction Witness began a practice of witness to a common group of individuals each month for the remaining eleven months of the year. Extinction Witness puts out a series of newsletters each month that address the ecology, metaphor, and present challenges for each.
March 2014 attends to bee, the flowers bee loves, the seeds that begin those flowers, and the darkness through which seeds open with invitation to contribute prose, poem, visuals, and song that speak from or to your heart as you consider the depths, beauty, and heights of love. Please contribute on the Extinction Witness Facebook page or under the post ‘bee flower seed and soil’.
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February 2014 attends to lion with invitation to contribute prose, poem, visuals, and song that speak from or to your heart as you consider the passing of lion. Please contribute on the Extinction Witness Facebook page or under the post ‘if only because they are beautiful’ here at Wail Dance blog.
Links to February 2014 newsletters:
Extinction Witness films serve as creative messengers for on-the-ground regeneration projects and educational campaigns.
Extinction Witness’ first undertaking is a tribute to whole women and big trees. The project includes two short films, ‘Wildfire a love story’, and ‘Virgin’, along with a proposal to create a memorial in the North Grove of Calaveras Big Trees State Park, home of “the big stump”.
Please see What Is Missing? by Maya Lin
Extinction Witness is a project of Empowerment WORKS, Inc. 501(c)3.
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We invite and greatly appreciate general gifts to Extinction Witness.