About this submission
SOLSTITIUM: 23.4° (23°27´) chronicles my Summer Solstice from sunrise to sunset. After finding a time capsule that I made ten years ago, rooting through many memory boxes, and meticulously documenting each day during the pandemic, I decided to do something different. It was time to let go, set intention, and accept impermanence so that tomorrow can be better than yesterday. We will do better.
Philadelphia, PA, USA
I am a writer, artist, and educator from Philadelphia. I am an art teacher in the Philadelphia public school system, and I have worked for The Mural Arts Program, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Wagner Free Institute of Science, WHYY, etc. My work explores a variety of topics: family dynamics, the human condition, nostalgia, connection to nature, and responsibility to the planet to ensure generations to come while restoring connections in fractured communities. I believe that art, in any of its forms, is a powerful tool that can generate change on a personal, local and global level. more...