The Pineapple Metaphor: A Restorative Art-Making Session & Discussion with April Fitzpatrick
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About the Event
Join Pineapples with Purpose for this special offer as we have an evening of ART, DIALOGUE, and THE PINEAPPLE! Don't miss this limited edition!
"Known as the collective fruit, the pineapple is made of 200 flowers fused together to form one berry." Pineapples with Purpose recognizes that each individual is made of many unique experiences that have fused together to create a special story. "We will learn how each experince holds a memory and the importance of recreating a new memory to change our responses to trauma.
Participants in the workshop will explore the query "Can art and the pineapple help advance the well-being of communities facing collective trauma.
What to Expect:
- Destigmatization of mental health perspectives
- Obtain knowledge to optimize community healing
- Introduction to the 8 Ps
- Positive production through artmaking
- Repurposing your narrative
“Like the pineapple, many of us have developed defenses to protect the sweetness of our core as a result of traumatic experiences. Masking the trauma, our defenses are often unique, mystifying, but misjudged.”
- General Admission$50$500$0