How can we learn from mushrooms? Join Field Workhop Artist-in-Residence gloria galvez for a public program with mycologist William Padilla-Brown. They will discuss how mushrooms (and fungi) can be explored as a medium for stories, awe, community, futurity, and justice. The multifaceted being of mushrooms deserves a close and mindful look to reveal a vibrant organic force in the world. In acknowledgement of this force, gloria and William will address mushrooms as actants that mingle in, amplify, and even contradict the narrative of the world we live in.
This is an online Zoom event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83059193275
William Padilla-Brown is a certified permaculture designer who promotes a multidisciplinary approach to designing models of living systems to be utilized to replace the prevailing anti-biotic (against-life) systems in our societies. He educates locals and travels to teach workshops on mushrooms, Spirulina, insects, Information Technology and permaculture. He runs a micro/molecular biology lab out of his home and experiments with applicable models for food, medicine, and energy production.
gloria galvez is an artist and organizer based in Los Angeles who maintains a practice committed to creating and expanding access to physical and abstract spaces of possibility, imagination, and self-determination, especially for individuals for whom it’s constantly denied. She has organized with Critical Resistance, a national abolitionist organization and Revolutionary Autonomous Communities a food justice community let group. She And she has exhibited at Chuco’s Justice Center, Navel, Mike Kelley’s Mobile Homestead, the Radical Mycology Convergence, Le Maximum, East 7th Punx, Delano Recreation Center - a parks and recreation community center, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery (LAMAG), Human Resources, and The Women’s Center for Creative Work . galvez is currently a visiting faculty at the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).