In the beginning of June Naiia and I are going to be co-facilitating part of a neat event at Fort Mason in San Francisco: THIS IS WHAT I WANT festival is hosting an Unconference on pleasure, lineage and sustainability. Join us in this peer led space to collectively explore vital ideas about our various practices[…]
They Aren’t Afraid to Try New Things: Last year TES approached me and asked if I could do an “Open Space” event there. My first response was the same as always: “Are you sure?” Open Spaces are strange critters when combined with “regular” conventions, and even when they go really well (such as the[…]
Recently a friend who was considering running a GRUE wrote me apologizing because he’d decided not to do it after all. There was no apology necessary – the GRUE is about doing what you’re passionate about, after all, so obviously if you don’t want to do it, you shouldn’t. It made me realize that perhaps I should issue some warning labels of sorts for people who are considering a GRUE in their town.