In this workshop, Dr. Wendy Greenspun outlines the various ruptures that are both embedded in and contributing to the unfolding climate and environmental crisis. These ruptures include the internal defense mechanism of disavowal that leads us to split off our full awareness of climate disruption, the fractures between groups of people including various forms of polarization, marginalization and othering, and the split between humans and the more-than-human world characteristic of the modern Western world. Like Kintsugi, the Japanese pottery tradition that mends broken shards with golden lacquer, movements toward repair of these various ruptures can create stronger ‘containers’ for the pain of individuals and communities and help us move toward essential action. Considerations of forms of care and repair will be elucidated through experiential exercises and discussion.
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