where does your inspiration live?

February 22nd - March 4th, 2018

Savannah, Georgia

We invited a writer from Oakland, a musician from Burlington, and a muralist from San Diego to collide in our city for eleven days of ruckus & revelry. Our artists-in-residence will live and create from three of Savannah’s most eclectic homeshares.

 

With the help of our cultural partners, Hestia is Hosting: concerts, workshops, readings, and a stellar final fete in Starland.

It's Our Debut!

In honor of Hestia’s first residency, we invite you to a stellar evening fête in Starland Village.

Join us in celebrating our nomadic artists & honoring Savannah: a city that makes art possible.

Our evening will feature:

 

  • Site-specific installations by Savannah-based artist Samantha Delaney

  • Three-minute “quick take” talks from artists-in-residence: writer Meg Elison, musician Alexandria Hall, and muralist Celeste Byers

  • Interactive engagements and live performance

  • Thought-provoking Oeuvres & Hor D’oeuvres

 

Cuisine from Black Sheep Provisions; Event Design by Kaufman-Heinz; Creative Exchange by You

We light the path for: inspiration. Where does your inspiration live?

 

program calendar

Hestia Artists' Residency Hosts

 

our artists

Alexandria Hall is a poet, musician and songwriter who performs electronic music under the name Beth Head. Former bands include Tooth Ache (Feeding Tube Records, Father/Daughter Records) & a slew of dream pop, chillwave, artfully futuristic projects.

Meg Elison is a science fiction author and feminist essayist who writes like she’s running out of time. Her post-apocalyptic debut page-turner, The Book of the Unnamed Midwife,

won the Phillip K. Dick Award.

Celeste Byers is an avid nature worshipper and enthusiast of the existential whose murals, paintings, and experiential installations are a candy-crush of color. She’s traveled as a freelance artist for companies including the New York Times, Warner Bros, and Lucky Peach Magazine, and painted murals in countries including the US, Mexico, and Sri Lanka.

 

This programming is made possible with the generous financial support of

our partners

 
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