Transform Gender through Art

Creating rituals and educational programs for individuals, schools and camps

Transgress, translate, activism, amor, anti-racism, access, gates, goals...

We are a consulting firm dedicated to transforming gender-based expectations through the arts. Creative expression is the most powerful way to make social and personal change. We work with schools, camps and individuals to craft experiences that will transgress boundaries and open gates. We create spaces in which people can explore themselves and their relationships, and make activist art.

This is the "brit ahuvim" or lovers' covenant we created for a celebration of the coming together of two very different people. We were inspired by Shel Silverstein's poem "The Romance" about a pelican and an elephant who fall in love. We created "The Pelicant" as our own interpretation of Silverstein's poem. "The Pelicant" plays with issues of cultural difference, gender, independence, and cooperation. This is our approach to working with communities; we question traditional expectations and structures playfully, with color, poetry, and rhythm. Just as this painting is full of layers of paint, our programs and rituals are layered with meaning and content. There is something for everyone to take away from the experiences we create. Read on to discover more about what we do...