Guest-blogger Candace Smith on La Clausura Sconfinata

Posted by on May 3, 2009 in Projects | One Comment

A guest-post by Candace Smith, the founder of Cappella Artemisia, an ensemble of women whose repertoire is the music of Italian convents of the 16th & 17th centuries. Candace writes: I was delighted to take part in the first full-scale Art Monastery project: La Clausura Sconfinata . It was a true synergy of artistic talents: dancers, […]

Guest-blogger Ann Allen on La Clausura Sconfinata

Posted by on May 1, 2009 in Projects | No Comments

Ann writes: 10 days, 12 women,  1 small Italian town – I don’t know if Narni knew what it was letting itself in for when it agreed to include a performance of the Clausura into its medieval festival. An intense week was had by all rehearsing, eating, sleeping together much like the nuns life we […]

Guest-blog: Sarah Noni Metzner goes to Italy

Posted by on Apr 23, 2009 in Blog | No Comments

Artmonk in Residence Sarah Noni Metzner writes about her experience at the Art Monastery: Knowledge of the Art Monastery project came to me through both of the following things: a late night casual conversation point in Toronto about “some Americans doing some cool things in this small town in Italy” and a facebook group invite. […]