About This Artist

Founded in 2011, Skywatchers brings residents of San Francisco’s Tenderloin District into partnership with professional artists to create multi-disciplinary, site-specific performance installations that amplify the rich and complex stories, life experiences, and talents of community members. ABD initiated the Skywatchers program in collaboration with Community Housing Project (CHP) and the Luggage Store Gallery.


Skywatchers
 is committed to justice and equity as a critique of the current societal structures that marginalize large segments of the population. Creative expression and artistry are the foundation of a unique set of methodological practices to resist, confront, expose, or intervene in those structures, working towards social change on the individual and systemic levels. We believe in the power of art and collective creative endeavors to transform lives, embody our interconnectedness, and infuse our lives with agency, possibility, and increased vitality.


Skywatchers
 is structured on the belief that relationships are the first site of social change. We believe that large-scale transformation begins with intimate, interpersonal exchange and that all stakeholders are transformed in this process—artists, resident participants, as well as site staff.


Learn more about ABD Productions and Skywatchers at www.abdproductions.org/skywatchers-2-2/. Photos courtesy of Skywatchers.

Upcoming Events

BARN OWL

Evan Johnson and Teddy Hulsker in collaboration with Libby King
Thu-Sat, May 31-Jun 2, 8pm

ALIEN

Tim Rubel Human Shakes and Elisabeth Kindler-Abali
Thu-Sat, June 14-16, 8pm

IN CIVILITY #2: Outrage Machine and TecTonic Shifts

Deborah Slater/Deborah Slater Dance Theater & John Fesenko and dævron & Raissa Simpson’s PUSH Dance Company
Thu-Sat, Sept 13-22, 8pm-9pm

Archived Events

Swimming Pool

CRAIN/LACHMAN/POLIAK
Thu-Sat, May 17-19, 8pm

Art Party & Auction

The CounterPulse Annual Benefit
May 10, 2018

Mural Painting at CounterPulse

with Twin Wall Mural Co.
April 12-28

Knowledge and Affirmation from the Past

Txutxo Perez
Fri, Apr 6, 3pm-5pm

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