#15: Day Schildkret —Beauty, Impermanence & Queering Our Cultural Imagination

Episode description and synopsis


Another queer brother from abroad, Day is internationally known for his work using Morning Altars to inspire thousands around the world to renew their relationship to nature, creativity and impermanence through ritual and the practice of Earth art.


Diving into some of the threads of our cultural imagination keeping us at odds with our own wholeness, Day and I explore themes of impermanence, queering masculinity and non-binary ways of being in lived relationality with uncertainty and mystery. In a time exposing rigid patterns of being-together, we dance with the wisdom of queerness in illuminating what it might mean to navigate change and liminality with openness and curiousity. 


Join us for a playful exploration of how Earth Art, practices of impermanence and “queering” might support us in our restoration of wholeness. 


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Guest bio

Day Schildkret is internationally known for Morning Altars and has inspired tens of thousands of people of all ages across the globe to renew our relationship to nature, creativity, and impermanence with the ritual and practice of earth art.


Day is the author of, “Morning Altars: A 7 Step Practice to Nourish Your Spirit Through Nature, Art and Ritual” published by The Countryman Press, an imprint of W.W. Norton.Morning Altars has been featured in BuzzFeed, VICE, Spirituality & Health Magazine, and many others and has 85k followers on Instagram and Facebook combined. 


Large scale Morning Altars installations and workshops have been featured at Google, Wanderlust Festival, Wisdom 2.0 Conference, Treefort Music Festival, Bioneers Conference, The Andy Warhol Preserve, Beloved Festival, The Culture Conference, Symbiosis Festival, Lighting in a Bottle Festival, Red Rock Arts Festival, Butte College and live on-stage with East Forest at the Legendary Old Church Music Hall.  


With workshops, book readings and large-scale earth art installations worldwide, Morning Altars is bringing ephemeral art to the collective human imagination.

Show notes and links


Opening Prose: David Abram – In the Ground of Our Unknowing

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