Wild Times: Formulary for a New Wildness

Workshop with Eric Olson and Nicole Wiggins

Sunday, June 8, 2014
1:00 – 3:00 pm

Group exploration into what it means to be wild, within ourselves and within contemporary culture. Prompted by messages, photos, and videos sent from the trail, participants discuss how various concepts of wildness are at play in their own lives.

At the close of each session, a formulary of words and phrases are distilled from the class activities to give museum visitors insight into the outcomes of the Formulary for a New Wildness.

About the Instructors

Eric John Olson is an artist and engineer based in Seattle. Olson works with video, digital media, installation and participation to explore repressed histories and communication. His work has been shown at the Eyebeam Art & Technology Center, Futuresonic in Manchester, and in New York and the Pacific Northwest.

Nicole Wiggins is a licensed psychotherapist with a Master’s degree from Seattle University and is a graduate of the certificate program in Infant Mental Health at the University of Washington. Nicole’s work is informed by her various strands of training involving infancy, language (verbal and nonverbal), primitive states of mind, and complex emotional and mental life.

Susan Robb, Feelings (Wonderland Trail), 2013. C-print. 16 x 20 in.


For students eighteen years old and up
Participants are invited to attend more than one session