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Picking up the Pieces: Kintsugi, Writing, and the Path to Wholeness

  • Rape Recovery Center 2035 South 1300 East Salt Lake City, UT, 84105 United States (map)
Larger Image features three smaller images that are works of art created by Tamsin Clement and Emily Bagley. These images feature a blue bowl and gray bowl with streaks of gold and the image on the far left is of book with handwriting in it, like a journal, and has a small flower in the binding of the book. The text at the bottom of this larger image reads: The Rape Recovery Center. Picking up the Pieces. Kintsugi, Writing, and the Path to Wholeness. September 20, 2019. 5 pm - 8:30 pm. 2035 1300 E SLC, UT 84105. There is also an RSVP Link - this link is linked at the bottom of this event page. The last text block of this image reads: for more information, contact or

The Rape Recovery Center has partnered with Tamsin Clement and Emily Bagley to provide an evening of processing, self expression, reflection, and healing through the art of Kintsugi. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold or silver lacquer . This method emphasizes the breakage as a unique and important part of an object's history rather than something to hide or throw away. Similarly, we are not worth any less because of our past experiences, struggles, or traumas.For the first portion of the evening, Provo writer Tamsin Clement will guide participants through writing activities that explore our theme: repurposing the pieces of the past to create a new wholeness. Participants can share their writing and have a brief discussion, but sharing your work is not required. After the writing portion, participants will have the opportunity to create their own Kintsugi piece, led by Emily Bagley.

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Earlier Event: September 17
Women of Color Support Group
Later Event: September 24
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