13. TARA SASIADEK + MARQUIS BURTON
This installation encourages participants to pause and take in fresh sensations, stretching time where we frequently rush through it, ignoring the world around us. By engaging a sense of wonder, the artists seek to provide a soothing environment for healing and reverie.
Tara Sasiadek is an artist, philosopher, and entrepreneur. she has studied philosophy, painting, and human development, and received her MFA in Visual Art from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is Vice President to the Buffalo Society of Artists.
Marquis “Ten Thousand” Burton is a spoken word poet, educator and curator. Working with Shea’s Performing Arts, C.A.O.(Community Action Organization), Say Yes Buffalo and other non-profit and educational institutions, he has taught young writers to discover their voice through poetry while celebrating their stories for more than a decade. Marquis has also held the position of Curator of Poetry Talent for Buffalo's Music Is Art Festival for the past 6 years.