Welcome to the

SeedPool

. . . our virtual Arrivals Legacy studio space, where artists,                                                                                                               seekers, ancestors, healers, and activists meet to exchange                                                                                                               ideas, creative processes, and stories.  

We welcome your discussions, explorations, and contributions.

You may browse, share and comment on any of the Seeds.                                                                                                              You may even build upon a seed to make a new seed of your own,                                                                                                     or invite someone else to build upon a seed you have created.

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Fresh Awakenings

By: Diane Roberts

This is the opening video for the multi-channel Installation Hexsa'am/To Be Here Always: “Six Questions”, created by Diane Roberts with sound designer & composer Troy Slocum. The work premiered at Belkin Gallery in January 2018 and ...

Navigating Loss Video

By: Diane Roberts

This workshop was offered October 24, 2019 for Decolonization, Social Movements and Performance in the Caribbean and Canada 1968-1988 hosted in Toronto, ON, on the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation and the ...

What does it mean to be here always?

By: Diane Roberts | Tags: memory

This is the 5th question in the series of 6 in the multi-channel Installation Hexsa'am/To Be Here Always: “Six Questions”, created by Diane Roberts with sound designer & composer Troy Slocum. The full piece is currently being shown at...

Arrivals Workshop & Residencies Slideshow

By: Diane Roberts | Tags: authentic

In 2008-9 Co-facilitators Diane Roberts, Heather Hermant and Danielle Smith and Rosemary Georgeson travelled to 5 cities across Canada to research and develop the Arrivals Personal Legacy methodology. The workshop series culminated in an unforgettabl...

Arrival

By: Lindsay Dobbin | Tags: authentic

                          In the Winter of 2014, I temporarily lost some of my hearing. This sound piece reflects my journey in and then out of that transformational expe...

Negotiating home and the legacy of loss

By: Diane Roberts | Tags: loss

A Blog Post by Diane Roberts. I wrote this missive to dig deeper into the origins of the APL process. I'm interested to know what others have experienced where your journeys have taken you....

Invitation to the Fire

By: Jude Wong | Tags: loss

A Poem by Jude Wong. The origins of this Seed are the Fire Circle story from the Arrivals workshop, the depth and richness of the Arrivals work itself, and how the work has landed in me since my first workshop in 2007. In co-creating the c...

Emma's Istory

By: Rosemary Georgeson

Being part of the APL Process allowed me to begin my journey and to know what it was. Before the APL Process it was just a lot of useless knowledge (or so I thought was useless). I knew things that history told me I needed to forget about and be than...