Massachusetts
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Consenses

Consenses is a vehicle for connection, understanding, and peace using art as a lens and a language through which to see ourselves, each other and our world more clearly, compassionately, and expansively. Consenses is an artistic game of "Telephone" using every medium of art as a language through which to grow a broader understanding of the world around us. We believe that the nuances of our individual experiences are lost when we use spoken word alone to express ourselves and that more can be revealed working together than fighting for the validity of our singular and limited beliefs. There are no right or wrong answers here, just different angles of perspective on a greater Truth.

How It Works:

For the past three years, Consenses' Founder Sally Taylor, has engaged artists from around the world, of every medium and genre, and brought them together by asking them to interpret one another's artwork in the vein of a game of "Telephone" and express it in their own medium. For example: a musician interprets a photograph, a dancer interprets their song, a painter interprets the dance, a perfumer interprets the painting, a poet interprets the perfume and so on until all five senses are represented. In this process, each artist is given seven days to extract the essence of the artwork they are provided and use this work as the catalyst for their own creation, ultimately expressing their raw reactions in the language of their own medium. None of the artists are privy to the identities of the other participants. This process has formed what Sally has termed Interpretative Chains: a collective, holistic statement; an intriguing procession from one piece to the next; the revealing of a unique glimpse into the artistic process and the complexity of perception.

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Sally
Mailing Address: 
Cambridge, MA
Physical Address: 
Cambridge, MA
Last Name: 
Taylor

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Multi-Disciplinary
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Dance - Ballet
Dance - Ballroom
Dance - Ethnic
Dance - Folk
Dance - Hip Hop
Dance - Jazz
Dance - Modern / Contemporary
Dance - Tap / Percussive
Dance - Traditional
Design - General
Design - Architecture
Design - Fashion
Design - Graphic
Design - Industrial
Design - Interior
Design - Landscape Architecture
Humanities - Anthropology
Humanities - Comparative Religion
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Humanities - Literature
Literary Arts - Poetry
Literary Arts - Spoken Word
Media - General
Media - Animation
Media - Audio / Sound
Media - Cyberart
Media - Digital
Media - Film
Media - Marketing / Advertising
Media - Radio
Media - Television
Media - Video
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - General
Music - Band
Music - Chamber
Music - Children's
Music - Choral
Music - Composition
Music - Country
Music - Dance / DJ
Music - Electronica
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Folk
Music - Jazz
Music - Native American Drum
Music - New
Music - Opera
Music - Orchestral
Music - Pop / Rock
Music - R&B / Soul
Music - Rap / Hip-Hop
Music - Solo / Recital
Music - Traditional
Theater - General
Theater - Children's
Theater - Circus
Theater - Improv
Theater - Mime
Theater - Musical
Theater - Playwriting
Theater - Puppet
Theater - Solo / One-Person Show
Theater - Storytelling
Theater - Variety / Vaudeville
Visual/Crafts - General
Visual/Crafts - Cartooning / Graphic Novel
Visual/Crafts - Carving
Visual/Crafts - Ceramics
Visual/Crafts - Clay
Visual/Crafts - Decorative Arts
Visual/Crafts - Dolls / Soft Sculpture
Visual/Crafts - Experimental
Visual/Crafts - Fiber
Visual/Crafts - Furniture
Visual/Crafts - Glass
Visual/Crafts - Illustration / Drawing
Visual/Crafts - Installation
Visual/Crafts - Jewelry
Visual/Crafts - Leather
Visual/Crafts - Light Art
Visual/Crafts - Metal
Visual/Crafts - Mixed Media
Visual/Crafts - Painting
Visual/Crafts - Paper
Visual/Crafts - Photography
Visual/Crafts - Plastic
Visual/Crafts - Printmaking
Visual/Crafts - Sculpture
Visual/Crafts - Stone
Visual/Crafts - Textile Weaving
Year Founded: 
1998
Populations Served: 
Businesses
Elders
Families
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Art Sales
Artist Representation / Artist Management
Arts for Social Change / Creative Activism
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Audio or Video Recording
Broadcast Production
Community Arts
Consulting - Curatorial Services
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Curriculum Development
Design Services
Exhibitions
Film Preproduction / Production / Editing Services
Film Showings
Manufacturing / Fabrication
Performance / Concert / Reading
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Public Relations Services
Publishing
Residency - In School
Residency - Production / Development
Social Media Services
Theater Technical Production
Writing Services
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Education: 
Brown University