Contributor 2019: Ianthe Lauwaert

Ianthe is helping to organize and facilitate a couple sessions during the forum.

Ianthe is working towards a world in which the human being can be fully and truly human. Her main work takes place within the cultural realm, where she helps create spaces where people can deepen their understanding and experience of what it means to be human. Ianthe is a community builder and organizer, a storyteller and social artist. She works mainly internationally in different initiatives around social threefolding, self-mastery and building collectives for social change.

Contributor 2019: Kait Ziegler

Kait is helping support the overall work of the third How We Will forum and is really excited for everyone to come together. She’s helping to design the Threefold System Building Card Game that will be played during the forum, and will be supporting moderation and flow of the game play. On the last day, she’ll offer support in how we create actionable next steps to go back to our local communities and organize around what we’ve learned and created during our time at the forum, making a real and energized threefold step in the direction of future!

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Kait is an activist, organizer, artist, facilitator, and co-worker in Elderberries Threefold Community, which creates threefold cafes, Urban First Aid, How We Will forums, Moral Mondays LA, and social spaces for change. She helped co-found Moral Mondays LA, and is a National Social Justice Organizer with the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival. In her free time, she likes systems thinking, finding all of the vegan ice cream in LA with her partner, studying Theory U, designing social and economic prototypes, ordering lots of Economics books and writing to-do lists to read them, and teaches a Governance and Activism course at YIP in Sweden with Gerald Hafner.

Contributor 2019: Patrick Doyle

The Right and Need to Assembly

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J. Patrick Doyle has over 40 years experience in theater, dance, and performance art. His work as an actor and dancer evolved into directing, producing, and dramaturgy. Parallel careers as an exhibit developer for museums, outdoor spectacles, scenic design and fabrication, teaching, repurposing of industrial buildings as well as artistic projects has influenced Patrick in his ability to produce a variety of original performances and public art works. Patrick owned and operated The Basilica Industria (now Basilica Hudson) for over a decade as a cultural venue. Patrick has been active in civic initiatives, spearheading urban planning from the neighborhoods of his theaters.

Contributor 2019: Nathaniel Williams

Social Three Folding and Free Columbia’s Monetary Research from 2018

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Nathaniel Williams is the co-founder of Free Columbia with Laura Summer. He studied visual art and marionette theater in Basel, Switzerland, graduating with a certificate in visual art from the neueKUNSTschule in 2002. He has been active as a performer, artist, and teacher since returning to the US in 2004. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Political Science at the University at Albany.

Contributor 2019: Laura Summer

I will talk about the importance of de-comodifying art and some possible ways to do it.

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Laura Summer is co-founder of Free Columbia, an arts initiative whose mission is to facilitate art in relation to the spiritual aspects of the human being and the world. It is completely grass roots donation supported and has no set tuitions. Her work is in various places around the world. She has published seven books, founded two temporary alternative exhibition spaces and initiated ART DISPERSAL 2012-19 where over 600 pieces of art by professional artists have been dispersed to the public without set prices.