ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION Ecosex Clinic at Franconia Sculpture Park with Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens

Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens will host an Ecosex clinic at Franconia Sculpture Park as part of the 4Ground Midwest Land Art Biennial Art & Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 5.
  • ASSUMING THE ECOSEXUAL POSITION Ecosex Clinic at Franconia Sculpture Park with Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens
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  • Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens will host an Ecosex clinic at Franconia Sculpture Park as part of the 4Ground Midwest Land Art Biennial Art & Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 5.
When Jun 05, 2022
from 13:00 PM to 14:00 PM
Where Franconia Sculpture Park, 29836 St. Croix Trail, Shafer, Minnesota
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The story of the artistic collaboration between the originators of the ecosex movement, their diverse communities, and the Earth

Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, authors of Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth as Lover, will host an Ecosex Clinic at Franconia Sculpture Park on Sunday, June 5, at 1:00 p.m. as part of the 4Ground Midwest Land Art Biennial Art & Farmers' Market. 

No registration required; convene on patio behind Franconia Commons.

In 2008, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens married the Earth, which set them on the path to explore the realms of ecosexuality. Assuming the Ecosexual Position describes how the two came together as lovers and collaborators, how they took a stand against homophobia and xenophobia, and how this union led to the miraculous conception of the Love Art Laboratory.

"Tuned to the more than human, Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens have married widely and well, mating with the airs, waters, and places of Earth, inviting their companions into profligate kinning for earthly survival. They have taken me on their ecosexual journeys, rolling around with them on their theoretical and performative ground to get sufficiently soiled to be brave enough to join the old whore and the hillbilly in their radical practices of joy, love, and rage. Read this book, revel in its wacky seriousness, risk its call to transformative art and life." —Donna Haraway, author of Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene

"Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens give the ‘eco-curious’ a holistic and multifaceted insight into their practice and pedagogy. Through storytelling, poetic manifestos, and detailed descriptions of projects, the artists trace their relentless commitment to all forms of ecosex devotion and offer readers an open-ended guide on how to embody and enact a daily earth-loving practice." —Guillermo Gómez-Peña, performance artist, writer, and artistic director of La Pocha Nostra

"Assuming the Ecosexual Position is a Kama Sutra for the environment, a text about the nature of love and the love of nature. Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens are living art." —Constance Penley, coeditor of The Feminist Porn Book: The Politics of Producing Pleasure

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