Kapwa Rest Ceremony

A two-hour ritual-experience that offers guided embodiment + Rest practices, multimedia poetic lectures on Rest frameworks, reflection, and discussion. During sessions of Rest, neuroscientist and violist Clara Takarabe offers Clinically Designed Improvisatory Music (CDIM), calming clinical music created at Northwestern Music and Medicine Program through a neuropsychiatric framework to physically and palpably evoke sensations of safety. 

Holy Ground, Chicago, IL, 2023

live music: clara takarabe
photography: sulyiman stokes

special thanks to candis oakley, 
tanya lozano, allen washington
& the sunday sessionz family

alexx temeñaalexxtemena@gmail.com
updated 10 may 2024