Last updated: September 9, 2013 (6 months ago)
Listing created on: July 8, 2011
metasofa artists community
(Tucson, Arizona, United States)
- Status: Forming
- Formed: 1998 Established: 1998
- Visitors accepted: Yes
- Open to new Members: Yes
- Website address: http://metasofa.org/
- Contact Name: chris vansprouts
Visitors accepted: Yes
Currently we have no overnight accommodations for travelers, but if you’re in the Tucson area, we’d love to meet you and talk with you. Please contact us in advance by email. Also see http://metasofa.org/contact.html
Open to new Members: Yes
artists community & school
Cultural diversity with spiritual consciousness is essential – welcoming each other with respect, kindness, learning and understanding. This also includes people of all ages and abilities, and of any economic status.
Living and working together in community is a spiritual practice, where co-operation means with each other… and with guidance from each person’s inspiration (co-operation with spirit, as any artist knows), and then also verified by consensus among members of the community. Depending on viewpoint, there are no leaders, or everyone is a co-leader.
Each person’s time is equally valuable, by definition. Maximum ‘free’ time for healing & creative work. Minimal overhead of all types, including community meetings & chores.
Ecological appropriate technology, and off-grid independence from conventional ‘resources’.
Proposed resident population of 10 to 50, including students, with additional capacity for hundreds of visitors during public events. Non-resident membership is limited by the size of the universe.
Proposed community resources, projects, businesses – theatre & art gallery, restaurant & bakery, greenhouse, gardens & housing around the community.
Proposed experiential ‘non-school’ open educational environment – including music/dance/theatre, media-art production, ecological & appropriate technology, holistic health…
More about the community design at http://metasofa.org/community.html
Currently, we’re facilitating Tucson’s community timebank at http://timetraders.metasofa.org
For latest news, please see http://metasofa.org/news.html