Altia Bend: The Language of Collaboration

“Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble.” - Yehuda Berg

Words have the power to heal. Words have the power to inspire. Words can bring people together. Words can tell a story…

It is amazing what feelings one single word can evoke in someone’s heart to bring about memories and inspire creativity.

As an organization whose goal is to find new collaborations in the city and bring them to life, BostonAPP/Lab hopes to use the ArtsCommons as an outlet for people all over the community to express themselves and share their stories.

One of BostonAPP/Lab’s missions is to use words to join people together to tell their story through art. And one of our many ideas for the ArtsCommons is to create a space where people can be given – or can offer -- a single word and bring that word to life collectively.