P&P Live! Christine Platt — The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less - in conversation with Courtney Carver

Upcoming Event
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 8:00pm

This event will stream online as a part of our P&P Live! Series

When Christine Platt set out on her journey to live with less, she never intended to become The Afrominimalist. She just wanted to tame the chaos in her closet! But after struggling with the austerity and whiteness of mainstream minimalism, Christine realized why minimalism often seems unattainable for so many: the emphasis on all-white, barren aesthetics distracts from the practice of living with intention. And so, she decided to do things her way by curating a life of less influenced by the African diaspora.

In The Afrominimalist's Guide to Living with Less, Christine gets right to the heart of how childhood experiences and expectations manifest in adulthood, the delicate dance between needs and wants, and the complicated weight of familial and societal pressures. A far cry from Konmaried closets, capsule wardrobes, and conspicuous consumption, Christine’s brand of “living with less” is more than a decluttering regimen. Inspired by her personal journey, Christine presents a radical revisioning of minimalism, one that celebrates the importance of history and heritage, and gives you permission to make space for what really matters…your way.

Christine Platt is a modern-day Renaissance woman. From serving as an advocate for policy reform to using the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine’s work reflects her practice of living with intention. She holds a BA in Africana Studies, MA in African-American Studies, and a JD in General Law. Christine has written over two dozen literary works for people of all ages. When she’s not writing, Christine spends her time curating The Afrominimalist—a creative platform chronicling her journey to minimalism.

Platt will be in conversation with Courtney Carver , and author of three books, including Project 333 and Soulful Simplicity. She's also the creator of the simplicity blog, bemorewithless.com. She shares things that make her laugh and cry on Instagram and hosts a podcast called Soul & Wit with her daughter, Bailey.


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P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
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ISBN: 9781982168049
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Published: Tiller Press - June 15th, 2021

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