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What Do You See Over The Horizon?

Welcome to the new chapter of Orangutan Swing. I am typing this in Another Cafe in San Francisco, where I will be for just a few days before I head up the coast to Seattle. Dipika and Kush have been traveling in Vietnam for the last six weeks. The intention that we set, about a year ago, is that we will make our work and livelihood fit around our life purpose. We wanted to widen our input, … [Read more...]

ARTIST PROFILES, part 1: Tim Swezy, Chris Wilson, and FOCSI

We've asked you to "give us a word" for Durham, and vote for your favorites to select Durham's 50-word manifesto for its future. Now, the 21 artists and we ask you again to support and participate in the creation of their work, inspired by the words you've selected. But who are these artists? what are they making?  Glad you asked. For the next couple of weeks, we will be featuring the … [Read more...]

STITCH at Durham Art Walk

This Saturday and Sunday you can stop by the Durham Art Walk and see what people involved in the STITCH creations are up to. Prototypes and sketches of works-to-become will be on display in a booth at the Teermark Building, right opposite Dolly's on Main Street. More about the event is on Facebook here. Looking forward to getting a chance to mix and mingle with you all. Be sure to join our mailing … [Read more...]

Bunches of things this week

So much is happening behind-the-scenes! Akira's been meeting so many great people--artists, activists, community leaders, and even government folks--in the past few weeks, and we want to make sure that you know what's going on. Stay connected! Join Orangutan Swing when you add your e-mail here. … [Read more...]