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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...]

FRIDAY: Meet the STITCH artists

Man, oh, man. Who says a rolling stone gathers no moss? Meet the 20 (and counting!) artists who'll be making original pieces out of the "Top 50 Words that Durham Said it Wanted to Become." (If you missed that, check them out here.) The "Meet the Artists" party will be this Friday at Labour Love Gallery, in Golden Belt in Durham. Add your name to our e-mail list to get updates on who's … [Read more...]

Stitch: the community-sourced, dialogue-driven art project starts in Durham

What if we can imagine the future, as a community, and manifest it in a picture? What would it take to make visible all the dreams we each have for our community, so we can start conversations around them? This is the vision of the Stitch project. Many a successful campaigns by communities around the world have taken advantage of the collective vision for their cities/towns. New York … [Read more...]