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“Year of Dialogue” 2012: a report

Orangutan Swing was conceived in the waning light of 2011 to do just one thing. Make space for offline conversations. Ones with real meat. Meaning. Connection. Eye contact. Getting people together who'd otherwise never meet, so a wide array of viewpoints could make chords across a circle. The roundtable style would work for this. We wanted to see more people really talking and listening to one … [Read more...]

What is ‘Orangutan Swing,’ anyways?

Thinking back on all the events we've hosted, I thought it might be useful to give a bit of an overview on how the best of our roundtable conversations flow. The reason? Starting to talk with people about this in other parts of the country, people who haven't been to any of our events before or even met us in real life (yet!), we realized that different people have different ideas of what it means … [Read more...]

Fuzzy quantum pop: a 5-min video for @igniteraleigh

Quantum physicist Max Planck: 'When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.' … [Read more...]

Artist Ariana Page Russell added to #newyork #aether roundable!

Ariana Page Russell makes photos, and to mix it up a bit, we thought it would be fun to invite her to be a guest panelist for the New York stop of our AETHER tour. She confirmed today! We're excited to see her again, after meeting in Seattle some years ago. See her work at her website. … [Read more...]