Take the leap.

When Durham artists talk vision, anything is possible

Looking forward to catching up with the STITCH core team on Monday evening at 8:30pm at Cocoa Cinnamon in Durham. Akira, me and our boss-man (now 4 and a HALF) will be there to commingle with a dozen artists who've expressed interest in making original pieces. Each new work will be inspired by the STITCH effort to collect, from citizens, their answers to one question: "What do you want to see … [Read more...]

WEDNESDAY! Come see and hear the WHY behind STITCH

Photo by Phil Daquila Come out to hear about the WHY of STITCH this Wednesday at a community event called "Groundworkk." Orangutan Swing will be one of three local groups talking about what we're working on, and why. This will be held at Mercury Studio from 6:30pm, and the cost is $5. The idea behind Groundworkk is this: The concept of groundworkk is very simple. At each event, all … [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...]

Hey, #WDS! Announcing #TETHER: A #Portland roundtable on what grounds us

Akira Morita is hitting Portland and Seattle NEXT WEEK to host TETHER: a conversation about what grounds us. Too often in modern society, we're grappling with how to find fixed holds when everything seems to be in constant states of flux. What keeps us tethered? How do we decide? These and other questions posed in our "popcorn" style of inviting people to the circle, and opening up the … [Read more...]