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January 2020

Radical Repair Workshop at ATC

January 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
American Tobacco Campus, 300 Blackwell
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Public Space Project is proud to present...The Radical Repair Workshop, a traveling sculpture experience by Julia Gartrell, coming to the Down Under Patio at American Tobacco Campus!Housed in a vintage camper named Sonny, the Radical Repair Workshop encourages participants and viewers to consider their relationship to mending, sentimental objects, single-use items, and radical (potentially non-functional) modes of repair. You will be able to step inside the camper to explore the gallery and studio, contribute your own items for mending,…

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March 2020

Corcoran Poetry Wall Launch Party

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Corcoran Poetry Wall is a public installation of two different poems, written by Durham residents, Kristi Stout and Nina Oteria in the form of a mural painted by Bethany Bash. The launch party will feature Kristi and Nina reading selections of their poetry, as well as readings by Dasan Ahanu, Megan Bowser, Kate Van Dis, and Kofi Robinson. There will be a brief open mic portion following the readers, for community members who would also like to share work.…

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Call Your Ancestor

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until March 15, 2020

Five Points Plaza, 334 W Main St
Durham, NC United States
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DDI's Public Space Project presents... Call Your Ancestor, a one-of-a-kind public art event featuring a telephone booth that allows participants to enter and "call" a dear departed ancestor who they wish they could speak to, but no longer can. Created by Michelle Gonzalez-Green, this event will also include a live mural painting. Call Your Ancestor is free and open to the public. This work is inspired by the Japanese wind phone by Itaru Sasaki, who created the “wind phone” on…

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Call Your Ancestor

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until March 15, 2020

Five Points Plaza, 334 W Main St
Durham, NC United States
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DDI's Public Space Project presents... Call Your Ancestor, a one-of-a-kind public art event featuring a telephone booth that allows participants to enter and "call" a dear departed ancestor who they wish they could speak to, but no longer can. Created by Michelle Gonzalez-Green, this event will also include a live mural painting. Call Your Ancestor is free and open to the public. This work is inspired by the Japanese wind phone by Itaru Sasaki, who created the “wind phone” on…

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Call Your Ancestor

March 15 @ 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until March 15, 2020

Five Points Plaza, 334 W Main St
Durham, NC United States
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DDI's Public Space Project presents... Call Your Ancestor, a one-of-a-kind public art event featuring a telephone booth that allows participants to enter and "call" a dear departed ancestor who they wish they could speak to, but no longer can. Created by Michelle Gonzalez-Green, this event will also include a live mural painting. Call Your Ancestor is free and open to the public. This work is inspired by the Japanese wind phone by Itaru Sasaki, who created the “wind phone” on…

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April 2020

PSP Online

April 9 @ 1:00 pm

Downtown Durham, Inc. is launching the third season of the Public Space Project with a three-week series of online events held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays, April 9 - 23. PSP Online will provide a virtual, lunch-time ‘taste’ of Public Space Projects to come. Thursday, April 9 – The Cabinet of Wishes Participants can submit wishes to the @DowntownDurham Instagram account by direct message or by commenting on a Cabinet of Wishes post. On Thursday, Chris Vitiello (aka the Poetry Fox) will…

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PSP Online – Week 2

April 16 @ 1:00 pm

Downtown Durham, Inc. is launching the third season of the Public Space Project with a three-week series of online events held at 1 p.m. on Thursdays, April 9 - 23. PSP Online will provide a virtual, lunch-time ‘taste’ of Public Space Projects to come. Thursday, April 9 – The Cabinet of Wishes Participants can submit wishes throughout next week. On Thursday, Chris Vitiello (aka the Poetry Fox) will post poetic responses to up to 25 wishes. Thursday, April 16 –…

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PSP Online – Week 3

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Downtown Durham, Inc. is launching the third season of the Public Space Project with a three-week series of online events held at 1 p.m. PSP Online will provide a virtual, lunch-time ‘taste’ of Public Space Projects to come. Thursday, April 9 – The Cabinet of Wishes Participants can submit wishes throughout next week. On Thursday, Chris Vitiello (aka the Poetry Fox) will post poetic responses to up to 25 wishes. Thursday, April 16 – Mindful Movement Dance Class Raven Gibbs…

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May 2020

Durham Warli Mural Project: Workshop 2

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Downtown Durham, Inc. is launching the third season of the Public Space Project with a three-week series of online events held at 1 p.m. PSP Online will provide a virtual, lunch-time ‘taste’ of Public Space Projects to come. Learn the Warli drawing technique and contribute your ideas to a downtown Durham mural! The goal of our mural project is twofold - one, to introduce and educate the Durham community to a tribal art form that is minimalistic in nature, but…

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