At Ease, Fayetteville
Another workshop with military families in Fayetteville. Sharing stories, making care packages for the touring exhibit.
Seeking the Self, Chapel Hill
It’s our annual camp with Blue Ribbon Mentor Advocates and 25 13 and 14 year olds. Exploring racial identity and counter narrative through conversation, writing, performance, and visual arts. Join us Friday afternoon at 5:15 for the gallery walk of self-portraits at Hanes Art Blg, a short performance of their writings at Swain Hall, and a reception. The portraits travel next to the Lincoln Center.
At Ease, Raleigh
Workshop with military families. Sharing stories, making care packages for the touring exhibit.
Serving Life, Raleigh
The first ever Story Slam in prison! With guest judge Allan Guganus. So much to learn and explore when we apply narrative structure to the events of our lives.
Seeking the Selfx, Chapel Hill
Exploring identity and painting with visual artists Will Thomas and Lamar Whidbee.
Seeking the Selfx, UNC-CH
Exploring identity and poetry with spoken word artist Will McInerney.
Serving Life, Nashville
Honored and excited to be part of the Revisioning Justice in American conference. With a breakout session on creative expression and the criminal justice system.
Serving Life, Greensboro
Really looking forward to sharing readings from men sentenced to die in prison with these Restorative Justice classes at Guilford College.
Seeking the Selfx, Durham
Exploring identity and photography with Titus Heagins.
Seeking the Selfx, Duke University
Exploring identity, movement, and Boal work with Keval Khalsa.
Cape Fear Regional Theatre, Fayetteville.
Staged reading by Mike Wiley and initial exhibit of care packages.
The ArtsCenter Honors
Hidden Voices is delighted to be one of The ArtsCenter Honorees for its 40th Anniversary celebration. We’re super proud to be aligned with this great arts venue and organization.
North Carolina’s School to Prison Pipeline
7pm, Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy, Rm. 4
Join us for the screening of a short film by the Center for Documentary Studies (in collaboration with Hidden Voices and other organizations). Panel discussion to follow.
None of the Above: Community Readings and Reception
Community readings of monologues and gallery reception. Exhibit installation will run January 8 – February 7, 2014
Art as Activism: A Workshop for Creative Change
7pm, Duke University Arts Annex
How do we connect social justice and activism through artistic practice? How do we turn engagement, immersive, and fieldwork experiences into ethically responsible performances? How do we sustain the transformative power of performance?
Seeking the Self
Seeking the Self at the Center for Dramatic Arts. For the second year, Hidden Voices will be collaborating with the amazing Blue Ribbon Mentor-Advocates in an arts-based program to promote positive racial identity and educational success. From July 30- August 3 this year, we’re excited to be working also in partnership with the UNC-Chapel Hill Center for Dramatic Arts. Camp culminates with a 15-20 minute multi-media performance in the Kenan Theatre that demonstrates the students’ own evolving racial identities. The performance will be followed by a tour of the students’ mixed media self-portraits.
Hidden Voices Trailer
Check out the Hidden Voices trailer created by one of our project participants and supporters. It’s a great overview of projects through the years, from former inmates to undocumented youth to veterans and refugees. What a rich community we share.
Interested in how art can create social change?
This public art project brings stories from Home is Not One Story onto the sidewalk.
Opening reception at The Block Gallery in Raleigh: Thursday, April 7, 5-7pm.
To Buy the Sun at Duke, 7pm
Celebrate her history; create our future. Join us as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of Pauli Murray‘s birth and explore the challenges her life offers us now.
To Buy the Sun at The Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC
To Buy the Sun at North Carolina Central University
A performance of To Buy the Sun for students and faculty.