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Swoon Hits Haiti!

The awesome force of nature that is Swoon headed back to Haiti to get stuck into her latest project, helping repair and rebuild the communities as part of the Konbit Shelter project. In her own words, she tells us about the work she is doing there:

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“With great joy, we have begun to build our bamboo home in Haiti. Architect Joana Torres and I arrived last week, joining forces with the team in Cormiers. There’s a lot of excitement in the air, and much to be done over the next few months.”

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Swoon – Submerged Motherlands – Brooklyn Museum

Swoon’s latest installation opens to the public on April 11th. We headed over for a sneak preview of the biggest street art installation of the year. After months of sweat, headaches, doubtless countless tears, sheer exasperation and hours and days of preparation from Swoon and the team, this is what unfolded. I’m not sure Brooklyn Museum were quite ready for it…

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More jump off after the jump off…
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Swoon – Haiti: Curiosity & Resilience

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Swoon, aka Caledonia Curry, is conducting talks on curiosity and resilience in Haiti in New York’s Lower East Side. She is undergoing extensive research and aid projects including the Konbit Shelter project. Guilds’ Bryan Welch will also be speaking.

Get down.

www.konbitshelter.org

www.guilds.co