Art Installations

2019

The Trybrary

by Nick Heyming

Project’s Mission: The Trybrary provides a mobile, physical gathering space in the public commons for people to play, explore, and create together.

Project’s philosophy: We were motivated to create this project after thinking about the breadth of engagement that the BWB community already participates in, and the logistical challenges of tracking and deploying in so many ways.  We feel by going into the public and giving people the tools and means to express themselves, their lives will be forever changed.

The Womb Lotus Performance Pod & Rebirth Canal

by The Omi Collective

Project’s Mission: The lotus represents the fertile womb where creativity can blossom—A yin space that represents peaceful rebirth and transformation of heart, mind, and spirit through music, vibration, and creation.

Project’s Philosophy: We believe that we are all creators and hope to spark the creativity within all of us and bust open the collective third eye. Lotus for President!

Website: https://www.theomicollective.com/home

Instagram: @theomicollective

Facebook Link: https://www.facebook.com/theomicollective/

You are a Water Talisman

by Betty T. Kao

Crystal orgonite talismans, hovers above the participants as they make a query.  the art work itself is about the group activation of the art, in that the participants are activating their own water talisman, water bottle, but I will pre-prep materials. I created the orgonite, and bring supplies to the theme camp,  Mettā Creative.

Community Sound System FDMT

by Community Sound System FDMT

Community Sound System FDMT is a community project from Washington, DC that hand builds sound systems to use for live music, DJ, Bands, fundraisers, public rallies, dance workshops, yoga classes, and activism. For over 3 years they have provided sound free of cost to over 50 events in the DC, MD, Northern VA area. The Community Sound System FDMT Project is crowd funded and relies on donations from generous community participants and organizers. Because building speaker cabinets requires work and knowledge, creating new custom cabinets for events gives opportunities for community members to help and learn speaker building techniques. This is a wonderful way to engage the community to learn about sound theory, electrical wiring, speaker technology, and carpentry tools/technique.

The elements and motto for the Community Sound System FDMT is “Dance, Sing, Speak, Teach, and Learn”.  The intention is that a sound system can also help get a positive message across to festival participants.  Our intention is to also provide workshops during the event about how to build speaker systems and get more folks involved in helping the community grow.

Social media links:

https://communitysound.net/

https://www.facebook.com/FDMTCommunitySound/

https://www.gofundme.com/communitysound

Temporary Earth

by Emma Hardy

Project’s mission: The earth project directly relates to the catharsis mission by inviting interactive engagement with the audience that will specifically bring focus to the interconnectedness of all beings and our resulting cumulative impact.

Project’s philosophy: The earth project is an opportunity to bring attention to the multiple layers of diversity both in reference to populace as well as the earth itself. The intention is to further highlight the interconnectedness of all beings and our ability to impact the greater health and healing of both the earth and each other through our connection and attention to intention and collaboration.  

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