Digitally interactive works on fabric expressing dreams from Olney Charter High School, Veracruz Mexico, and other sites around the world.
120 digitally interactive students works on fabric expressing dreams to share with the world by students at Olney Charter High School under the direction of artist Joy Waldinger are on exhibit at Metropolitan Gallery 250 from Sunday February 9th to Sunday March 1st.
Also included will be similar student works recently created by rural university students in the Veracruz region of Mexico along with others from students in Haiti, Zambia, China, and other locations around the US.
Visitors can experience the “Fabric of Dreams,” surrounded by hundreds of images on cloth with text expressing visions of change and hopes for the future. Process exhibits show how young artists at Olney Charter High School created their work. Digital interaction allows visitors to us their phones to hear the voice of students speaking their dreams and to see maps of each work’s place of origin.
All student work has been created through participation in dreamline.org, a program of the Philadelphia based nonprofit Cloud Cloth Education. Dreamline invites students to share their dreams with the world through art, words, technology, and community action.
Not Only from Olney is produced by Dreamline and Metropolitan Gallery 250.
Metropolitan Gallery 250 is a nonprofit arts space, owned by Metropolitan Bakery, that seeks to provide exposure for emerging artists and local arts programming.
For more information or for media inquiries contact
Dreamline: firstname.lastname@example.org 215-645-2863
Metropolitan Gallery 250: email@example.com
Not Only from Olney is open to the public from 12 noon to 4 pm on:
Sunday, February 9 (opening reception)
Saturday, February 15
Sunday, February 16
Saturday, February 22
Sunday, February 23
Saturday, February 29
Sunday, March 1 (closing)
you can see the Fabric of Dreams installation of 50 Dreamline Banners from Lab Charter Schools in West Philadelphia at Phiadelphia Foundation. See video below and link to Philadelphia Foundation’s article on this interactive installation.
Open M-F 9-5. Philadelphia Foundation, 1835 Market, 24th Floor
is a display of the Dream Spiral featuring local and international Dreamline Banners at Cherry Street Pier. Open daily and free. See an interview with the Dream Spiral designed below and link for directions.
SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2019
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