March 21, 2017
By Diane Seo | Frolic Hawaii
This month, in two adjacent warehouses along Cooke Street in Our Kaka‘ako, five noteworthy artists have taken up residency as part of a new endeavor, called Present Project. Conceptualized and led by local artist Hadley Nunes, Present Project was launched to bring artists and students together for a collaborative, five-week program that includes workshops, talks and events.
Participating artists include Florence Carbonne from Toulouse, France; Caledonia Curry (SWOON) from Brooklyn, New York; married couple Sally Lundburg and Keith Tallett from Paauilo on Hawaii Island; and Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez of Miami. Also on board: Education designer Bryan Welch from New York City, who is heading up twice-a-week workshops for 30 local students ages 10-4.
With assistance from several sponsors, the visiting artists are provided housing, transportation and daily stipends to work in the warehouse and participate in public talks and events…
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