Events

NEST WORKSHOP

Wednesday & Friday, Sept 3 – Oct 3

3:00 – 5:30pm

(doors open 2:30)

Education Designer: Bryan Welch, Guilds

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses

Ages 10 – 14

PRESENT Education Partner Bryan Welch will lead a workshop series called NEST. Young artists will construct a playful, evolving installation out of bamboo and other natural and found materials, inspired by the ways in which birds build their nests.


 

ARTIST TALK

Wednesday, Sept 3

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Speakers: Keith Tallett, Sally Lundburg

Location: Kaka’ako Agora

Sally Lundburg and Keith Tallett (Les Filter Feeders), are a collaborative artist duo who returned home to the Big Island 10 years ago to raise their daughter. They are co-founders of the art collective AGGROculture, manage a rural homestead and farm-stay on the Hamakua Coast, and maintain a strong studio practice. Lundburg & Tallett will discuss their lifestyle choice to move home and how it impacted their development as artists, the pros and cons of isolation, and the role of the collective within their artistic and family practice.


 

ARTIST TALK

Friday, Sept 5

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Speakers: Swoon & Bryan Welch

Location: UHM Department of Art and Art History

Artist Caledonia Curry and education designer Bryan Welch introduce their work in Haiti and how Guilds aims to build curricula across cultures.


 

ARTIST TALK

Wednesday, Sept 10

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez

Location: Kaka’ako Agora

Dinorah de Jesús Rodriguez works in outreach art education programs through Perez Art Museum Miami and Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, and is co-founder of the Flashlight Project, a media arts education program for urban youth in South Florida. Rodriguez will discuss art and community development and the impact of global arts’ infrastructure and markets on local arts communities.


 

ARTIST TALK

Thursday, Sept 18

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Florence Carbonne

Location: Kaka’ako Agora

Florence Carbonne will discuss her work in Hawai‘i for PRESENT. For her project she is interested in the natural elements of wind and wave movements expressed through basic materials and light and how her installation will effect the movement of visitors through space.


 

SPONSOR PREVIEW

Wednesday, Sept 17

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Attendees: Artists and Project Sponsors

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses

Project sponsors are invited to join artists-in-residence for a private tour and preview of their works in progress and participate in activities curated by the NEST workshop series.


 

VISITING SCHOOL GROUP

Saturday, Sept 20

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Program: Pueo

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses


 

HONOLULU NIGHT MARKET

Saturday, Sept 20

6:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses


 

SPONSOR PREVIEW

Wednesday, Sept 24

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses

Project sponsors are invited to join artists-in-residence for a private tour and preview of the exhibit prior to the Public Opening.


 

PUBLIC OPENING

Wednesday, Sept 24

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses


 

UHM Department of Art and Art History Studio Visits

Friday, Sept 26

10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Speakers: PRESENT Artists-in-residence

Location: UHM Department of Art and Art History

Artists-in-residence studio critiques for UHM art students


 

CLOSING EVENT & Screening

Tuesday, Sept 30

6:30 – 10:00 p.m.

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses


 

VISITING SCHOOL GROUP

Wednesday, Oct 1

12:00 – 2:30 p.m.

School: Ka’ahumanu

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses


 

ART 405 / Professional Practice in the Arts

Wednesday, Oct 1

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Location: 445/449 Cooke Street Warehouses

Discussing practical skills as well as the role of the artist in community with PRESENT Project Founder Hadley Nunes. Education designer Bryan Welch introduces his learning centers in New York and Haiti and their connection to PRESENT.