SEEK Raleigh

Raleigh Arts


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Program Details The Trees' Macbeth Pieces of Grief Hen Institute VITAL Health The Outer-Space Oracles #TheBounceBackRDU Tiny Art Scavenger Hunt 3000

Program Details

SEEK Raleigh is an annual series of site-specific art installations and performance art events that engage the community through public art. SEEK 2020 features local artists creating temporary installations and performance pieces in the City of Raleigh Parks, greenways, and/or community. SEEK 2020 projects connect visitors to the site, park landscape, community, and/or history of the neighborhood. All works are free to the public.

Temporary installations and performance pieces will take place in the City of Raleigh Parks, greenways, and/or community spaces in the Spring, Summer, and Fall of 2020. Projects are listed below.

2020 Projects

The Trees' Macbeth

A painting resembling trees by Annie Blazejack and Geddes Levenson

The Trees' Macbeth is a computer-assisted adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth play. It is performed by a circle of trees near Sertoma Arts Center.

Learn more about and interact with The Trees' Macbeth


Pieces of Grief

A drawing of multiple circles, with the words Pieces of Grief in the middle

Pieces of Grief is a sonic meditation on grief and loss, it integrates field recordings, anonymous voicemails, archival interviews, and original music.

Learn more about Pieces of Grief


Hen Institute

Brown chickens with the words Hen Institute

Hen Institute invites artists and community members to use hens as a curatorial framework to create artistic, community-based, and educational programs.

Learn more about Hen Institute


VITAL Health

person holding a silver, gold, and purple mylar flower

VITAL Health is an interdisciplinary interactive art project that helps address mental health in communities throughout North Carolina using performances, installations, and workshops.
Image by Alex Maness

Learn more about VITAL Health and their online interactive art sessions


The Outer-Space Oracles

A person covered in silver, shiny material wearing a large spherical silver helmet posing with their arms open towards the camera.

Do you need celestial advice? During July, artist Julia Caston and her bilingual Spanish-English Oracles from outer-space will be available to give advice and listen to your secrets using Zoom.

Learn more about The Outer-Space Oracles


#TheBounceBackRDU

A photo of Ruby Jackson with the words #TheBounceBackRDU

#TheBounceBackRDU features eight African Americans sharing stories about a time they fell down but didn’t stay down - they bounced back. The pre-recorded stories will stream live on YouTube and Facebook and include a post-show Q&A with the storytellers.

Learn more about #TheBounceBackRDU


Tiny Art Scavenger Hunt 3000

A tiny segmented banana art piece by Graymon Ward in Fred Fletcher Park

The "Tiny Art Scavenger Challenge 3000" installation included six tiny artworks scattered throughout Fred Fletcher Park, each one with a clue to lead to the next tiny art piece.

Learn more about the Tiny Art Scavenger Hunt 3000


 

Contact

 

Kelly McChesney
Public Art Director
kelly.mcchesney@raleighnc.gov
919-996-5657

Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Raleigh Arts
Related Services:
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