Past Honolulu Event: VOL 17

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Domesticated Space, Industrial Skin

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Dimitri Kim recounts his time taking part in designing residential and commercial spaces in Houston, Texas. He describes the ideas that he has to reclaim local aesthetics, while making them work for new ideas. 

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Universe of One

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Cheyne Gallarde speaks on a unique self-portrait project, Universe of One, which has been featured in The Huffington Post, Visual News, Fast Company Magazine and Tumblr, Inc..

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@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Johannette Rowley talks about her various series of sculptures and how it expresses themes of identity, conformity, joy and peeking behind the curtain in reference to society.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 17, 2014.
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Skin Equality

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Sonny Ganaden is a printmaker, writer, and a lawyer. His talk is on skin and race as a sociological creation and the application of critical race theory to art as a way to deconstruct institutional racism and advocate for equality.

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Slipping Through My Fingers

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Denise Karabinus is a visual artist specializing in drawing and sculptural prints. She recently completed an artist residency at the Quimby Colony in Portland Maine and has lived in many art communities over the past few years. She talks about her painful experiences of developing rheumatoid arthritis and the death of her newborn son through her artwork to express a feeling of helplessness and vulnerability and trying to repair something that can not be repaired.

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Skin, Brain, Heart

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Ever since Clara Coleman started seriously drawing and painting, she found a natural curiosity and urge to observe and record the things going on around her; mostly through self portraits. Clara uses herself as a model for a number of reasons. Although she does enjoy painting other people - friends and models - when she has the chance. A lot of how Clara spends her time is with paints on a surface, often times looking in a mirror, all while simultaneously reflecting on the different psychological, environmental, and cultural changes in her life. 
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Skin to Skin

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Dana Quealy touches on the importance of skin to skin contact after a baby is born. Such as how the baby will cry less, feel better, stay warmer, and regulate their breathing and blood sugar better if in lots of contact with the mother's or father's skin. 

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Six Minutes of Sex

@ VOL 17 ON APR 12, 2013

Stephen Salel is the Robert F. Lange Research Associate for Japanese Art at the Honolulu Museum of Art, and co-curator of the exhibition Arts of the Bedchamber: Japanese Shunga. He speaks about the japanese shunga art and history of sexuality in Japan by showing paintings related to sex. 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 14, 2014.

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