Category: 2014

The Collaboratory

Location: Greensboro, NC Collaborator: Elsewhere Museum The Collaboratory at Elsewhere is a gathering space for public and educational programs exploring a range of art, design, cultural and historical disciplines. Situated inside Elsewhere’s living museum in downtown Greensboro, NC. In 2010, I began to develop programming and funding to support the expansion of the platform, reimagined […]

South Elm Projects

Location: Greensboro, NC Site: Elsewhere Museum South Elm Projects is a series of site specific activations with artists and neighborhood partners reforming overlooked alleys and green spaces to enhance downtown walkability, community investment, and grassroots creativity. These activations will further encourage naturally occurring development in the neighborhoods adjacent to South Elm. As a curator and […]

Generalist Archive

A collection of zines, books and ephemera gathered from artists and teachers exploring a wide range of issues from education and ecology, to storytelling, art, politics and more. The archive is an open source tool for those interested in everything and nothing in particular.

StoryBank

Location: Charlotte, NC Collaborator: Levine Museum of the New South StoryBank is a platform for sharing and collecting stories. StoryBank was originally created at Elsewhere museum in Greensboro, NC alongside a residency with Nick Szuberla of Appalshop, a Kentucky-based arts and education center in the heart of Appalachia. The storyteller machine (pictured below) was collaboratively […]

Then & Now: Sharing LGBTQ stories across generations

Then & Now is a documentary storytelling project inviting LGBTQ-identifying elders and teens to share stories and oral histories. A collaboration with Elsewhere and the Creative Aging Network of North Carolina. What was it like living in the south and identifying as LGBTQ? What is that experience like now? The project is inviting youth and […]

Mycological Provisions

An interview project archiving the stories of four contemporary artists while hunting for mushrooms in the summer of 2013. Participating artists include Rob Peterson, Cassie Thornton, Caroline Woolard and Kate Clark. (Research blog: mycologicalprovisions.tumblr.com) (Video Credits: Music by Quilla, Sound design by Marty O’Connor and Quilla) Sound Recordings: Rob Peterson: [audio:http://christopherleekennedy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Rob-Peterson-Conversation-Edit-2014.mp3] Cassie Thornton: [audio:http://christopherleekennedy.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Thornton-Final-Audio.mp3] Caroline […]

Elsewhere

For four years now I have served as a teaching artist and education curator for Elsewhere, a living museum and artist residency program set inside a former thrift store in downtown Greensboro, NC. )

QueerLab

QueerLab is a youth-led media program exploring LGBTQ experience in North Carolina. Each QueerLab session brings together an editorial team of queer identifying youth to publish I Don’t Do Boxes, and organize workshops focused on creative media production and digital storytelling.