In partnership with Wake Forest University and the artist collaboration Diaz Lewis, SECCA is presenting workshops from the 34,000 Pillows Project on Thursday, September 20 through Saturday, September 22 in downtown Winston-Salem.
8th grade students from the Arts Based School in Winston-Salem visited Dispatches and created a video along with several art projects inspired by iO Tillett Wright, Tomas Van Houtryve, and other featured artists
Tomas van Houtryve is an artist, photographer and author whose work is featured in "Dispatches". As described in his recent article in the New Yorker, his "Traces of Exile" project shined a new light on refugees.
Sheryl Oring started the "I Wish to Say" project in 2004 to find out what ordinary Americans had to say about the current state of affairs. These cards were collected by students from schools across the Triad regarding the recent U.S. Presidential Election.
Ed Kashi is a photojournalist featured in Dispatches. His photographs in "Syria's Lost Generation" are responding to the children affected by the refugee crisis. James Woody Faircloth is a co-founder of Allied Aid, a refugee aid organization.