Interwoven Stories Community Stitching Project Participants
October 29 - November 30
Friday, 11/25 – 10am-4pm
Saturday, 11/26 – 10am-3pm
Interwoven Stories is a community-based narrative stitching project created and facilitated by Diana Weymar, the Arts Council’s 2016 Artist-in-Residence. More than 100 3-hole fabric pages, stitched with memories, places, and people, will be assembled together for this one time group show.
“It is the nature of socially engaged art to present a project to a community while not knowing how it will be received or executed. It is an open question. The response to this project has exceeded our wildest expectations. Beyond the additional of a final show of all the fabric pages and a catalog book, each page is a gift to the community. They speak to the generosity, diversity, spirit, commitment and creativity of this community.”
-Diana Weymar, Interwoven Stories creator and curator
View the Interwoven Stories exhibition, on view from 10/29 through 11/30, and let the pages speak for themselves. They are, quite simply, works of art that speak to the soul.
Out of Character
I have a lifelong love affair with paper and have saved, catalogued and hoarded report cards, postcards, travel brochures, invoices, documents, medical records and books of travels, important personal events and several generations of my family’s ephemera. My investigations into portraiture through the use of original source documents and related material has its roots in the desire to record and capture time while exploring memory in order to establish identities and reveal new perspectives. Even as portraits typically evoke a likeness, filtered through personality or …
Drawings by Mi Ju
The Arts Council of Princeton and the Princeton Public Library present a curated exhibition of paired poems and artwork. This exhibition demonstrates how the image and the written word can be in conversation with each other. Drawings by Brooklyn-based artist, Mi Ju. Poems by John Clare, Rita Dove, Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake), and Dara-Lyn Shrager. Mi Ju is an internationally exhibited artist who lives and works in New York City.