Kick off this art project by talking to strangers [Events Roundup] - Philly


Jun. 24, 2014 8:30 am

Kick off this art project by talking to strangers [Events Roundup]

Also: Check out MivaCon, a regional ecommerce conference going on this week.

San Francisco-based artist Hunter Franks believes that Philadelphians could do with a little more talking to strangers. Help kick off his Knight Foundation-backed artist residency “The Philadelphia League of Creative Interventionists” at Thursday’s launch.

Also: There’s a regional ecommerce conference called MivaCon happening in Philly this week.


Philadelphia League of Creative Interventionists Launch Event
In the weeks to come, San Francisco-based artist Hunter Franks will run a Knight Foundation-backed participatory art project to encourage Philadelphians to slow down and talk to each other. Brainstorm at this launch event and participate in what Franks calls a “creative intervention.”
Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m. Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street.
 RSVP. Free.

Summer of Open Source: Project Night w/ Code for Philly
The Girl Develop It Summer of Open Source fellowship continues with a project night with civic hacking group Code for Philly.
Wednesday, 6-10:00 p.m. Indy Hall, 22 North 3rd Street.
Old City. 
RSVP. Free.

Philly Tech Breakfast: EasyPaint, Pixilated Photo Booth, Accelepad,, Sensewa
This month’s Philly Tech Breakfast demo event features companies from Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia.
Thursday, 8:00 a.m. LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, 3220 Market Street. RSVP. Free.

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