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Submit to Wes Out-Loud: Stories of Place

From Ali Jamali ’17:

Wes Out-Loud: Stories of Place is a site-specific auditory performance piece that is conceived and created for the Wesleyan campus through collaboration between students and Professor Marcela Oteíza. Wes Out-Loud invites you to experience Wesleyan as a scenographic space by inserting new narratives into everyday sites.

Through the juxtaposition of place and stories, we hope to bring forward the richness and diversity of the students of our campus, to promote inclusiveness, and to give space to voices that are usually not heard.

This production is an invitation to re-think and re-engage with our campus: considering the institution and its physical context; location and architecture; its history; institutional and individual narratives; and how they affect our daily lives and our social interactions.

We will be creating a journey through specific places of our campus, into which we will intervene new narratives (students stories). Through which, we will be able to bring to light the richness of the students of this campus and, thereby, promote inclusiveness and provide space to voices that are not usually heard.

Application Deadline: Thursday, January 14th at 11:59 PM

More info on the project and how to apply after the jump!

What Are All Those Fabric Strips Around Campus? An Interview with Jess Cummings ’17

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Some of the mysterious fabric strips tied to a Wesleyan emergency call box in the CFA

If you’re anything like me, you may have noticed a new addition to Wesleyan’s campus this fall. Is it a message from the squirrels? The aliens announcing their impending arrival on Foss? An underground side-mission in the Tour de Franzia? I sat down with the artist Jess Cummings ’17 to get to the bottom of the curious incident of the fabric in the night-time(/daytime/anytime)

Read more about Jess’ project after the jump!