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Street-Level Installation Done

in Design Labs, Fairbanks

Photos of the chalkboards going up at the Polaris building this past Saturday.

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COMMON SPACE in Anchorage Daily News

in Anchorage, Design Labs, Statewide Design Challenge, Symposium

Update: Volunteers Needed in Anchorage on April 13-15

in Anchorage, Design Labs

Looking for volunteers to be draped in golden fabric and experience our shared spaces in a whole new light, as part of Soft Pavilion.

Wednesday, April 13: We need 20+ standby volunteers for small- to mid-scale group deployment, flash mob style.

Thursday, April 14: We need 50+ plus performers for a performance at Flattop. Meet at 5:30pm at the Glen Alps (Flattop) parking lot.

Friday, April 15: We need 50-100 performers for performances at 4:00pm (Anchorage Museum) and 5:30pm (Delaney park strip). Potluck to follow.

See more details, or send an email to if you would like to participate.

Volunteers Needed in Fairbanks

in Design Labs, Fairbanks

We’re looking for carpenters (April 9-10), sign painters (April 11-13), and general labor. Help us realize the Polaris building project.

Volunteers Needed in Juneau

in Design Labs, Juneau

We’re looking for volunteers to help build Sho-Globe with Adam and Blaine of Rebar. Help deploy and care-take Sho-Globe. Do you have a few extra hours between Monday April 11 and Saturday April 16? Read more.

Prep for Street-Level Installation

in Design Labs, Fairbanks

The Looking For Love Again team held a painting session this past weekend, and prepared a multitude of plywood sheets for the street-level installation.

Thanks to Sheri, Kate, Trent, Sue, Jessica, Amy, Dave and Pat for your time and efforts!


in Design Labs, Nome

SPURSE’ Iain Kerr and Petia Morozov will be blogging about Niġġivik / Eating Place at

COMMUNITY VIDEO PORTRAIT Installation – Only On April 14

in Design Labs, Homer

The Community Video Portrait installation will be open to the public from 11am-7pm at the Bunnell Street Gallery. There will be a presentation by the artist Hasan Elahi at 6pm.

The installation will be composed of several kiosks that will support between 20-30 video monitors.

4/12 Lecture, Reception with Candy Chang

in Design Labs, Fairbanks

Candy Chang will give a brief presentation on Looking For Love Again, as well as her other work. The presentation is at 6pm on Tuesday, April 12, at the Blue Loon.

This event is free. Reception to follow. Please join us!

Soft Pavilion: Sewing Party II on April 3

in Anchorage, Design Labs

A big thanks to Lisa, Kim, Sarah, Joan, Karen and Caleb for joining Garrett on the 3/27 sewing party. We’re having another sewing party on Sunday April 3.

20 blankets sewn, 23 total. 77 to go. If you have a sewing machine and have a few hours on Sunday April 3, we’d love to have your assistance. Check out all of the beautiful yellow!

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