Portal at the Light City Baltimore
Connecting Artists Around the World
March 31 - April 8, 2017
30 Calvert Street
Corner of Calvert and Water Sts.
Light City Baltimore features the BGE Light Art Walk with more than 50 attractions including illuminated visual artworks such as large-scale installations, projections, interactive technologies, performances and more. The original artworks are by local, regional, national and international artists selected by a jury through a call of entry. Learn more here.
Schedule of Events
Saturday, 04/01, 5:30-8:30pm - Los Angeles
Open hours with performances by local experimental musicians.
Sunday, 04/02, 11 AM - 2 PM - Erbil, Iraq
Family of War: How do families stay close to one another living of different time zones, on different continents, being separated by oceans? Transmedia Storyteller, Nasreen Alkhateeb, teams with Shared Studios, at Light City Baltimore, to engage with family members in Iraq and Germany. Families who are displaced and separated by war have no choice but to create homes in new counties that may contain brutally different cultures that the ones they grew up in. Absent from their originating communities, how does their adoptive country inform their identity without erasing their past?
Monday, 04/03, 11 AM - 2 PM - Berlin
Family of War II
Tuesday, 04/04, 12 PM-3 PM, Berlin
12:30-1:30pm Free Yoga, 2-3PM music with Jarrett Gilmore from Baltimore
Wednesday, 04/05, 12 PM - 3 PM, Kigali
Coding. Making Hope Tangible. Discussion Point: The process of coding along with the employment possibilities can chip away at societal issues, while reframing the thought process.
Rowdy Orbit is training people with criminal backgrounds to learn coding over 34 weeks, in order to obtain an entry-level technology position within Baltimore City.
Thursday, 04/06, 5:00-8:00pm - Mexico City
Survivors disrupting rape culture in Baltimore and Mexico City. Join FORCE: Upsetting Rape Culture and La Casa Mandarina for a conversation about organizing to resist rape culture in Baltimore and Mexico City. The two organizations, led by survivors, will be joined by collaborators in their respective cities to share about how we are showing survivors they are not alone.
Friday, 04/07, 5:30-8:30pm - Mission, TX
Saturday, 04/08, 11am-2pm - Erbil
Refugee Youth Project - will be youth talking about experience of being refugee with participants from the Harsham Camp in Erbil, Iraq.