WonderRoot presents Civil Sound Ecology

The Program: Working in conjunction with the locations of Pree Bright’s wheat pastes, a team of
volunteers (activists) will distribute the pamphlet during:

October 21st from 11am-2pm roving along Pryor street, Northwest to Mitchell Street
along Forsyth Street to the Five Points Marta Station and back the same route. WonderRoott will have stations to pick up your zine at four 1960 Who? murals and the Five Points Marta Station.

October 22nd 3-6pm WonderRoot will move along Pryor to Forsyth and to the 1960  Who? murals along Forsyth and back. Immersive Sound Installations Activist performances & art zines by William Shewigert

Based on the 1960 student sit-ins led by Lonnie King, WonderRoot will work with mixed media artist William Schweigert and his body of work, Civil Sounds Ecology, which combines re-imagined audio pieces and distorted photographs both based on historic civil rights events. For Civil Sound Ecology, William Schweigert will re-imagine the sit-in scenes located in downtown Atlanta employed by Committee on Appeal to Human Rights and text from the speech given by Lonnie King addressing the Georgia State NAACP on March 17th,1960 through audio and image. WonderRoot will create the pamphlet from historic material containing information on the overall project as well as a QR code to hear the audio. Schweigert will work with the Lonnie King archive to record 3 audio pieces from significant locations of the sit-ins that correspond with the murals by Shelia Pree Bright.

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