This week myself and some Project Hope staff started creating some art for Sea-Song at a couple of Rockaway high schools. We gave a slide show about the project and invited the students to contribute. They wrote messages to put in bottles and started creating their own resilience flags, inspired by the prayer flags found in places like Nepal and Tibet. We also collected a bunch of clam shells for them to paint on. One of the Project Staff is creating a curriculum around Sea-Song where her students will apply writing skills as they work on their art objects.
The bottom image shows a resilience flag design I created. It will be the first in a series that I plan to screenprint and offer as rewards in our Kickstarter campaign. Stay tuned for that! We shot video for that this week and the campaign will be starting soon.