Swoon talk with PBS & Million Person Project Co-Founders Heather Box and Julian Mocine-McQueen
Swoon (known to her friends as Caledonia Curry) and the Million Person Project are collaborating with PBS on a mass scale storytelling initiative, PBS American Portrait. Over thirteen thousand stories have been contributed by people from all over the country. Swoon transformed her work through her collaboration with The Million Person Project which helped her to break her silence on her family’s legacy of intergenerational trauma, and to recenter her creative focus on helping others to find healing.
Prentis Hemphill and Swoon in Conversation at the Albright-Knox Gallery
Prentis Hemphill and Swoon in Conversation Creativity, Healing from Trauma, and Collective Liberation. Introduced by curator Aaron Ott. A program event from Swoon’s solo Albright-Knox exhibition “Seven Contemplations” which ran September 26, 2020 – January 10, 2021.
Caledonia Curry – Swoon @TheFeast 2013
Artist Caledonia Curry, aka Swoon, on her youth, generational trauma, and her improbable start as an artist.
SWOON: Unearthing the Medea: The Intersection of Art & Psychedelic Assisted Therapy
Artist Caledonia Curry, also known as Swoon, will give an in depth look at how psychedelic assisted therapy helped her to make contact with repressed trauma, and how the journey of healing that trauma came to life through a work of art.
Swoon: fearless from Fredric King on Vimeo.
Woven together from 20 years of footage shot around the world, the film is an intimate portrait of the street artist, Caledonia Curry, aka Swoon, her collaborators, inspirations, and antics. It reveals the moment she became internationally recognized, what inspires her creatively, socially, politically, and why none of it matters if she can’t get out on the street to wheat paste.