Design Yourself: A workshop and forum for arts entrepreneurs

February 08, 2014

This free, hands-on workshop March 01, 2014 is a collaboration between Louie Gong (Nooksack), founder of Eighth Generation, and the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. It highlights Louie's Mockups (www.getmockups.com) as case study for exploring critical issues in Native arts entrepreneurship...

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Schuhe Machen Leute (You Are What You Wear) premieres in Leipzig, Germany.

May 19, 2013

The story of my recent trip to Leipzig, Germany began in 2009. Like much of my current opportunity, it was the fruit of seeds planted during 20 years of volunteer service...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Surprised by the cover of Native Peoples Magazine

May 19, 2013

No one told me that I was going to be honored with the cover of Native Peoples Magazine's April 2013 issue, so you can imagine how surprised I was to wake up one morning find images of the magazine posted to my Facebook page...

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Louie Gong at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

December 06, 2012

"Design Yourself: IAMNMAI" is an artistic partnership designed to explore issues of identity, community, and mixed heritage through art while reminding us that everyone, in their own way, is part of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI).  The program features Louie Gong (Nooksack/Chinese/Scottish/French), a Seattle-based educator and artist, and his newly-released customizable art toy dubbed "Mockups"...

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Speaking and Workshops in Germany

July 04, 2012

In March of 2012 I set off on a whirlwind tour of Germany as a guest of the US Consulate. The tour coincided with Germany's annual "Week Against Racism." My agenda was jam packed with workshops in Leipzig, Nuremberg and Frankfurt. The whole trip - my first to Europe - was a blast, and I can't wait to go back.

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