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Trust the Bus Obscura: Durham

  • The Carrack Modern Art 947 East Main Street Durham, NC, 27701 United States (map)

Trust the Bus Obscura is coming to Durham for Third Friday! Come take a 15-minute ride inside a silent cinema created by Simon Lee with live music by Kellie Ann Grubbs and Benjamin Trueblood.

The bus will be parked on Morning Gory Avenue, behind The Carrack and beside SPECTRE Arts, from 6-7pm on September 16. If you reserved tickets, your reservations are for 6pm exactly. If there is overflow after that first 6pm ride, we will do 1 or 2 more rides on a first-come-first-serve basis, but all reservations are for the ride that leaves at 6pm.

Suggested Donation: $5-10
Limited Seating! Reservations:
**Half of all proceeds go to The Carrack**


In August, Brooklyn-based artist Simon Lee traveled to Saxapahaw, NC in order to transform Culture Mill’s 44-seat biodiesel bus into a mobile black box with over 700 tiny camera obscuras, accompanied by celebrated local musicians: Kellie Ann Grubbs and Benjamin Trueblood. 

Simon Lee’s Bus Obscura was first commissioned for Art Basel Miami, and has since been installed at the NYC Armory show, the Kampala International Film festival, and in many cities such as London, Pittsburg, San Fransisco, Basel and others.

Earlier Event: August 13
Trust the Bus Obscura
Later Event: October 15
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