Art Project about Gun Violence
The Soul Box Project is :
Counting. Caring . Connecting.
Since 2017 The Soul Box Project has been raising awareness of the U.S. gunfire epidemic by counting and honoring victims in memorial exhibits, offering healing participation to those seeking solace, and providing dramatic visual support for all initiatives working for a safer, more civil society.
Thousands of hand-folded origami Soul Boxes have been made by individuals and groups around the country. Our team assembled them into 365 panels of Boxes to span the width of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in October 2021. Over 5,000 visitors viewed the This Loss We Carry exhibit. Media reach was over 500 million.
Now, these art-filled panels of Soul Boxes are available for immediate adoption by organizations and individuals who can use this effective visual as a tool to support their efforts to reduce gunfire deaths and injuries.
Groups and organizations across the country love this art project about raising awareness of gun violence. They are using Soul Boxes to support their activism. Get inspiration from the creative events and exhibits others have hosted. Then request to become a Branch of the Soul Box Project or collaborate with an existing Branch.
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Show us what you’re doing with this art project about gun violence. Who is participating and what inspired you? If you are holding a folding event, in charge of a local exhibit or connected to any other Soul Box Project event, share photos, videos, stories and posts on social media. Here’s how:
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