Friday / September 25 / 8:30 AM


September’s Theme is Spectrum

“A band of colors, expanding definitions, a broad array of identities — we all live within multiple spectrums”

Learn more about this month’s theme, speakers, and more at Creative Mornings DC.


Date & Time

Friday, September 25

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM




Nekisha Durrett

Keynote Speaker

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Nekisha Durrett currently lives and works in Washington, DC where she creates bold and playful large scale installations and public art that aim to make the ordinary enchanting and awe inspiring while summoning subject matter that is often underrepresented or overlooked in visual culture. She earned her BFA at The Cooper Union in New York City and MFA from The University of Michigan School of Art and Design as a Horace H. Rackham Fellow.

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Amanda Leigh Ponce

30 Second Pitch

She | Her | Hers

Amanda is a multi-disciplinary artist with a love of cinema and performance, specializing in media for film/tv/theatre and social justice/activism through art.

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Camilo Caffi

30 Second Pitch

He | His

Camilo is a Latino art director, graphic designer and illustrator. Born in Santiago, Chile, he immigrated at the age of 3; grew up and is based in Washington, DC.

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Caroline Trudeau

30 Second Pitch

She | Her | Hers

Caroline is Slalom DC’s Digital Experience Innovation Leader and a catalyst for change and growth in individuals and collectives.

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Platform and Prerequisites

This event will be streamed via Zoom. In order to participate fully, attendees should plan to join on the Zoom app via their computer, tablet, or mobile device with enough bandwidth to support viewing video. In order to ensure only those who have registered for the event are able to attend — and to create space for intimate conversations — only those whose display name fully matches the name on our registration list will be admitted from the waiting room. You can find more about joining our virtual events, including how to connect, directions to troubleshoot, and information about our refund policy in our FAQ.

Accessibility and Accommodations

Please visit CreativeMornings/DC’s registration page for more information about accessibility and requests for accommodations.

Code of Conduct

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More Information

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