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A creative, sustainable building project sharing knowledge and resources through the creation of homes and community spaces in Haiti.
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    An E-Thank You from all of us at the Konbit Shelter Project, including stories, images and updates.

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    Link to film:

    HAITI REDUX: a study on post catastrophe reconstruction

    This hour long documentary examines how social entrepreneurs, NGOs, government officials and community leaders are collaborating to help restore and construct sustainable communities with infrastructure that is primed for growth and prosperity.

    by Fredric King

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    Painted postcard, personalized to you, created by kids in Cormiers, during after-school art workshops at the community center.

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    3 Konbit Shelter radial logo patches on denim.
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    Paper cut-out. Delicate laser cut decorative element, designed by Swoon.
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    Link to film HAITI REDUX: a study in post disaster reconstruction, and, a copy of the DVD "Before Z"
    A one-of-a-kind learning experience! Each letter is a one-minute comedy sketch by the acclaimed performance artist Shannon Plumb. For children of all ages.

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    Beautiful hand silk screen-printed T-Shirt, created in the community print shop in Braddock, Pennsylvania.

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    Unique, Hand carved stone sculptures created by artists from the village of Cormiers, Haiti

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    Ceramic grab bag! Beautiful hand thrown ceramics made by ceramicist, artist, and Konbit Shelter lead builder/designer Kt Tierney

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    Skype consultation with members of Konbit Shelter. Interested in earth-bag building? In the cross pollination of the creative process with community activism? Fun with creative construction in general? Members of the Konbit shelter team will share ideas and give advice on your endeavors.

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    Swoon's "Walkie", a three-layer screen print on hand made, hand stained, heavy weight Jute paper. Paper size 13"x21", signed in an edition of 300.

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    Photograph of residents of Cormiers by photographer and Konbit Shelter organizer Tod Seelie. Image size 25"x16.5"; photo paper size 20"x30"; edition of 6. Preview the image here: http://todseelie.com/konbitshelter2/content/_MG_9880_large.html

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    "35 degrees" artwork/construction by KT Tierny. Reclaimed lath board, wood, and nails, dimensions: 48x84.

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    Swoon's "Ben" screen print on hand made, hand stained, heavy weight Jute paper. Finished with hand painting and sewing. From a 2012 edition of 36 signed unique variants. Paper size around 33" x 28".

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    SOLD OUT "Walki", full-scale two color screen print with hand painting and cutting, collaged onto aged wood with metal detail. This piece, part of the "Walki" series, is one of a kind.
    Dimensions 23.5"x 12" x 3"

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    SOLD OUT - "Thalassa" screen-print on found wood with collaged paper-cuts and hand painting. Unique variant from a series of 38. Dimensions approximately 15"x36"
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    "Walki", full-scale two color screen print with hand painting and cutting, collaged onto wooden cabinet door with glass doorknob and hinges. This piece, part of the "Walki" series, is one of a kind.
    Dimensions 28"x16"

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    Visit to the prototype earth-bag dome in North Braddock Pennsylvania, tour of construction style and process, (as well as the history of Braddock), and special Bed and Breakfast stay in Pittsburgh.

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    Hand screen Printed Bandanna, designed by the artist Swoon, for Konbit Shelter

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    "Irina" Screen print with coffee staining and hand embroidery. From an edition of 55.

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    "Walki", full-scale two color screen print with hand painting and cutting, collaged onto wood. This piece, part of the "Walki" series, is one of a kind.
    Dimensions 19.5" x 9.25"

    Images: http://www.flickr.com/photos/konbitkickstarter/sets/72157632286200647/

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    "Walki", full-scale two color screen print with hand painting and cutting, collaged onto aged wood with structural details. This piece, part of the "Walki" series, is one of a kind.
    Dimensions 31.5" x 17" x 1.5"

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