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The Relationship is the Project

A clear agenda, an ability to listen, and a commitment to putting other people in the spotlight are just some of the attributes practitioners need in order to work effectively in community contexts. 273 more words

Community Arts

Belonging Project: Germination

A quick update about what I’ve been up to:

Mostly I’ve been working on outreach—contacting organizations and individuals about the different ways they can get involved. 633 more words


Fed: a home-based community performance (2014)

FED stakes a contemporary claim to the dining table. Not a sentimental harking back, this home-based community performance in Athens, Georgia USA combines whole foods, fine things, and an open invitation to catalyze plenty. 390 more words

Social Practice


Here are a few quotes from this interview with Gemma-Rose Turnbull on the intersection of photography and social practice:

-“Sometimes what happens is that people come to this practice and there is this notion to completely reject “author as special seer”.   581 more words

Alice Maher

b. 1956

Cork-based, mixed-media Irish artist Alice Maher creates drawings, paintings, collages, and installations that reveal a dreamscape of surreal drama that references mythology from her rural Irish childhood.  553 more words

Broken Fragments

In June, I attended a two-day Public Art: Public Action training session. We heard from city officials, Transportation Department, Pierce Transit, and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department representatives on their plans for the Subarea of Tacoma Mall. 262 more words

Moth Migration Project Opens in Canada

I have been in the lower48  less than a month, and I have yet to write up my lifechanging backpacking extravaganza on the Chilkoot Trail about my Artist Residency with the Yukon Art Center. 154 more words