If the snow kept you inside last night, but you still wished you’d been able to attend Jane Golden and David Updike’s talk at the Free Library, you’re in luck. It’s available for download today.
Golden and Updike talked about our newest book, Mural Arts @ 30 and the growth of Mural Arts over the past 30 years. Golden delivered a passionate and inspiring case for the value of public art and the ways in which it shapes individuals and communities.
You may remember us asking you to choose 3 murals that you’d like to see set to music. Now, in partnership with the American Composers Forum, we’re putting out a call to local composers to write an original piece for each of the selected murals. Winning work will be performed at a series of community concerts at each mural site. Interested? Here are the murals:
What does an artist whose work consists primarily of collaging images that she culls from the Internet have to do with muralmaking, or community-based art practice?
A lot, as it turns out.
Jenny Odell, who is based in San Francisco, uses the virtual world as a lens for looking at the physical world.
We call her lecture “Looking at Cities” because her work offers a new approach to the basic but profound task of making observations about the world around us based on what we see.