To Belong in Art

By Holly Tumbarello Getting the chance to talk with the artists about their art, learning how they viewed community, and why they chose their specific locations throughout Grand Rapids helped shape my view on belonging. Not only did I attend parts of Grand Rapids I had not visited before, but it also challenged me to […]

Where Art Becomes Agora

Over 600 community volunteers worked with artist Amanda Browder in creating her Project 1 installation, Kaleidoscopic. Photo: Edgar Hernandez This essay, written July 19, 2019 and addendum written September 13, 2019, comes from the Project 1 catalogue. By Rebecca Carbin, Independent Curator In her 2015 anthology of recent practices in public art, titled Out of […]