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Artist Anne Percoco has created the project #TreeSpeech, a social media performance piece intended to give voice to the trees of Jersey City.
Thanks to art supporters like businessman Ronald Perelman, more artists will have a place to showcase their new work and will also present the city with another hub for New York City’s ever-evolving culture.
Detailed stories of the five collaborative projects provide an illuminating and instructive look at how collaboration between artists and municipal government can achieve more diverse participation and greater equity in public process.
Luc was only 7 years old when his world went dark and he suddenly became blind. The now 13 year-old recalls feeling left out when his family went to an art museum because he was unable to share in his family’s aesthetic and visual experiences.
“It made me feel like an outsider,” he said.
A new study offers compelling evidence that making, and not just viewing art, plays a role in stress reduction regardless of artistic talent or experience.
The most recent acquisition of paintings by the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington—54 paintings valued at more than $40,000—marked the end of a project that spanned five years from conception to completion.
In Greenville, Calif.—population 1,200—the local junior/senior high school has not been able to purchase new books since the 1990s. But all that is changing, thanks to an online campaign that's gone viral.
Arts projects created in reaction to the hardships of the Flint water crisis serve to assuage grief, raise political awareness, educate, and allow residents to try to resume normal life as much as possible.
The Penelope Project shows how we can transform long-term elder care into an experience that families and loved ones can face without dread, by taking readers on an ambitious journey to create a long-term care community that engages its residents in challenging, meaningful art-making.