Mississippi Center for Cultural Production

Turner World Around

Funding Received: 2016
Utica, MS
Funding Period: 3 years and 5 months

Prominent artist, Carlton Turner, is leading an economic revolution for rural Utica, Mississippi by facilitating a multi-media archival devlepment process that re-connects younger generations with historic economic strategies rooted in land cultivation and agricultural production. These interventions will be coupled with a community-led design process for the development of a permanent economic hub for arts and agricultural production.


See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

Apr 25, 2018
I grew up in Utica, Mississippi in a community with generations of historic memory, so I get to hear a lot of stories. Some of... Read More
When asked to speak in public, I often turn to my family for inspiration and colorful anecdotes to share. I turn to these stories because...Read more