Mississippi Center for Cultural Production

Mississippi Center for Cultural Production (Sipp Culture)

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

Dec 11, 2020
Jesse Killingsworth grew up in Hazlehurst, Miss., where his mother grew all their food. She had a garden full of onions, tomatoes, potatoes, bell peppers,... Read More
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