THIS IS WONDERLAND PODCAST
Wonderland is a “master class” in culture change. Podcast hosts Bridgit Antoinette Evans and Tracy Van Slyke apply their experience and perspective from careers spent at the intersection of social justice, entertainment and media to uncover the truth about the stories we’re telling as a country, on TV, in movies and throughout pop culture mediums.
THIS IS WONDERLAND PODCAST
WHAT DOES PLACEMAKING SOUND LIKE: SOUND PLACES IN LOUISIANA
When you picture a creative public space, what comes to mind? Walls made vivid with hand-painted murals? A sculpture in a park? The visual arts often dominate the Creative Placemaking conversation, and while there is no doubt that they can provide a lasting reminder of a community’s history, they only show part of the picture. What if Creative Placemaking looked beyond the visual arts, and asked a new question: What could a great place sound like?
WHAT WE MADE
In What We Made, Tom Finkelpearl examines the activist, participatory, coauthored aesthetic experiences being created in contemporary art. In a series of fifteen conversations, artists comment on their experiences working cooperatively, joined at times by colleagues from related fields, including social policy, architecture, art history, urban planning, and new media.
WHY PUBLIC ART MATTERS 2018
Art in public spaces plays a distinguishing role in our country’s history and culture. It reflects and reveals our society, enhances meaning in our civic spaces, and adds uniqueness to our communities.This document explores how public art impacts five community values: Economic Growth and Sustainability, Attachment and Cultural Identity, Artists as Contributors, Social Cohesion and Cultural Understanding, and Public Health and Belonging. This document is designed as a tool for those making the case for public art in their community.
WORK OF ART: BUSINESS SKILLS FOR ARTISTS
Focused on the “Creative Exchange” section of Springboard’s website, which features a variety of downloadable toolkits, many of specific use to individual artists, rather than institutional resources. These resources can be used directly by anyone anywhere, but Springboard also offers a variety of street level artist training and support in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
WORKING THROUGH GROWING PAINS IN ARTIST/COMMUNITY DEVELOPER COLLABORATION
At their roots, both the arts and community development amplify a people’s voice. And while this connection makes sense on paper, it can look a lot different in practice. Shelterforce shares three insights from our work together that speak to the promise, and peril, of such collaboration.