Category "social practice"

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Millers Falls mural project

This is the wall we will be painting. The site is below a train bridge on Newton Street in Millers Falls.       

Notes from 2015 AAC Annual Conference

Welcome to Providence! I rolled my two suitcases from the train station on Capitol Hill down to the Biltmore Hotel. Check in on the 17th floor. Found a seat in the big ballroom next to Beth Taylor of the Surf […]

One for the money, two for the show…

Saturday at Millers was packing day. Carpenter Brian D rolled into the back lot at 12:30. Geng Xue, myself and Brian, together we began to pack Geng Xue’s sculptures for their journey to NYC. Brian had prefabricated four perfectly sized […]

Right Church, Wrong Pew

One of the first major steps in preparing the Old St. John’s church building for its new function as a space for creativity and community engagement is the removal of the pews to create a bigger space for the artists […]

CALL FOR IMAGES: Millers Rivers Scroll

This summer in Millers, we are working with artist Tang Yuhan to create an artwork named the Millers River Scroll – a collaboration between the artist and the people of Millers Falls. MFAB will help Tang collect photographs, digital images […]

Our First Artists in Millers: Geng Xue and Zhu Ying

Big news! MFAB is happy to announce our first collaboration with the Klein Sun Gallery in NYC. With Klein Sun’s support, we have selected two artists to participate in the MFAB Summer 2015 artist residency program. We welcome Geng Xue from […]

Project Launch

The MFAB project is out of the gate. We are gaining speed, and preparing for lift-off.

This Thursday, December 18, we will unveil the Millers Falls Arts Bridge project as part of the presentation “How to Apply for International Artist Residencies” at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, organized by independent curator Janet Fong. howtoapply_ULLENS

On Saturday, December 20, we will present the MFAB project at the Power Station of Art in Shanghai. On Sunday, we will present at the Songzhuang Art Museum. I am looking forward sharing this project publicly and hearing people’s reactions.

MFAB is also in the process of registering for nonprofit status as a charitable organization dedicated to cross-cultural arts and education between China and the USA. And we will launch our first major fundraising campaign on Kickstarter on Christmas eve.

Thanks to Alex D., Celia and Nicholas of the Eggplant web-team in Beijing. Thanks to Newton and Xu Mengke. Thanks to all of the great people who have helped me get the MFAB project ready for action. Please fasten your seatbelts and let’s get ready to fly…

 

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