Holly Ewald, visual artist, will create a visual and sound portrait of Salter Grove. The Warwick Museum of Art will host her exhibition, an installation of black and white monorprint/collage landscapes on rice paper. The visitor will experience multi-paneled landscapes and voices of long-time residents and users of the park, including Native Americans, Cambodians, and Hispanics, sharing their personal histories and experiences at the site. Maps composed of photo-collage and natural materials gathered by park visitors also will be displayed. The exhibition will capture the dynamic sense of place framed by this site throughout its long and varied history. Folklorist Michael Bell will collaborate with Ewald on the sound portrait. The museum will host public dialogues through a series of panel discussions on park issues, including its history, environment, and the role of community-based art in public spaces. The exhibition will open in November 2006.
Since this is a community based project, we welcome your contributions in the form of memories, photographs or other artifacts. If you would like to be part of the project please contact Holly at: Hewald@cox.net
You are also invited to
Treasure and Trash: A Salter Grove Cleanup
Sunday, May 7, 2006
Refreshments will be supplied along with cleanup materials. DEM will dispose of the trash but we'll ask you to select one treasure from what you've collected to be exhibited as part of the Languages of the Land exhibition at the Warwick Museum of Art.