Erin Sharkey | 31st and 12th Ave Historical Research, Place and Storytelling is an exploration of hyperlocal history and the power of imagination and research. Using genealogical databases, the 1940s Census, Sanborn maps and other archival material, Erin and her neighbors will find inspiration for historical fiction writing rooted in the spaces and places they […]
Ed Bok Lee and Bridget Lee | 33rd and 10th Ave Ed and Bridget will discuss with their neighbors the power of the plants that are growing on their block and write poems inspired by: the process of converting plants into medicine; the plants botanical/historical origins; any and all human conditions in need of healing […]
Den-Zell Gillard | Churches along 4th Ave Den-Zell is a Bryant neighborhood photographer who believes in the preservation of culture. He will be taking portraits of members of El Bethel, Saint Peter’s AME, and Greater Saint Paul Churches, congregations that have been important facets of the neighborhood for 135 years whose aging populations means that […]
Fernanda Sequeiros | Central Neighborhood Fernanda runs CANDO’s Plant, Grow, Share program that educates people on how to grow and share foods from their backyards. She will be collecting stories from gardeners as inspiration for a new work of art.
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