Merve Bedir considers Dwell in Other Futures: Art / Urbanism / Midwest, a two-day art and ideas festival that explored the collisions of race, urbanism, and futurism, providing a platform for alternate visions of St. Louis to come. Organized by Gavin Kroeber, Tim Portlock, and Rebecca Wanzo, the festival asked the questions of “how images of the future shape the city in the present,” and “what competing futures are emerging in the urban fabric.”
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Citizen Artist St. Louis is a non-partisan initiative of St. Louis-based artists, organizers, and civically engaged individuals and organizations working together to ensure that arts and culture, and the values of these constituents are considered in St. Louis politics and policy-making.
From protests against galleries in Boyle Heights to the powder-keg Kelley Walker solo show at Contemporary Art Museum in St...
Architectural Historian Michael Allen addresses the intersections of community art and “placemaking” and the complications these cause when played out on our cities.