Forecast Blog

July 20, 2016

THIS HOME IS NOT FOR SALE Receives National Recognition

Forecast grantee project recognized in Public Art Network Year in Review

Forecast is proud to announce that Witt Siasoco’s public art project THIS HOME IS NOT FOR SALE was selected and recognized as part of the Americans for the Arts 2016 Public Art Network Year in Review. The project was selected by jurors Lucas Antony Cowan, Franka Diehnelt and Constance White and was publicly presented on Friday, … Read More

Forecast | Artist Grants

July 20, 2016

Videos: The Intersection of Art + Community + Public Space

RARE Artist Witt Siasoco creates a space for conversation

This year’s experience through the Richfield Artist Resident Engagement project with Cornerstone Group and Forecast Public Art was enticing to me because it was partnership between a private developer and the arts. There are many opportunities that exist within these types of partnerships, but in the end the project left me with many new unanswered … Read More

Witt Siasoco | Consulting

July 18, 2016

Don’t You Feel It Too?

Healing Week: August 8-12, 2016

Don’t You Feel It Too? (DYFIT) is the practice of dancing your inner life in public for social healing and personal liberation. It is an artistic mind-body practice that explores the intersection of performance, protest, spirituality, and civic belonging. Participants report feeling stress relief, compassion, confidence, and oneness with their surroundings. From August 8-12, 5:30-7:15 … Read More

Marcus Young | Artist Grants, Forecast

July 18, 2016

“In/Between”

Artist: Hyuro

Graffiti meets a child’s hand-held flipbook in a 2014 public art installation in Copenhagen, Denmark. For In/Between, Argentinian artist Hyuro created 87 large-scale aluminum panels, each one showing a segment of an animation about a deer, and installed them along a busy roadway in this bustling metropolitan city. As they cruise along the road, drivers … Read More

Public Art Review | Public Art Review, Recent Projects

July 15, 2016

A Shift Toward Trust

Indian artist Jasmeen Patheja describes her work and the genesis of the Talk To Me project

Jasmeen Patheja began addressing critical social issues early in her career as an artist. While still an art student in Bangalore, India, in 2003, she initiated a project that ultimately led to the formation of Blank Noise, a collective that emerged in response to the widespread harassment and rape of women. Blank Noise creates interactive … Read More

July 13, 2016

Climate Storytelling

Subtle, elegant, and arresting, public art projects on a human scale help us understand climate change

One of the greatest gifts an artist can offer is to show us the world as it is. Our sense of what is real is often clouded by our preoccupations, passivity, or politics. But when an artwork removes these filters and allows us to see as the artist sees, we can be changed. Our perspective … Read More

Karen Olson | Featured, Public Art Review