Collective Action was a Moscow-based group of artists that invited audiences to participate in simple actions, often outdoors. While many indexical documents of their performance art exist, this collection—which offers first-person accounts of the first five years of the group’s work—offers readers a more personal perspective. Collective Actions presents us with the opportunity to explore issues … Read More
Public Art Category
Refers to activities, events festivals, music, dance, and other work that involves a theatrical event. This could include flashmobs, fireworks, street-corner mimes, etc.
Every year Forecast is amazed by the talented artists and innovative ideas that are proposed through our annual grant program. We want to thank all of our applicants for their hard work and creative concepts. We would also like to thank our independent selection panel for taking on the challenging task of selecting grantees. Congratulations … Read More
Food has always been one of the firmest definers of place. Cheese-steak sandwiches, pit beef, and deep-dish pizza are edible shorthand for Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Chicago. Iowa is about corn and Maine is about lobster. But food has subtler and more complex connections to place. It can be a part of rituals that hallow a … Read More
Turku, Finland – The tugboat Autere cruised down the Aura River through Turku, Finland’s oldest city and first capital, headed to nearby Ruissalo Island. For “Capsula: Curated Expedition to the Baltic Sea,” our group of two dozen mostly artists and teachers made several stops along the way to see and hear marine-related installations. Here was … Read More