by Stuart Keeler
How can artists engage others beyond the accepted aesthetic norms of public art? This engaging and collaborative form of public art, which I call "service media," is very different from typical group object-building art workshops, not to mention the simple plopping of a statue on the square. And it is gaining ground.
Artist Dave Machacek facilitated printmaking workshops at public festivals throughout the state, using a small steamroller as a printing press.