ACHF Arts Access
I will gather river stories from barge industry employees and other river communities along the Mississippi. I will gather stories from 100 individuals through 46 creative writing workshops, at least one of which will be dedicated to shipping industry employees. 2: I will develop a realistic installation plan, budget, and renderings that will allow me to communicate my full project vision to potential supporters. I will develop project plans, budget, and renderings with key project partners and advisors, presenting these for critique and evaluation by artistic peers, river advocates, and public participants.
She gathered stories from 95 individuals through a series of ten pop-up storytelling workshops. Many of these stories were recorded and are now available as audio stories. She kept an estimated count of the number of one-on-one engagements I had with public participants who shared river stories as part of this and related river storytelling projects. 2: She developed a general proposal for the Dear River Barge Project that utilizes connections and stories gathered from storytelling pop-ups across Minnesota. The plans she developed are now being utilized to propose a full-scale project to public art funders.