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Artists working for just societies in the US and around the world

Kelly Dobson

Kelly Dobson

Two Untitled Projects   Begun in 2010, Kelly’s work for the Prospectus consists of designing and prototyping 1) a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) intended to improve the experience of premature infants, their parents/families and medical personnel in the NICU; 2) a two-site, large-scale pair of sculptures that will offer a visceral and autonomic communication […]

Deb Todd Wheeler + Bec Conrad + Michael Nagle

Deb Todd Wheeler + Bec Conrad + Michael Nagle

Chromatic Energy Mirror How much do we know about the energy we use? With the right tools, our city’s buildings could tell us directly about the energy used within and give us insight into when our system is strained and close to a brownout and when it has the resources available for normal usage. Can […]

Wendy Jacob + Theodossis Issaias

Wendy Jacob + Theodossis Issaias

Personal Kingdom Personal Kingdom depicts the inventions, collections, and systems of organization conceived by Luke Huntington Palmer (1987 – 2005), and constructed with the help of his parents, Onnie and Andy Palmer, when he was between 5 and 10 years old. Luke was autistic and had a particular sensitivity to aspects of his physical and […]

Mel Chin

Mel Chin

Operation Paydirt in New England + Neurotoxic Element Music Video Artist Mel Chin’s contributions to the Prospectus are based on a project he began in 2006 entitled Operation Paydirt, for which Artists in Context has been the New England coordinator. Mel initiated Operation Paydirt and the Fundred Dollar Bill Project in 2006 to engage communities […]

Dan Borelli

Dan Borelli

The Cloud of Unknowing: Our Future is Our History Artist/designer and Ashland, MA, native Dan Borelli has been working for the last several years on a collaborative, multidisciplinary project titled The Cloud of Unknowing: Our Future Is Our History. Ashland is where the Nyanza Superfund site is located, and Dan’s project is aimed at helping […]

Zea Mays Printmaking

Zea Mays Printmaking

[substratum] An Artistic Inquiry into Printmaking Substrates and their Health Impacts Zea Mays Printmaking, based in Florence, MA, has designed and launched a website as its Prospectus project, entitled [substratum] An Artistic Inquiry into Printmaking Substrates and their Health Impacts. The website centers on five “substrates” — five different materials (wood, linoleum, metal, plastic and […]

Joseph Krupczynski

Joseph Krupczynski

Springfield Seed Library: Cultivating Ideas for a Healthier City The Springfield Seed Library is a project that catalyzes conversations and actions aimed at creating a healthier Springfield, MA. At the center of the project is a retrofitted library card catalog that serves as a participatory platform, a community archive and an advocacy tool for local […]

Ben Norskov + Marie Cieri + Nathan Phillips

Ben Norskov + Marie Cieri + Nathan Phillips

The Process of Elimination A family card game for four to eight players Everyone wants to save the environment, but many people don’t know how they can make a difference in their day-to-day lives. The Process of Elimination presents easy-to-understand water management strategies through the medium of a family card game. The game approaches the […]

Robbie McCauley

Robbie McCauley

More SUGAR Robbie McCauley’s SUGAR premiered in Boston at ArtsEmerson in January 2012. Robbie’s interest in health disparities, reflected in the social, historical and global scope of diabetes, underlies her collaboration with AIC, which set up several multi-session story circles for Robbie and other Boston-area diabetics and also put her in contact with medical and […]

Ellen Driscoll

Ellen Driscoll

Distant Mirrors Website + FASTFORWARDFOSSIL Paintings on Recycled Plastic Ellen Driscoll’s Prospectus work relates to her FASTFORWARDFOSSIL installation series (made from #2 plastic) and most directly to Distant Mirrors, which was in the Providence River September – November 2011. In Ellen’s words: “My recent work maps the consumption of just one oil-derivative product, #2 plastic, […]

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