* Please contribute one or more items to each of the following lists: individuals & organizations, materials & supplies, themes, lexicon.
* As you are thinking about what to contribute to each of those lists, think of a place that might provide inspiration for a site-specific project. That place could be--
- geographically "small" (such as something that would fit into a city block, garden, or building);
- geographically "medium in size" (such as a city
- geographically "larger" (such as a region, e.g. the Great Lakes Region, Appalachia, Florida Everglades, etc.)
* Write your name next to each item you add to each of of the lists.
Individuals & Organizations
Write down the name of one or more individuals or organizations whose work (as it pertains to place) is particularly inspiring to you. That could be an artist (Annea Lockwood, Robert Smithson, etc.), etc.
Materials & Supplies
Please write down examples of materials and supplies that you might use -- as you explore how you could articulate a project that pertains to some aspect of the Great Lakes (or some other geographical location that you want to explore).
Those materials and supplies could include:
art supplies: acrylic paint, clay, wire,
What are some core themes that you want to explore, as you envision a project that focuses on a place? Examples include--
its history, hidden spots, people who have helped to shape what you th
What methods do you think you'd like to use, as you explore your place-centric project?
What are some words and phrases that pertain to your chosen place? E.g. watershed,