Each summer, Flint Public Art Project partners with community organizations to creatively transform under-appreciated sites into neighborhood attractions.
In August 2017, the fifth annual Free City festival will address themes of ecology and technology, inviting collaborations between artists, designers, scientists, ecologists, and engineers that explore environmental remediation, interactive installations, citizen science, organizing tools, wearable technology, DIY robotics, and other emerging fields at the intersection of art, ecology, and technology.
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The 2016 Free City festival takes motion and play as its theme, inviting installations, sculptures, projections, and performances employing movement of objects and people through unexpected, unexplainable, and uncanny means.
Flint Public Art Project is accepting applications for fall and winter 2016 residencies at Stone Street Coop, a program providing free or low-cost housing to students, artists, designers, community leaders, and teachers to pursue short-term projects in Flint, Michigan. Applications are reviewed on a rotating basis.
Sculptor and media artist Tomie Seo joins Stone Street Coop & Residency for two months in January and February 2017 to develop a project incorporating mythological symbolism, painting, electronics, kinetics, and photography as a form of social and political commentary and philosophical reflection.
Download the How to Make a Public Art Event poster and Flint Public Art Project Guide to the City, designed by Jay Rowland, including a guide to installations commissioned by FPAP throughout the city..
Flint Public Art Project presents a series of Neighborhood Art Parades in Flint, Michigan for six months during the spring and summer that bring residents together to reclaim the streets, activate vacant buildings, connect people and places, amplify the local community, and help transform the image of the city. Video by Eric Hinds.
This fall Anya Sirota and Jean Louis Farges of Detroit- and Ann Arbor-based Anya Sirota + AKOAKI will begin a collaboration with FPAP and Metawanenee Hills Neighborhood Association to instigate programming for Cook School, at the northern end of Grand Traverse Street.