Flint Public Art Project’s 2018 Neighborhood Art Parades partners with Light Up the City, a community policing initiative of the Michigan State Police, to create personal representation through flag to broadcast voices of healing and repair within the city of Flint.
A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design and colours. It is used as a symbol, a signaling device, or for decoration. The term flag is also used to refer to the graphic design employed, and flags have evolved into a general tool for rudimentary signaling and identification, especially in environments where communication is challenging. Lead artist Sandra Branch, will work with community member as a guide to help individual create a personal representation of themselves on a flag, that will express the messages from the unacknowledged heroes of Flint.
The events will take place starting at 5 PM at all four events, May 30th, at Brownell Holmes Neighborhood, June 27th, at Totem Books, July 25th, at the Civic Park Neighborhood, and August 29th, at the Hispanic Technology Center.