We Are a Bowl: "Empty Earthen Vessels Waiting to be Filled"
Kansas City, MO
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This sculptural installation is a ceremonial community entrance to the new Kansas City Police Station, and the third largest Percent for Art Commission for the City of Kansas City, Missouri. The project, intended as a meaningful bridge to the surrounding neighborhoods, featured comprehensive cultural engagement with hands-on workshops that touched nearly 1000 people and 15 area schools, held in collaboration with ArtsTech, a local arts outreach organization dedicated to at-risk and adjudicated youth. The arbor-like structure integrates cross-cultural symbols in terra-cotta relief tiles and custom glazed ceramic bowls, weaving together a story based on peace and reconciliation.
- CLIENT: City of Kansas City
- COMPLETE: December 2015
18' x 10' x 63'
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