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An Artist’s Studio By Any Other Name

I’m on a business trip. I’ve come to Chicago to visit an artist who established an art studio inside a school. I’m pursuing a question that interests me: Is an art studio always an art studio? I think of the now seldom-paraquoted: A rose by any other name is still a rose. The actual quote […]

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Tools: Julie Crow

On May 8, 2014, the Tools exhibit took place at the Big Car Service Center. This piece is by Julie Crow.   There is no implement I love more than the broom, and few activities I find more pleasant than sweeping. Everybody, everywhere sweeps. It’s universal. It’s like meditation. It is meditation. It’s simple, direct […]

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Tools Exhibit Tonight

Early on in the Ron Frick film Baraka there is a collage of moving images taken in Kathmandu as the sun is rising outside of a temple. There is a woman sweeping, the dust spreading out around her catching the first light of day. I was reminded of this image when I first saw Julie […]

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Tools

I’m standing in the basement of the Central YMCA in San Francisco staring into a dimly lit closet tucked away behind the boiler room. It is three o’clock in the morning. The year is 1988 and Microsoft released Windows 2.1, NASA scientist James Hansen testified that global warming had begun, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning […]

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One and All: An MLK Day 2014 installation at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

One and All: An MLK Day 2014 installation at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, a set on Flickr.

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One and All: Peace

This photograph was submitted to our project One and All. What do you think is beautiful? What makes you feel strong? What makes your community better? To participate, just take out a camera (cell phone cameras work too) and then: 1)  Take a picture of something you love and email it to us at theaterofinclusion@gmail.com by […]

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One and All: STRENGTH

This photograph was submitted to our project One and All. What do you think is beautiful? What makes you feel strong? What makes your community better? To participate, just take out a camera (cell phone cameras work too) and then: 1)  Take a picture of something you love and email it to us at theaterofinclusion@gmail.com by […]

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One and All: Comfort

This photograph was submitted to our project One and All. What do you think is beautiful? What makes you feel strong? What makes your community better? To participate, just take out a camera (cell phone cameras work too) and then: 1)  Take a picture of something you love and email it to us at theaterofinclusion@gmail.com by […]

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The “Indy Loves You” Project Recap

[View the story “Indy Loves You” on Storify]

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Indy Loves You: Monument Circle Sept 22, 2013

Indy Loves You: Monument Circle Sept 22, 2013, a set on Flickr. Indianapolis is great at rolling out the red carpet for special events like the Super Bowl and Indy 500. But what about other days? The days where people are just going about their lives: going to work, looking for a comfortable spot to […]