Fulton County Arts & Culture celebrating grand opening of Public Art Futures Lab


ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – Fulton County Arts & Lifestyle in partnership with MARTA Artbound, Arts and Entertainment Atlanta and Microsoft is celebrating the start of the new Public Artwork Futures Lab on April 21 from midday to 2:30 p.m. at Underground Atlanta, according to a push release.

The new Community Art Futures Lab explores the relationship in between art and know-how, which will create a tech-enabled artwork-accessible experience for the neighborhood. As a result of its partnership with Underground Atlanta, the county now has a studio area to aspect artists-in-home and an exhibition space the place people and other artists can show their function.Adhering to a evaluation and scoring from a various panel consisting of members from the arts, education, and technological know-how sectors, three artists had been picked:

Salvador Iglesias was awarded an A&E Atlanta Residency. Iglesias will take a look at the use of augmented fact to increase digital indication engagement Downtown.

Max Woo was awarded the MARTA Artbound Residency. Woo will check out digital activity improvement as a resource to enhance bus ridership.

Eddie Farr was awarded an A&E Atlanta Residency. Farr is a musician and technologist who will make use of site visitors and pedestrian movement knowledge to produce true-time digital artworks.

In addition, the Fulton County awarded a few Rising Artwork + Tech Education Stipends to TeMika Grooms, DeSitaa Lipscomb and Jamaali Lipscomb. Grooms will keep on her exploration of combined actuality though the Lipscomb sister and brother duo will examine NFTs and interactive media programs. Stipend recipients will share their understanding with the arts local community by way of the Lab’s academic programming.

The Fulton County Community Artwork Futures Lab and its partners joined forces to make an Artist-in-Residency System created to supply chances for artists checking out rising forms of creativeness by means of the software of know-how to tackle true world worries.

The goal of the Community Art Futures Lab is to ensure Fulton County Authorities and the Atlanta region take a national role in major the broader adoption of technological know-how in the arts.


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