Artist Talks with Erika Lincoln, Victoria Scott and Scott Kildall
March 26, 2015 – 7pm to 8:30pm
Plug In ICA is pleased to host Erika Lincoln on Thursday, March 26th as she introduces the scope of her residency with the Climate Change Office at the City of Winnipeg Planning, Property & Development Department.
Erika Lincoln was selected as the Artist-in-Residence with the City of Winnipeg through the Winnipeg Arts Council Public Art Program. Collaborating with the Planning Department’s Office of Climate Change, Lincoln’s project augments public engagement opportunities for citizens of Winnipeg to learn more about climate change and the city. The Refill Project, featuring Victoria Scott and Scott Kildall, will be the first in a series of events organized by the Lincoln. For this presentation, each artist will speak about their individual art practices as well as introduce The Refill Project, a public workshop on data visualization and mapping happening Friday, March 27, 6 – 9 pm and Saturday, March 28, 12 – 5 pm at VideoPool Studio, 300 – 100 Arthur Street.
San Francisco-based artists Victoria Scott and Scott Kildall have been invited by Erika Lincoln to speak about the Refill Project which addresses the 2013 closing of the Freshwater Institute Library in Winnipeg. Victoria Scott and Scott Kildall’s collaborative art practice in data visualization and public intervention helps engage citizens with their cities. More information on the artists and this project can be found at The REFILL Blog.
The Winnipeg Arts Council Public Art Program’s Artist-in-Residence Program integrates artists and their ideas into City facilities to engage citizens in civic processes through art.
Plug In ICA gratefully acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council and Winnipeg Arts Council as well as our generous donors, dedicated members and hardworking volunteers.
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