Workshop 2: Tuesday, April 17, 6:30 – 8:00 pm [new schedule]
In a hands-on design/build workshop, Mass Art students and community members will learn how to make seed bearing lawn ornament sculptures. Using seed bomb clay, paper, and other materials, participants will be invited to sculpt, modify, and transform pink flamingo lawn ornaments to bring them to their maximum seed-bearing efficiency.
Andi Sutton is an artist whose practice explores the ways that performance art methodology can create new models for community development and social engagement. Working in a solo and collective context, her projects incorporate food, agriculture, television and street intervention, video, performance, and installation. Her works have been shown internationally at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (Los Angeles, CA), the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco, CA), the Yogyajarta New Media Art Laboratory (Yogyajarta, Indonesia), the SMART Museum (Chicago, IL), Universidad Nacional (Bogota, Colombia), and the Mills Gallery (Boston, MA), among others. An avid collaborator, she is a member of The National Bitter Melon Council (www.bittermelon.org) and Platform2: Art and Social Engagement (www.platform2.info). She the winner of an MFA Traveling Scholars Award (2010) and, along with The National Bitter Melon Council, the Artadia Art Award (2007). http://www.andisutton.net