Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Cornerstone future site


Winchester Square Park Pebble Mosaic Project

JOIN OUR Creative Community: This 2-week studio intensive is open everyone. Join one or all open studio workshops for this legacy project and be part of bringing new public art to Winchester Square Park.  Drop by anytime during our open hours. The pebble mosaic will be installed and unveiled in October, followed by a community celebration. Launch and unveiling date to be announced.

September 15th to 30th: 
Diane Frankling Co-op, Community Room 85 Bleecker Street

Tuesday September 15, 5pm to 9pm
Wednesday September 16, 5pm to 9pm
Thursday September 17, 5pm to 9pm
Saturday September 19, 1pm to 5pm

Tuesday September 22, 5pm to 9pm
Wednesday September 23, 5pm to 9pm
Thursday September 24, 5pm to 9pm
Saturday September 26, 1pm to 5pm

What is Cornerstone?
Cornerstone is an 8' diameter pebble mosaic that will be made in a welcoming open studio, and then installed in Winchester Square Park. Corner Stone is one component of a larger community-based art project that has engaged 600+ community members since January 2014.

Future site of Cornerstone pebble mosaic

History and Future of Promise in the Park and Cornerstone
Born from this large-scale, multiyear, community engaged art project:
Year 1:ARTS-BASED research and CONSULTATION with 200+ adults, children, seniors, and youth in the Wellesley/ Carlton/ Sherbourne area to develop overall concept and themes and motif for project.
Year 2: PUBLIC ART: with 400+ community members, making and unveiling of Hatch (Winchester Public School 14’ x 8’ mosaic pubic artwork) and Birds of a Feather (Ernescliffe Housing Co-op mosaic public artwork multi-component installation) in May 2015, and upcoming in September and October 2015, and Corner Stone
Year 3: WORKSHOPS: song, movement, creative writing, visual art, and fabric and hand-stitching art
Year 4: COMMUNITY PERFORMANCE: utilising the prior three years of programming and community building Promise in the Park culminates in a public community performance work!