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GUGGENHEIM PRACTICUM PUBLICATION I

2020

Anifowoshe, Kanyinsola, and Janower, Mikki. “A Community Is a Garden.” Sustainable Futures: Guggenheim Summer Practicum, 2020.

GUGGENHEIM PRACTICUM PUBLICATION II

2020

Anifowoshe, Kanyinsola, and Janower, Mikki. “A Community Is a Garden: Tools for Artists, Communities, and Institutions.” Mikki Janower, 2020.

 

Bird Closet's "Three Conversations" Anywhere and Elsewhere Conference Publication

2019 

Bird Closet. “Three Conversations.” Anywhere iii, 2019. (p. 100)

Plough Quarterly's The Art of Community Issue

2018

"A Return to Appalachia," an article about the work of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing. "A Return to Appalachia" was included in Plough Quarterly's Autumn 2018 issue, The Art of Community.

 

 

Project Anywhere's Anywhere and Elsewhere Conference

2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were invited to speak at Project Anywhere's  2018 Anywhere and Elsewhere Conference at Parsons School of Design, NY. They delivered a talk titled "Social Drawing: Theory and Praxis in Appalachia." 

 

 

BIRD CLOSET Exhibition at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore were invited to create an exhibition for the Schnormeier Gallery at Mount Vernon Nazarene University. With billboards and zines, the self-titled exhibition, Bird Closet, represented the work of Bethel, Ohio based collective. Bird Closet was a collective of young people that developed organically from the relationships established as part of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing.

 

 

Bad at Sports Podcast

2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were interviewed by Bad at Sports, the Midwest's largest independent contemporary art podcast and blog, in an episode called "Art and Ecology" about the

relationship between soil and social practice. 

  

 

Open Engagement at the Queens Museum

2018

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore of SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing were invited to speak at the 2018 Open Engagement conference at the Queens Museum, NY. They delivered a talk titled "SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing – A Year in Appalachia."

  

 

Project Anywhere 2018 Exhibition

2018
SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing was selected as one of nine projects to be a part of Project Anywhere's 2018 global, blind

peer-reviewed online exhibition program. Project Anywhere is dedicated to art and artistic research at the outermost limits of location-specificity, illuminating artistic projects located beyond or outside traditional exhibition circuits.

Lecture at Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2017

Hillary Wagner and collaborator Francesca Fiore were invited as visiting artists to the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Art and Design department. They visited classes and student studios and gave a lecture titled "An Introduction to Socially Engaged Art" which introduced undergraduate students to social practice and their project SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing.

SOIL SERIES Community Studios Exhibition

2017

Hillary Wagner curated the inaugural Community Studios program Exhibition for SOIL SERIES: A Social Drawing at the

Empower Youth Ranch in Bethel, OH.