The official website for the Field Trip Project launched today, with tons of photos and information about past and upcoming exhibition venues. I love this project as it aligns with so many of my and Marc’s beliefs of the role and potential of art in the world.
From the Field Trip Project About page:
Field Trip Project is a mobile/ participatory/ interactive art exhibition installed within Japanese elementary school backpacks. Traveling to various locations, it connects people and bridges communities. Remote from the white cubes of art galleries and museums, literally everywhere is its venue; from an empty field in the disaster-affected areas to shopping streets and residential neighbourhoods. Every interaction with the project becomes a memory towards the future.
See details of our contribution to the project, the Yuuki Flower textile sculpture.