The idea for BURNAWAY originated from a front-porch conversation about the need for more dialogue about local art. Please welcome Louise Shaw, this month’s curator of Our Front Porch, a series of guest reviews and topics for open discussion with you, our readers.
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Following on the heels of a proposed cut to the arts and subsequent responses from Atlanta artists, Mayor Kasim Reed appeared at last month’s Metropolitan Atlanta Arts Fund luncheon with a seemingly grand and heroic announcement. Gathered that afternoon with the knowledge that 50 percent of the Office of Cultural Affairs’ Contracts for Arts Services [...]
It was a bright Saturday afternoon in Freedom Park when I met Charlie Brouwer standing before his completed sculpture, Rise Up Atlanta, a 45-foot-tall pyramid-like tower comprising 188 ladders on loan from neighbors and local businesses. Sparkling in the sun, the ladders sprout like steely bamboo from the hill overlooking the traffic light at Moreland [...]
Please welcome today’s guest contributor, Evan Levy, an artist, organizer, and activist who has served as director of Art in Freedom Park, president and editorial adviser to ART PAPERS magazine, and coordinator of the City of Atlanta’s Public Art Program. The interview with Louis Corrigan below is the culmination of over a month of email [...]
I was driving through Inman Park with my roommate last month when we passed by an abandoned church at 850 Euclid Avenue. The structure has a lazy, melancholy vibe about it, as if it hasn’t decided whether to be sad or to accept its disuse as a blissful fact of life. Even now, its surroundings [...]