This is the age of information.
We are online on the phone, on newsfeeds, on air, and sometimes on overload. Take a deep breath with us now as we turn off the data streams and make room for some plain old wit and wisdom in This is Personal, a new series of short interviews with directors of artists communities in which we invite them to tell us what's on their minds and ask them how they got here from there.
The Alliance of Artists Communities has a new address! Please update your records:
144 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903 U.S.A.
Next Spring the Rauschenberg Residency on Captiva Island (Florida) is hosting a different sort of residency - one that is not centered in airy studios or fabled lawns of the residency grounds, but rather far offshore in the rising waters of the Gulf of Mexico. In a new program set to launch in 2015, the Residency will bring together nine artists to work with scientists, ecologists and other experts on the island to explore what climate change and quickly rising waters will mean for our land...