Artist Ginger Brooks Takahashi will share her process and tips for preparing materials to work with a fabricator. Recently, Brooks Takahashi completed the Nine Mile Run Viewfinder, a series of portals for seeing, hearing, and smelling the underground waterways.
Artist Edith Abeyta will be in conversation with filmmaker Tony Buba and Judy Barricella. Buba and Barricella worked together as a team on the film Small Differences,and on Voices of Our Region, an oral history project featuring 57 first-person stories from Western Pennsylvanians living with disabilities.
This first session will outline the definition of creative placemaking within Pittsburgh’s public realm. Guest speaker Njaimeh Njie will provide an overview of her experience working on Homecoming: Hill District, USA.
Host Hanna Beightley and guest Amanda Reddy take over the OPA Instagram account to discuss lead poisoning prevention and best practices for communities.