Fallow Grounds And Neu City August Artist Talks Tom Sarver And Hannah Thompson

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Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center says
Join us for a discussion with our FALLOW GROUNDS and NEU CITY August resident artists Tom Sarver and Hannah Thompson as they discuss how they incorporate performative and community practices in their work.


FALLOW GROUNDS is a public art initiative that temporarily activates vacant sites located in East Deutschtown, with site-specific art projects built out of recycled or found materials.

Tom Sarver, Pittsburgh, PA

Tom Sarver will hold an Art Olympic Festival on August 29th, 2015 during the NK summer program celebration from 4:00-7:00pm. The festival is a wacky game show event featuring teams of artists and local residents competing to create works of art!
Categories for events include puppet making, abstract sculpture, portrait paintings and kinetic art. Award ceremony to be held after the event!



NEU CITY merges urban farming with contemporary art practices in collaboration with the community and local youth groups. This project is in partnership with the Food City community garden, part of Children's Museum of Pittsburgh programming.

Hannah Thompson, Pittsburgh, PA

Connected Movement is a performative wearable sculpture in which the artists will work with the City View Church Girlfriends Youth Group to design and dance weird in costumes made out of recycled fabrics. During each workshop, ideas will be generated on how movement and imagery can be used to represent connectivity. The work will result in a connected performance that the artist and youth will perform during the NK Opening Celebration on August 29th from 2:00-3:00 pm at the Food City Community Garden.

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By: Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center

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