COMMUNITY ART ENGAGEMENT
This summer, AURORA is launching Art Quest—a month-long, public art discovery and workshop program with an exciting game element. Taking place in five Dallas neighborhoods, it will connect diverse communities with regional artists in unexpected ways. Through this unique project, AURORA aims to create accessible and inclusive moments and open ways for the positive impact of art and technology to reach and transform neighborhoods needing greater access to art.
For this occasion, AURORA has commissioned five artworks. These sculptures developed through the use of 3D printing technologies will be placed weekly at a new secret outdoor location. The clues for finding the hidden artwork will be revealed on the morning of each Art Quest. The first finder wins it and can collect it on the spot, along with a certificate of authenticity and information about the artwork and artist who created it.
Expanding its mission of merging art, technology, and community, AURORA is additionally organizing two educational workshops about technology’s influence on culture, led by artist Nitashia Johnson.
July 09: Artwork by Andrew Scott in Jubilee Park Neighborhood
July 16: Artwork by Brooks Oliver in Bachman Lake Neighborhood
July 23: Artwork by Heather Gorham in Pleasant Grove Neighborhood
July 30: Artwork by Eric Trich in Bonton Neighborhood
Aug 06: Artwork by Victor Enam at Vickery Meadow Neighborhood
Workshops by Nitashia Jackson:
July 23 at Urban Arts Center
July 27 at Urban Arts Center
How to play:
- Follow @dallasAURORA and #AuroraArtQuest on Instagram
- Subscribe to AURORA’s newsletter: https://bit.ly/AURORAnewsletter
- Check AURORA Instagram feed every Saturday morning for clues to find the artwork
- Get out and be the first to find the hidden artwork!
Nitashia Johnson (teaching both workshops)
ART QUEST IS
MADE POSSIBLE BY:
Victor Enam, ‘Yeezy Walks’
Nitashia Johnson in her studio