Dearly Kept Artist to Give Talk in Liberty June 9
Liberty artist Martha Piscuskas, whose exhibition The Dearly Kept can still be seen (and heard) in many venues around the town of Liberty, will be giving a presentation about her creative process on Thursday, June 9th at 7 PM at the Liberty Library. The work depicts objects long-kept by Liberty residents, including audio recordings about each piece. “I’ll address how this project is a combination of high tech, historical preservation, cultural anthropology, and just down-home visiting neighbors,” says Piscuskas. She will talk about the creative genesis of the project, her process of engaging community members, and will lead a discussion on why we keep what we do. She adds, “Many people have wondered how I made these, so I’ll also be bringing a sample of my materials.” All are welcome to this free event. This project was funded in part from a grant from the Maine Arts Commission. For more information, visit eluxstudio.blogspot.com or call 592-2070.
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