Stop by and Say Hello! Collaborators Pennie Taylor and Alyson Fletcher will be hosting a table at the Somerville Artbeat on Saturday, July 14th in Davis Square, Somerville, MA. Swing by and learn more about our ongoing collaboration, Triple Decker Ecology.
About Triple Decker Ecology:
Curator Pennie Taylor and artist David Buckley Borden received a Community Curator grant for an Somerville Museum exhibition that explores the urban ecology of Somerville, scheduled to open on October 11th, 2018.
Triple Decker Ecology exhibition will feature selected objects from the Somerville Museum collection, and new works that consider site-specific environmental issues, created by artist David Buckley Borden and collaborators. Project research uses the museum's historic collection and knowledge from community stakeholders on topics including brownfields, urban watersheds, highway air quality issues, and invasive species such as the Emerald Ash Borer. Borden will create a dozen "proposals" for a trail of sculptures that communicate science stories to passers-by. The exhibit team will realize several of the proposals, with an anchor piece outside the museum on Central Street. Inside the museum, collection items will be installed with process works to highlight local ecological history, challenges, and solutions. The artworks aim to awareness and spur direct action through programming with scientists, communicators, and community groups.