Near Futures is part of 5x5, A Project of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities. 5x5 invites five curators to present projects by five artists in all wards of the district. This year’s 5x5 will take place in Fall 2014.
Near Futures calls upon the good people of Washington DC to join five internationally-born, US-based artists in participatory projects that present collective futures. Near Futures re-imagines the impact of national policies—immigration, security, energy, housing, communication—in neighborhoods throughout the District. Art actions include light projections, musical data, flooded lectures, street printworks, and bilingual radio. In collaboration with local artists, activists, communities, and visitors, Near Futures proposes shared tomorrows. Join us in making the possible probable. [Read more...]