Fallow Grounds for Sculpture Artists in conversation with Jon Rubin

Thursday JUNE 30 at 4:00 PM meet the Fallow Grounds for Sculpture 2016 artists. Special guest, artist Jon Rubin, founder of Conflict Kitchen, will be in conversation with M. Illuminato, Amy Masters and New Zealand duo Mon Redmond and Layne Waerea to talk about their projects. Join us in NK's new residency house behind the church (blue door). Lite refreshments provided.

June 30th at 4:00 PM
Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center

Yinzer House, 810 Tripoli Street, Pittsburgh 15212 (house behind the church)

About Fallow Grounds
Fallow Grounds (FG) is public art program running June through October 2016, where regional and international artists are invited to activate vacant lots with temporary socially engaging public artworks. Each project presents new perspectives on land use with the goal of enhancing East Deutschtown’s walkability, community investment, and grassroots creativity.

About the Artist
M. Illuminato - Tripoli Street Bake Yard-June- 
Lot Location: Intersection of Tripoli Street and Chestnut Street
Tripoli Street Bakeyard is an outdoor 'club' where locals will have access to an outdoor kitchen, wood-fired oven and large table. Illuminato, community members and volunteers will help construct the oven and table, transforming the vacant lot into a culturally vibrant space over the summer. 

Monique Redmond and Layne Waerea
Northside Civil Encounters- July
Lot Location - Food City on Tripoli Street and Retail Way
This artist collaborative will discover, advertise and facilitate a number of civil encounters for the potential exchange of goods, services, knowledge and social conversation between Northside Neighbors.

Amy Masters - Roadside Attraction - August
Lot Location- 824 Chestnut Street
Roadside Attractions examines the American phenomenon of handmade large scale objects found on the side of many roads and highways. Outwardly nondescript the sculpture’s spectacular interior landscape can be experienced through a series of portholes.