Where the Heart is: Philadelphia AssembledSeptember 15, 2017
Being a heritage city is a commitment to our living urban fabric of historic and contemporary interest. Philadelphia is the birthplace of the first hospital and medical school, a tourism hotspot with many historical landmarks, and most importantly—home. Blending art and civic engagement into a thought provoking collection, hundreds of collaborators bring forward faces passed by in the street and raising the voices lost in a crowd.
Who can take care of the urban conditions in which we are living?— Jeanne Van Heeswijk
Reconstructions, sovereignty, sanctuary, futures, movement. These narratives lead the collection between installations and artwork to workshops and discussions. Step into the warmth and safety of the “Toward Sanctuary Dome”. View the vibrant and laborious photos of Jeffrey Stockbridge. Brush up on the ABCs within the definition of sovereignty.
As the writers of this great city’s future, come experience its past and present with special events including:
Grower Series: Transcending Place, Creating Culture at the Perelman Building on Sept 30
Philed by Kim Iburg.