"Walking after Midnight” was a storybook installation about the strange magic that emerges after midnight in an imaginary, sleepy little mountain town.
The background of the piece was a painted mural of mountains, trees, roads and animals. Paper sculptures of witch doctors, crystal balls, dark caves, magic bakeries, sweet mama and honey babe houses, forgotten forests, and folklore were added to the space, along with a folkloric story about the piece painted on the wall.
Accompanying this exhibit, we held a workshop in which children met the artist. They explored what a happy neighborhood needs. Children met the artist and created a fun collaborative sculpture while building a tiny neighborhood installation using cardboard boxes and other materials. Children were asked to decide what structures, people, animals and trees they would like in their neighborhood.
This exhibit was on view Spring 2012 in Kaleidozone.
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