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Submitted by Emily Weiskopf

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Client

Location: Manhattan, KS, United States

Completion date: 2020

Project Team

Artist

Emily Weiskopf

Funding

City of Manhattan

Overview

Reflect, Release, Rethink, Reduce, Respond, Relearn, Revive, Rebuild, Recreate, Rebirth, Receive, Reimagine, Recycle, Renewal, Remembrance- a Revolution of gratitude.
48″ H 44″ D 48″ W not including base
Using all recycled aluminum
Hand-worked and powder-coated surface
Aluminum base

Goals

The city of Manhattan, Kansas was open to new and current proposals from the artists for this project. Location of the work was determined by the context of the work itself and its relation to the city and community. Because this work as created from recycled materials and in response to current times it was place in a greenspace.

Process

I as the artist created the overall concept, design and all surface work including finishing work.
Metal Works Austin assisted me in welding.
I was selected by curator Susan Earle, of the Spencer Museum of Art in conjunction with the city of Manhattan, Kansas based on my proposal and past work. This public art exhibition was made possible by the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation.