Alternate ROOTS seeks a dynamic and visionary Visual Arts Coordinator for ROOTS Week. Thanks to continued support from the Joan Mitchell Foundation, ROOTS is able to dedicate time and energy to the cultivation of service to its visual arts members

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Elise Witt

Work with Jessica Lily to design and create a new website that is user friendly, is artistically engaging and has clear, attractive, and complete content, so that online presence is easy and satisfying to navigate See ROOTS Member Profile here.

Ivy Parsons

Purchase small – scale metal fabricating tools to create small scale sculptures and models for larger sculptures that could be used as parts of proposals or applications for large scale commissions

Manoj Purushothaman

Audio equipment for oral history project of the architectural history of Azule

Matthias Pressley

Computer equipment to support work.

Baily Barash

The project is a documentary with the working title, “What I Know Now.” It will be between 10 and 60 minutes in length. It will a compilation of the remarks of several hospice patients, most in the last six months

Emy Imoh

Visual artist Emy Imoh will collaborate with the youth of the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Atlanta, GA to create a culturally relevant public mural. In cooperation with the Andrew P. Stewart Center, the youth will beautify an exterior wall of their

Rasha Abdulhadi

Develop pieces that use Palestinian embroidery and some forms of English/Southern embroidery. She is a fiber artist, and she works with materials ranging from yarn, thread and fabric to paper and collage. See ROOTS Member Profile here.

Angela Bennett

Produce a promotional 4 song CD for the non-traditional musical Goddesspell, a current work in progress.

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.