"Nonconforming Uses: Architect Teddy Cruz at the Borders of Tomorrow" â€” by Rebecca Solnit.
Issue No. 6 of DemocraticVistasProfiles: Essays in the Arts and Democracy. Now available for FREE download from the Center for Arts Policy at Columbia College Chicago.
DemocraticVistasProfiles is a continuing series of literary profiles featuring artists and arts leaders who live and work at the intersection of the arts and democratic life.
No. 1 â€” "The Education of Umberto Crenca" by Jon Margolis. The founder of AS220 grew up in Providence, RI. Then he helped transform it.
No. 2 â€” "Genesis of a Dance" by Rohan Preston. Choreographer Liz Lerman explores dance, destiny, and the double helix.
No. 3 â€” "Franco Dragone at the Limits of Las Vegas" by Chris Jones. Who knew the avant-garde circus could bloom in the American desert?
No. 4 â€” "Following the Heard: How Jay Allison Went Searching for Sound and Inspired a Radio Revolution" by Lauren Cowen.
No. 5 â€” "Art that Works: T. Allan Comp and the Reclamation of a Toxic Legacy" by Erik Reece.
More profiles coming soon!