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Back to the Future: The Mill at Vicksburg

Back to the Future: The Mill at Vicksburg

via revuewm.com It’s safe to say at this point in 2020, everyone could use something to look forward to. But looking ahead doesn’t necessarily mean forgetting the past, as shown by the massive multiuse event space currently under construction in the village of...

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Art Springs From the Ruins of Vicksburg’s Old Paper Mill

Art Springs From the Ruins of Vicksburg’s Old Paper Mill

via secondwavemedia.com It’s not an uncommon sight in Southwest Michigan — crumbling ruins of factories that once formed the backbone of the area’s manufacturing heyday. They may not be the pyramids of Egypt or the Parthenon of Greece, but the 420,000-square-foot...

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WMUK Art Beat: Installations With Purpose

WMUK Art Beat: Installations With Purpose

via wmuk.org Justin Tyler Tate’s work combines sculpture, installation, media, performance, and social art. He's exhibited more than 80 projects in more than 20 countries on four continents, most recently in Taiwan. Tate's work also merges architecture, carpentry,...

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WMUK Art Beat: Cave Music

WMUK Art Beat: Cave Music

via wmuk.org From deep inside a cave rise the haunting sounds of 'Cavernous,' by Minneapolis-based composer and percussionist Zack Baltich. Composing and performing his music, a mix of neoclassical and experimental sounds, is Baltich’s passion. In November 2020,...

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WMUK Art Beat: Doing Art In The COVID-19 Era

WMUK Art Beat: Doing Art In The COVID-19 Era

via wmuk.org As with everything else in our communities, COVID-19 has brought the world of the arts to a standstill. Galleries are closed and music venues are silent. At the Prairie Ronde Artist Residency in Vicksburg, artists are no longer residents. So, John Kern,...

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WMUK Art Beat: Art In Light

WMUK Art Beat: Art In Light

via wmuk.org When Pamela Hadley walks into a dark room, she sees things. A sliver of light. The curve of a shadow. The Chicago resident is a future artist at the Prairie Ronde Artist Residency in Vicksburg. It brings artists inside a now-empty paper mill. Hadley says...

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WMUK Art Beat: Photographing The Night

WMUK Art Beat: Photographing The Night

via wmuk.org There is magic in the night. And mystery. And, sometimes, fear. These are some of the things that draw photographer Steve Giovinco to the night. Night-time photography is his passion. His photography has been exhibited around the world. Giovinco recently...

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