How We Built This: A Conversation with Amber Art
Who: Keir Johnston & Linda Fernandez of Amber Art. Assistants & fabricators: YSANEL, AGONZA, Nila Devaney, and Heryk Tomassini.
What: Join us for an informal chat with Keir Johnston and Linda Fernandez of Amber Art and Design, discussing what it took to create their monumental mural, “Del Passado al Futuro~ From the Past to the Present”, as commissioned in 2022 by RISCA and the Rhode Island Convention Center Authority through the State’s Percent-for-Art law. The lead artists, alongside their assistants and fabricators Ysanel, AGONZA, Nila Devaney, and Heryk Tomassini, will talk through the process from the request for qualifications to completion. This event is live and in person AND will be livestreamed by AS220, and is co-produced by RISCA and Providence Arts Culture + Tourism.
Where: AS220 Main Stage, 115 Empire Street
When: Sunday, September 18th, 1 to 2:30pm