Tippet Rise Co-Founder Cathy Halstead speaks about the power of artistic metaphor at Tippet Rise and the importance of facing the history and future of the site with a spirit of love.
Architect and artist Francis Kéré discusses how the community spaces in his village in Burkina Faso inspire his award-winning international designs, including Xylem at Tippet Rise.
Designer, artist, and architect Ronald Rael speaks about how an indigenous understanding of land and materials inspires his contemporary innovations in art, design, and new technology, and shares his response to Tippet Rise.
Shannon Jackson moderates a dialogue among local and international luminaries on what it means to honor the history of a landscape such as Tippet Rise and to sustain its future health — artistically, socially, and environmentally.
Artist and designer Walter Hood discusses how his unique process reimagines the ethical and artistic possibilities of a landscape, and how he responds to sculpture within the landscape of Tippet Rise.
Artist Suzanne Lacy discusses the principles of community and relationality and how they inform her public art and activism, as well as her response to Tippet Rise.
Architect Laura Viklund talks about the community principles of timber-framing and how they have informed her architectural designs as well as her role as an interpreter between artists and the Tippet Rise site.
Shannon Jackson moderates a dialogue among three leading public artists and architects about how socially relevant art emerges from local communities and offers new perspectives on the places we live and the lives we lead.