What’s in the River?

(en español)

Mural located on the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path at the intersection of San Souci Dr + Manton Ave, Providence, RI

Mural located on the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Bike Path at the intersection of San Souci Dr + Manton Ave, Providence, RI

 

artist:

Keri King

2019

media: paper, wheat paste, CNC-cut marine plywood, paint

 

This project has been generously supported by Providence Art, Culture + Tourism, as part of the Woonasquatucket River Greenway Arts Initiative;

Completed with the help of friends, artists, family, and specialists who made up a dynamic installation/ fabrication team;

And researched with the cooperation of Providence's dedicated stewards of the Woonasquatucket River and its treasured stories.


Installation Team

Chris Hampson, animator and arts educator

Paris Paris, PVD based Latino artist and curator

Kerri Van Houghton, environmental engineer, yogi, aesthete

Fabrication

(CNC routing, large-format prints + wood finishes)

Larry Zagorsky, CNC specialist at AS220

iolabs/ work with Emma Sampson, image specialist

Maggie Papa, performing artist

Hildy Nolan, Mum

Chris + Athena Heon of Von Heon & Daughters Fine Finishes

Research + Interviews

Lisa Aurecchia, Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council

Tom Uva, Narragansett Bay Commission

Angela DiVeglia, Olneyville neighborhood consultation

Providence Public Library Special Collections

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University

The Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design, Special Collections


Additional support from friends at the Providence Fringe Festival.

English to Spanish translation expertly provided by Malki Mejia.