Now + There Accelerator

Lost House: Lessons in Serving the Neighborhood

Lost House: Lessons in Serving the Neighborhood

2018 N+T Accelerator Artist Cynthia Gunadi and her partner Joel Lamere opened their Accelerator Project Lost House to the public on Sunday October 28, 2018. Read how, in Cynthia’s words, their community outreach, which began as due diligence, ended up being an honor to take part in.

Art as Experience

Art as Experience

N+T Critic-in-Residence, Leah Tripplett Harrington dives into the 2018 N+T Public Art Accelerator projects, exploring how they use social exchange as their main medium and participation as their most critical material.

A creative elixir! Reflecting on HD•BPM

A creative elixir! Reflecting on HD•BPM

“I was stoked to observe the many artists whose work was included in the event attend and observe their pieces being projected at a massive scale. One highlight was Cyrille Conan and his daughter Coco playing together, while his piece “Diwezhat Goañv” was drummed into existence. “

Artist Ekua Holmes wants to plant hope all over Roxbury

“On a hot Monday outside the Grove Hall branch of the Boston Public Library, Roxbury artist Ekua Holmes watered a dry garden bed. Inside the planter were seedlings sown in early June. Barely visible, tiny green petals were the beginnings of her public art project.”

Charting the Wild World of Insurance and Budgeting

Charting the Wild World of Insurance and Budgeting

Entering its third month of demystifying the process of creating public art, the N+T Accelerator met last week in a collaboration with the City of Boston’s A.I.R. program and NEFA’s Creative City to chart the wild world of insurance and budgeting. And it wasn't that scary! 

Accelerating. Together.

Accelerating. Together.

Public art demands collaboration. We’re ensuring that the Accelerator is a program that will demystify the process of creating public art—not just for our cohort of artists, but for all of Boston—with workshops codesigned with Boston AIR and NEFA's Creative City.