A feminist approach to creating and facilitating public art helps us flex our empathy muscles by increasing a tolerance for ambiguity and a diversity of perspectives.
How have the words you spoke at Public Trust with Paul Ramirez Jonas taken up residence in your life? Reflections one month out and an invitation to share your story about how making a promise, and making it public, has inspired you to take action and live more bravely. (Plus win a gift certificate to get your promise framed!)
Every promise is as important as the individual who made it. We've seen over 900 people step up to the table, sit down, and create a promise, and stand in front of the billboard, feeling proud or liberated or possibly a little scared. Here are a few promises that really made us think, This is why we're here.
Many people coming to make promises at Public Trust have found out about the project through local media. For your reading and viewing pleasure, here's a wrapup of some of the press coverage of Public Trust throughout Greater Boston.
Paul Ramirez Jonas' ambitious three-location interactive project Public Trust is an artwork by and for people–and it takes many to bring this project together.