Out and About
Spark leaves the studio with artists who foray into the public realm. Photographer Todd Hido gained a reputation from his eerie twilight images of quiet neighborhoods -- find out where he's lurking now. Kate Pocrass plots out "Mundane Journeys" in which unique observations of the city are realized as conceptual bus tours. Ann Chamberlain's work explores how public spaces and places express the identity, history and experience of the communities they serve. Then, go on a walk with Felipe Dulzaides to see his "Double-Take Billboard Project."
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Remembering Ann Chamberlain, who mined personal and community history to create moving and evocative public art projects.
Get on the bus with Kate Pocrass for her "Mundane Journeys" in which unique observations of the city are realized.
Find out where Todd Hido is lurking to capture his eerie twilight photographs of quiet neighborhoods.
Go on a walk with Felipe Dulzaides to see his "Double Take A Billboard Project."
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.