Kristin Meyers | Plans Unveiled for Citywide Art Show Prospect.4, Opening Across New Orleans in November
Kristin Meyers is an interdisciplinary artist using installation and mapping ritual in sacred systems. Weaving ritual practice with non traditional materials to explore energies. The recent works examine the essence of spirituality and the dynamics within through a multitude of systems. She has exhibited in the U.S. and internationally including Arte Americas, Contemporary Art Center and Ogden Museum of Southern Art New Orleans. Residencies include AIR Vallauris, and Lorenzo Di Medici. Publications include Sliver of Stone, and Make 8elieve – Grimiore. She was raised in Chicago and New York City and studied at Parsons School of Design and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Contributed public installations in Rome, Italy and Vallauris, France. Currently lives and works in New Orleans and Miami. Works are held in private collections in the U.S. and internationally.
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Plans Unveiled for Citywide Art Show Prospect.4, Opening Across New Orleans in November

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24 May Plans Unveiled for Citywide Art Show Prospect.4, Opening Across New Orleans in November

By: John D’Addario
Source: The Advocate
Date: 5/23/17

Like the lotus, which blooms from the murky depths of the swamp, New Orleans is a thing of improbable beauty.

That, at least, is the guiding metaphor behind Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, a citywide art spectacular that will open Nov. 18 and run through February.

“It’s from a quote by saxophonist Archie Shepp, who described jazz as a lily that grows in spite of the swamp,” P.4 artistic director Trevor Schoonmaker said Tuesday at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, announcing the framework and artist lineup for the exhibition.

“When I first came across (the quotation) I thought it was the perfect metaphor for the exhibition,” said Schoonmaker. “Art helps bring the invisible to light.”

Now held once every three years, Prospect debuted in 2008. On Tuesday, Schoonmaker and Prospect New Orleans interim director Ylva Rouse outlined some key facts about the upcoming exhibition.

With 73 artists from North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Europe represented, P.4 will be considerably larger than the last installment, which opened in 2014.

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