Ten Thousand Ripples
July 20–November 3, 2013
The Ten Thousand Ripples project is a partnership between local artist Indira Johnson, Changing Worlds, LUMA, and other cultural and educational organizations in the Chicago area. The project highlights the power of art to transform the space in which it lives. The project launched in 2012 with 100 fiberglass and resin Buddha sculptures created by Johnson installed at sites chosen by the ten participating communities. Companion artistic programming reached an estimated 1,000 youth and tens of thousands of residents. LUMA presents this culminating exhibition featuring some of the Buddha sculptures and various artistic responses from the communities involved.
Image: Indira Freitas Johnson, Ten Thousand Ripples, © 2009 Indira Freitas Johnson