Outdoor Sculpture - Temporary
2807 E. 10th St., Indianapolis, IN, 46201
This installation is part of Indy Art & Seek, a project by the Arts Council of Indianapolis and Keep Indianapolis Beautiful to pair artists and communities to create site-specific art that encourages neighborhood residents to see their surroundings in new ways.
The flag is assembled as a quilt, composed of pieces of material donated by residents of the four neighborhoods that meet at the corner of 10th and Rural: Brookside, Rivoli Park, St. Clair Place, and Springdale (B.R.S.S.). The Near Eastside is undergoing a great deal of physical change; the quilt/flag stands as a symbol of unity against forces that would change the underlying neighborhood character.
Philip Campbell, the artist, lives just two houses away from the artwork site. He prefers to make physically tactile work using craft-based media that support complex conceptual ideas. Campbell is a recipient of the Arts Council’s DeHaan Artist of Distinction award and a Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship, created the locally-known Masterpiece in a Day project, and exhibits his work frequently in solo and group shows.
Medium type: Fabric - Mixed Media
Date created: 2019