2010 Grant recipient A. Bitterman and ‘The Art of Provocation’

Bitterman, A.

A recent article from the Kansas City Star traces the provocative art career of 2010 Rocket Grants recipient A. Bitterman. More about his project Point of Interest can be found here and here.

Congrats to Point of Interest’s A. Bitterman


2010-11 Rocket Grants awardee A. Bitterman had a busy summer. Last spring Bitterman was awarded the Indy Island residency by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, as a result of his proposal, Indigenous: Out of the Wild. The opportunity required artists to imagine how they would engage with the public while spending time on Indianapolis Island, an inhabitable … Continue reading

Closing party for Point Of Interest

POI Resident fauna slimslim

A Bitterman will host a trailside reception for his 2010-11 Rocket Grants funded project, POINT OF INTEREST, before decommissioning the piece on July 31st. At the reception, “the artist will speak briefly about the work, the nature of Nature, and the future of Art.” He notes, “This is your last chance to ingurgitate the pride of Homo vulgaris … Continue reading

Great Reviews for Point Of Interest!


A. Bitterman‘s 2010-11 Rocket Grants project “Point of Interest” received a terrific review in today’s Kansas City Star: Nature is everywhere, including artist’s Brookside yard. He also had a shout out in the New York Times magazine: Our Favorite Reader Mail, Ever, and here is an interview with Laura Spencer on KCUR National Public Radio:  Point of … Continue reading

Point Of Interest to Open Memorial Day!


Open season for visitors to Point Of Interest is about to begin! The Upper Lawn View Trail, picnic area and information kiosk will be open from Memorial Day through July 30th. Hours are 9 AM to dusk, closed in case of rain. Applications will be available on site for a back country permit. Point Of … Continue reading


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