The Coop: On Location

Photo by Nicholas Ward

The coop created for the Story of Chickens: A Revolution, was initially intended to house five chickens. The purpose of this was to create a venue for closer engagement between humans and animals in the urban environment. Due to conflicts with the city code, the coop will travel empty and will serve as a meeting place to share stories pertaining to caring for animals and the relationship we have with the food we eat.

The coop will travel to the following two locations in the month of April!

April 9th East South Park 12pm – 6pm

April 16th East South Park 12pm –  6pm.

Come on out to see the coop in public spaces and feel free to share your stories with us. Nicholas Ward will be present to photo/film and record stories with willing participants.

A note about the Opening. Thank you to all who submitted work and to those who attended the opening of The Story of Chickens: A Revolution. There were a great number of discussions and captivating conversations. The exhibition showcases information pertaining to the project along with a wonderful and eclectic outpouring of local artwork reflecting our relationship with animals and the food we eat.

The Closing reception for the exhibition will be Saturday, April 21s. 5pm – 9pm. Details to follow.

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