The Place This Is: Utah from an “outsider’s” perspective at the Salt Lake Art Center

As a relative newbie in Utah, I still feel like an outsider on most days. I don’t mean that in a negative sense. On the contrary, I enjoy the wonder of learning something new about the state every day. Everything from the history of the Salt Lake City grid to the Mormon faith to Utah … Continue reading

Calling Utah artists, designers, engineers & architects: The Leonardo wants you!

Imagine constructing (planting? growing?) an artificial forest that reacts to human presence and “breathes in an out around its occupants” while creating “waves of empathic motion.” The Leonardo plans to do just that when it brings Philip Beesley’s Hylozoic Ground installation to Salt Lake City, Utah. If your heart feels stirred by the engineering, architectural … Continue reading