PXSTL Community Grant Recipients

Urban Drum Circle
Andrew Scheinman
Saturday, May 24; 11 am – 5 pm
An interactive installation of drum kits made from a variety of found objects and traditional percussion
instruments will invite the public – from passerby to professionals – to engage through music.


United Story: InterAction
Catalysts by Design - De Andrea Nichols, Cambrie Nelson & Emily Bornstein
Saturday, June 21; 1 – 3 pm
catalystsbydesign.com
This event will aim to highlight and question community interactivity with activities inspired by the Delmar
Divide, the antisocial influence of social media and technology, mental health, and a love of social
interventions.


Reflections with Paul
Paul Artspace - Michael Behle & David Johnson
Monday, July 7 – Sunday, July 13
paulartspace.org
Reflections with Paul will create an opportunity for pause and reflection in the urban setting by installing
hammocks, life sized photographic prints of the natural environment, and an audio element of nature
sounds.


FoodSpark: Creative SoapBox
Aaron McMullin, De Andrea Nichols & Emily Bornstein
Sunday, July 20; 5 – 7 pm
FoodSpark challenges the local artist community to generate ideas that bring St. Louis social issues to
the forefront of creative expression through the exchange of ideas and food.


Bread for Work
Alex Elmestad & Sean Starowitz
Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17
alexelmestad.com
seanstarowitz.com
Edible bread tokens will be offered to the public in return for goods or services, creating an exchange
similar to a time bank, while providing the public with substantial nourishment for their work.


Transformation: Making Paper from Plants, Making Art Through Interaction
Megan Singleton & Gateway Greening
Saturday, August 23; 10 am
megansingleton.org
gatewaygreening.org
Transformation will offer a tutorial of the paper making process, a paper pulp painting activity, and an
installation of the St. Louis City landscape to examine the urban nature of vacant lots as a metaphor of
growth and vitality in St. Louis.


Pop-Up Museum: STL Style
Kathryn Adamchick & Lisa Harper Chang
Sunday, September 7; 12 pm
Pop-Up Museum will serve as a temporary exhibit created by eight curators, each exhibiting an object or
collection that represents a uniquely St. Louis approach to music, fashion, architecture, or food.


Mindfulness Day
Buddhist Council of Greater St. Louis
Saturday, September 13; 1 – 3:30 pm
buddhistcouncilstl.net
Meditation under expert guidance and a panel discussion with a Q&A session will be provided in the hope
of promoting mindfulness and contributing to a stress-free, happy, and productive society.


PXSTL Marks the Spot
St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra
Friday, September 19; 5:30 pm
stlsymphony.org/youthorchestra
This chamber rock music performance will consist of contemporary pop pieces selected by Youth
Orchestra musicians in response to the museums and galleries located in the Grand Center District.


In the Midwest with Objects
Jessica Baran & Mary Jo Bang
Photography Studio: Saturday, September 20 & Sunday, September 28, 10 am – 6 pm
Exhibition: Sunday, October 5, 12 – 4 pm
jessicabaran.com
This open portrait studio will invite members of the public to be photographed with their favorite object.
Photographs taken will then be exhibited at the PXSTL site.


Visualizing Density
UIC and nextSTL - Sarah Gibson, Brent Crittenden & Alex Ihnen
Thursday, September 25 – Saturday, September 27
uicstl.com
nextstl.com
Visualizing Density will create a series of interactive three-dimensional maps of St. Louis in which multiple
densities are explored over several days; where St. Louisans will have the opportunity to build energy and
generate discussion about our future city.


We Find Lots
Pockets of Wonder - Em Piro, Margaret Wilson & Blaire Hamilton
Friday, October 3; 7:15 pm
Taking place throughout Grand Center and ending at the PXSTL site, this performance, described as a
visual poem, will combine modern dance and movement, acrobatics, music, pantomime, and regional
culture into an original production.


Brave New World
FarFetched - Darian Wigfall & Damon Davis
Saturday, October 4
wearefarfetched.net
This musical event will span multiple genres including rock, funk, soul, hip hop, and more to reflect the
city's wide range of talent.



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