“Bonar Family Residency Program: A Critical Analysis” is an academic inquiry into home-based and daily-life centered art installations, performances, and interactions.
The academic abstract was published in the anthology SMALL TOWN SOCIAL PRACTICES is a publication edited by Mary Rothlisberger, Lauren McCleary, and Nik Meisel, produced for the Open Engagement Conference in Portland, OR, 2010.
The publication explores topics of contemporary making outside of the metropolitan audience. social practices as they relate to rural communities. intervention in your neighborhood. collaboration with your family. an exploration of space & place as it relates to the outskirts and the hinterland. an exploration of space & place as it relates to our nuclear communities, our neighbors, and ourselves.
Read (and download) the full publication here. “The Bonar Family Residency Program: A Critical Analysis” (including Appendices A-C) is on pages 53 – 70.