While You Wait is an oasis for the public to stop and pay attention to a single breathtaking object or experience. At While You Wait, the Audience (that’s you) is present. Starting in mid-March 2014, this zone of contemplation will be set up throughout Downtown and on West Main, and will also pop up in shopping centers, parks, and academical villages near you. FB page coming soon with locations and times. FREE.
Dovetailing with efforts at Charlottesville High School, the UVA Arts Mentors, and The Bridge PAI/WTJU to document stories of Charlottesville, Siteworks Studio will design an audio space to record and listen these narratives about the city.
City Schoolyard Garden and artist Mary Wolf are creating a garden habitat that Clark Elementary School students will use to tend their schoolyard garden.
The Jefferson Madison Regional Library and Zoé Edgecomb are partnering to create a book house using recycled books as part of the structure.
PCA’s Artists Roundtable and PHA are working together to create an Artist Habitat for Habitat City.
The Virginia Institute of Autism and Alloy Workshop will be creating a greenhouse for students of VIA to use as part of a new small-scale farming initiative at the school.
C’ville Foodscapes and Urban Agriculture Collective of Charlottesville are teaming up to create a Solitary Bee Habitat which will support pollination of plants throughout the city.
Designers Shanti Levy and Katherine Pabody will be collaborating with Habitat for Humanity on the design a of gallery space for the Southwood neighborhood, which residents will be able to curate with their own artwork.
Charlottesville Community Bikes is working with graduate students from the UVA Landscape Architecture department to create a Bike Habitat to raise awareness about bicycling in Charlottesville. Charlottesville Community Bikes || Community Bikes is a non-profit bicycle shop that works with Virginia Organizing (VO) to promote environmentally-sound transportation, recycle bicycles, and make cycling accessible in Charlottesville, VA. Charlottesville Community Bikes is a program-based operation. Programs include open shop time, bicycle maintenance and repair classes, kids’ bike rodeo, adult education, etc. We take the four R’s (refuse, reduce, reuse,…