Local artist Katie Green is hoping Calgarians are willing to embrace the unfamiliar.
Calgary artist Katie Green is the creative director behind a recently completed Calgary public art project
along the city's RiverWalk in East Village. DARREN KRAUSE / LIVEWIRE CALGARY
Green is the Calgary-born creative mind behind the East Village RiverWalk’s newest Calgary public art addition: Bridge. It’s a series of 16 images and one mural on a variety of surfaces along the newly developed pathway adorning the south side of the Bow River in Calgary’s East Village.
The project, spearheaded by the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC), dots the stretch from the Centre Street Bridge east to 9 Avenue SE. According to the CMLC, the total project cost was $90,000.
The images are large reproductions of photos taken by Calgary photographer Chelsea Call. The photos are of 13 participants who wore paper mache masks they created during a series of workshops to start the project.
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