Stop and StART in Bloomington, Indiana

Over the summer, the City of Bloomington partnered with the Bloomington Area Arts Council to mount a public art project designed to engage local artists, empower youth, and encourage strolling around downtown. And, as WFIU’s Yaël Ksander reports, it dealt with one of the homelier features of the urban landscape that were largely unnoticed by artist Brett Volpe.

Yaël Ksander

Raised in Alexandria, Virginia, Yael holds a MFA in painting from Indiana University, an MA in art history from Columbia University, and a BA from the University of Virginia, where she studied languages and literature. She joined WFIU in 2000, where she hosts music and talk programs, and produces features on artists, writers, musicians and other creative people for Artworks. Yael co-hosts A Moment of Science and writes essays for A Moment of Indiana History. She enjoys getting to know WFIU listeners--from those who submit commentaries for Speak Your Mind to those who provide the comments she reads on Saturday mornings.

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