How might we further the message of trauma-related public art?

Term: Spring 2020
Department: Art History
Course: AHIS 330 (Art and Trauma)
Instructor: Sandra Seekins
Staff contact: Lori Phillips (North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission)

North Vancouver’s Public Art Program works to create, program and maintain public works of art that are free and accessible to everyone. Public art can play a significant role in telling the story of difficult and traumatic events, and supporting people through a healing process. Yet, sometimes the stories can be lost or forgotten over time. Students will imagine ways in which the NVRCC could further the message of these four trauma-related public artworks and bring them to life beyond their implementation: