Creating Accessible Public Art
A session was presented at the 2019 Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability Conference in Denver, Colorado by Danny Belanger. (dbelanger@crt.la.gov) The presentation on The Hug by JuanJo Novella can be found here. A site specific work created weaving accessibility through the process in Site Evaluation, Artist Selection, Design Process, and Installation. The goal was to make this public art piece accessible to all. This project was selected as one of the top 50 public art projects in the US for 2019 by Americans for the Arts (here). This is the first public art project to be selected in Louisiana. 

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