Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Ginger Brooks Takahashi

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Braddock, PA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2016

While at MacDowell Ginger Brooks Takahashi worked with Dana Bishop-Root to open a neighborhood grocery store called General Sisters. She also worked with London based artist Sam Ashby on a project called Fire Island Film & Sound, featuring films made on Fire Island from 1960-1980. Brooks Takahashi developed the sound track using a modular synthesizer.



Ginger Brooks Takahashi worked in the Firth studio.

Originally a working barn perched atop the namesake hill of Hillcrest Farm, this building was converted to serve the arts in 1956. A grand set of windows was installed to make the large interior suitable for visual artists, bringing in abundant natural light from the north. The addition of a screened porch and accessible entrance ramp…

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