Janaki Ranpura worked on a puppet play about heart operations — her dad's — and grief — which came after a few unsuccessful operations. She builds big and small interactive events in public space, and she has been a fellow at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis.
Eastman (formerly Shop)
Janaki Ranpura worked in the Eastman (formerly Shop) studio.
Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, a century-old farm building has been reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built to provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for studio use in the mid-1950s with the…