2016-18: In 2017 Future Forest was funded through Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Malaspina Art Society, Powell River Council for Arts and Culture (the art centre, City of Powell River) and many community friends, artists, children and participants. The research stage has begun!
2013-2015 This public art project was developed to engage different sectors and generations through an innovative art experience. The facilitated audiowalk project was developed based on participant feedback from the January 2014 Groundswell Conference and has evolved from there http://www.prpeak.com/articles/2013/12/17/community/doc52b0f4ec3f481568745837.txt ) For more information on the Groundswell conference and to see the film http://wordpress.viu.ca/ddcc/groundswell-conference/
To read the conference summary report http://wordpress.viu.ca/ddcc/files/2014/03/Groundswell-2014-Post-Conference-Summary-Report
This public art project was partially funded through: The Taos Institute http://www.taosinstitute.net/ Powell River Arts Council http://www.powellriverartscouncil.com/ Inclusion Powell River http://inclusionpr.ca/ Vancouver Island University http://pr.viu.ca/ Vancouver Coastal Health SMART fund, PR Tourism http://powellriver.info/ and the Powell River Diversity Initiative http://prdisociety.org/ Thank you to our community partners!