Coop

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About the project

This interactive installation took the axiom about memory and ability, “it’s like riding a bicycle,” and created a platform for conversations about lifelong learning, skill sharing, and cycling. What do we know? How do we learn? What will we never forget? We used participatory storytelling to collect stories about learning to ride a bike, freedom and fear, and skills we have that we will never forget. We invited the audience to participate, get on a bike within the gallery, and listen to these stories.

COOP is a curatorial collective made up of artists, curators, thinkers and professors who are committed to expanding Nashville’s dialogue with contemporary art by presenting challenging new or under-represented artists/artworks to our community. COOP is committed to exhibiting art of diverse media and content, with a goal to provide an alternative venue for artists free from the constraints of the retail market. COOP seeks to initiate a discourse between Nashville and art scenes across the country by inviting artists to show, develop projects and interact with the Nashville community.

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