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Academic Research | Jan 2018

Old Furnace Artist Residency: Art is a Conjunction


Jon Henry, artist and activitst based in Harrisonsburg, VA, presents Old Furnace Artist Residency, a long-term social aesthetics project that weaves together social sculpture, relational aesthetics, intervention, gesture, performance, community art, and participation art to create a praxis of social justice and art. Jon started the project back in 2013 and it not only hosts artists but publishes a quarterly zine and sponsors community programs like the regional CSArts initiative.

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