BareBones 2020 · OFFERINGS: Artists Respond to the Mourning, Grieving and Fires on Lake Street

Orren Fen

A Wolf, Protect the People

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A Wolf, Protect the People are life-sized wolf marionettes Orren Fen created out of cardboard and fabric. The wolf symbolizes the people who protected Lake Street throughout the destruction and mourning.

photos: Paul Irmiter, Orren Fen

Recent OFFERINGS live pop-ups: Orren had performed the wolf marionettes in front of the 3rd Precinct and rubbled site of the restaurant, Gandhi Mahal at night. Oct. 27, 2020.

About the Artist

Orren Fen Greetings, fellow citizens. I’m 13 years old and a Minneapolis born artist. I have participated in May Day since I was two. I have also participated in BareBones many times before. Many of you may know me as the crazy little child running around Powderhorn Park or at MayDay workshops. I’ve performed in countless puppet shows for people and just for fun. This is my first time as an artist for BareBones.”

Orren Fen is the selected designer of the logo for OFFERINGS: BareBones 2020.