BareBones 2020 Offerings List

Artist(s)OfferingLocationDate(s)
Mina LeierwoodChalkboards of Remembrance is 13 chalkboards, mounted on telephone poles, with stanzas from the Jewish Passover poem, “We Remember Them”.Start at 31st St. and Minnehaha Av.Sun, Oct 25 to All Souls Day, Nov. 2. Ongoing day and night.
Queen Serena BlackBlack January is a mural that expresses the artist’s gratitude to her ancestors.Robert's Annex
730 E. Lake St, West side
Tue, Oct 27 to Tue, Nov 3
Gustavo Boada RivasDe Colores is a relief mural portrays the goddess of water and is inspired by the Farmer Workers Movement.Sat, Oct 24 to Tue, Nov 3
Theresa LinnihanWe Grieve Together is over 30 figures of mourners for the many fallen to racial prejudice, gun violence, police brutality, abuse of our planet and the pandemic that surrounds us.Lake St between 19th and 20th Avenues S.Thu, Oct 29 to Thu, Nov 5
Karly BergmannMending a Sail is a textile banner visually interprets pieces of the text "We Were Made For These Times" by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola about hope as a practice, not just a wish.Chicago Av., North of E. Lake StSat, Oct 31 to Sat, Nov 7
Naye-Taye BurnettA sculpture of a colorful fist represents Black pride and Black Trans Lives Matter.Chicago Av and E. 38 St. by George Floyd Memorial SquareMon,Oct 26 to Sat, Nov 7
Laura KoryntaChrysal-us is a sculpture that will be intsalled with Kallie Melvin’s flowers from found objects and fabric address grief and loss.Tamales Y Bicicletas Urban Farm
2819 15th Av. So
Sat, Oct 31, 6-8:30pm through Sat, Nov 7
Marian LucasMN Ice is embroidery on a window screen and added a moving ASL element that makes sound and wind chimes made of two lids from cooking pots decorated with hands bang together and make the signed word "EQUALITY".Sidewalk garden
3010 Minnehaha Av
Tue, Oct 27 to Sat, Nov 7
Kallie MelvinGarden of Grief and Loss of found objects and fabric will be installed with Laura Korynta’s Crysal-us sculpture.Tamales Y Bicicletas Urban Farm, 2819 15th Av SSat, Oct. 31, 6-8:30pm through Sat, Nov. 7
Andrea, Dre, WakelySunflower Medicine is a sculpture offering a physical space to acknowledge and celebrate sunflower’s message and receive its healing medicine.Plaza Centenario
1200 E. Lake St
Sat, Oct 31 to Sat, Nov 7
Mollie Rae MillerCotton Thoughts is a tapestry responding to the protests surrounding the murder of George Floyd by the police.Midtown Global Market, window display facing E. Lake StSat, Oct. 31 to Sat, Nov 7
Kari Tauring and Kurt SeabergThe Loom, in collaboration with Ingebretsen is spoken word, singing, performance, music, ceremony and tapestry that connets root culture and responsibility.Ingebretsen's Nordic Marketplace
1601 E. Lake St
Sun, Oct 22 to Sat, Nov 7
Tara FaheyGrief is the Medicine is textile art of crocheted tears that will lean into grief and hang from trees along Lake St.Roaming locations starting at the NE corner of E. Lake St and Cedar AvThu, Oct 29 and Fri, Oct 30 at dusk. Crocheted tears will hang through the weekend
Mary PlasterIn processonlineTo be featured online in mid-Nov.
Venus de MarsA downloadable album of music from 2015 to 2019 during the artist's tenure as Music Director for the Barebones Orchestras.onlineTo be featured online in mid-Nov.
Olli JohnsonUprising and Transformation: A Popup book about the new world is an interactive book project exploring personal reflection, building relationships, community organizing and a social experiment.onlineTo be featured online in mid-Nov.
Niziah Osheen BurnettBeautiful chaos is a sewn dress with felt applique and paint marks the pain and change in the aftermath of protest.onlineTo be featured online in mid-Nov.
Oanh VuPie in the Sky is a video screening of two puppet friends, Ruff the Dog and Bao The Bird who grapple with the questions - what is police abolition? How can we reimagine safety in a way that supports people and truly prevents crime? – through song and dance.onlineTo be featured online in mid-Nov.
Johanna Keller Flores and Kieran TverbakkFloreceremos is a standing altar built in partnership with Teatro del Pueblo that weaves the words of Keller Flores --written in response to the Minneapolis uprisings and uses repurposed rubble from burnt down buildings along Lake St.Robert's Annex
730 E. Lake St.
Sun, Oct 25 to Sun, Nov 1
Indigenous Roots Arts Center (Collective)Indigenous Roots presents La Llorona on La Lake. A group of youth organizers will be photographed dressed as La Llorona to grieve and create awareness of the children who have died at the hands of ICE.Plaza Centenario
1200 E. Lake St
Sun, Nov 1
Rox Anderson, Baki Porter and Chaim BudenskyAse ase ase is a multimedia altar with seven stations that has been activated in the garage of R.A.R.E. House.R.A.R.E. House
3010 E. Lake St
Fri-Sat, Oct 30 to 31 and Sun, Nov 1, 3-6pm
Amber LeeSpirit lantern puppets resembling jellyfish address hunger and homelessness.George Floyd Memorial Square at Chicago Av and 38th St.Sun, Nov 1 at dusk
Angela NorthHistory of Homelessness is a sculpture addressing homelessness that will be illuminated at night on front yards.SE Block at 34th St. and Bloomington AvFri and Sat, Oct 30 to 31 and Sun, Nov 1
Hannah MissississippiA mobile (bike) puppetry of a ghostly white horse puppetry, addresses white supremacy and how community moves forward.Bike around George Floyd Memorial Square, West of Powderhorn Park.Sat, Oct 31, evening
Ifrah MansourIn Halima goes for a Walk, puppet Halima walks who is curious about the feelings of healing will be going on a meditative walk visiting favorite places on Lake St.On Lake St. between 14th and 17th AvenuesSat, Oct 31, 5:30pm and roving dates
Carolyn KopeckyA pig skeleton puppet represents the end of the police and is adorned with mushrooms that symoblize the need to detoxify in order for good soil to grow and floral greenery for a fruitful future.Starting at Chicago Av and E. Lake St, heading South to George Floyd Memorial SquareSat, Oct 31 at 3pm for 1 hour
Ofunshi Oba KosoBareBones 2020 Altar Piece by Koso offers a space for community healing.21st Av and 39th St1:59pm, Fri, Oct 30 to 11:59pm on Sat, Oct 31 (24 hrs)
Margo McCrearyAuntie Dote is a mended and painted jacket for a character named Auntie Dote who will walk down Lake St and hand out written papers of inspirational sayings.Starting at the 3rd precinct, heading West on E. Lake St toward Chicago Av and return on the opposite site of the street.Fri, Oct 30,
3:30-5:30pm
Elliot EtzkornCalling of the Names is an interactive sound piece inviting people to say the names of lost ones in memory and play back the recorded loop.Robert's Annex
730 E. Lake St.
Thu, Oct 29 and Fri, 30, 5pm until dark
Graci HorneA sculptural figure honors Murdered and Missing Indigenous women and stands next to a banner that reads: Black Lives Matter on Dakota Land.Sidewalk, by the former location of Migizi Communications, 3017 27th Av SThu, Oct 29, 5-6pm
Orren FenFen’s life-sized wolf marionettes symbolizing the people who protected Lake Street will perform in public at night.Start at the SE corner of E. Lake St and Minnehaha Av, moving WestTue, Oct 27 nighttime and continuing at various times and nights
Masanari Kawahara8 min. 46 sec. (movement for healing) on Lake Street combines Butoh movement with a soundscape by Sho Nikaido.Various spaces on E. Lake StOct 24, 25, 18, 17, 11 and 3 in the afternoon
Samuel Ero-Phillips, Mack the Barber and Christie OwensHaircuts for Change in partnership with Creative Citymaking and co-contributed to by BareBones 2020, is a barbershop platform and Altar to Obatalá that honors the life of George Floyd and centers on community healing.Robert's Annex
730 E. Lake St.
installed on Oct. 1 and up for two weeks
Angie CourchaineUnpublishedTBDTBD
Caroline Manheimerpuppetry, photography, songTBDTBD