Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

"Cai Guo-Qiang: Fireflies" (2017)
Cai Guo-Qiang (1957-)
associationforpublicart.org/fireflies

Voices heard in the program:

CAI GUO-QIANG, the artist who created "Fireflies," is most famous for his virtuosic and poetic use of fireworks and gunpowder. For more than 25 years, Cai Guo-Qiang's practice has spanned a range of media in contemporary art, including drawing, installation, video, and performance art, as well as a range of Chinese traditions in medicine, art, and place making.

PENNY BALKIN BACH is Executive Director & Chief Curator of the Association for Public Art (aPA) and the author of many books and articles about public art in Philadelphia.

LANCE FUNG is chief curator of Fung Collaboratives, conceiving and realizing art exhibitions around the world. The aPA commissioned "Fireflies" in collaboration with Fung Collaboratives.

Segment Producer: Anne Hoffman

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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO

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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is the Association for Public Art’s award-winning audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculpture. Available for free by cell phone, mobile app, audio download, or on the web, the program features more than 150 voices –…


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Museum Without Walls™: AUDIO is the Association for Public Art’s award-winning audio program for Philadelphia’s outdoor sculpture. Available for free by cell phone, mobile app, audio download, or on the web, the program features more than 150 voices – artists, educators, civic leaders, historians, and those with personal connections to the artworks. Unique audio programs are available for more than 70 outdoor sculptures throughout Center City and Fairmount Park. associationforpublicart.org/mww

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