Here are five things to know about the artworks-in-progress for the future Downtown Inglewood Station. The artworks will contribute to a welcoming environment for riders and connect the station to surrounding neighborhoods.
- Artist Kenturah Davis was inspired by the definition of “sonder” from the Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows.”
- The artwork designs mark the moment that strangers, who have their own complex lives, intersect while randomly passing, as happens with passengers navigating the train system.
- The artist held two photoshoots, open to people who live or work in Inglewood. The photos became the basis for individuals depicted in the artwork design.
- She used letter rubber stamps to imprint the definition of “sonder” into the background of the artwork and to form the images of the people themselves.
- The artist has a long-time association with Papillion Art gallery in Leimert Park, where her work has been exhibited.
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Past Crenshaw/LAX artwork stories on The Source:
Fourteen artists selected to create art for Crenshaw/LAX Line project
How you can be part of the artwork
Metro Art hosts free design workshops with local teens
Categories: Metro Art