Lisa Norton, Frances Whitehead
April 20 - June 08, 2007 , a term inspired by the new scientific category of "superorganism," is an organism made of interdependent and cooperating entities. These entities encapsulate the idea that positive and lasting ecological changes must begin by considering the entire region from the standpoint of interdependent systems. Conceived by Frances Whitehead and Lisa Norton in response to the Towpath Trail Extension Initiative, is an experimental model for public planning processes that includes artists as key members. This project proposes possible futures for the larger region and the Cuyahoga River Valley including its economic, industrial, cultural, and environmental vitality.

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This project is a part of the SWAP Program.

The SPACES World Artists Program (SWAP) offers residencies to international, national and local artists who explore and experiment. SWAP supports artists in the creation, presentation and discussion of new work, while facilitating opportunities for them to collaborate with artists and audiences in Northeast Ohio.

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