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Jane Gilmor, Home is Where?

Home is Where?

Window Project, Home is Where? Davenport, Iowa 1991. Jane Gilmor

Home is Where? Davenport Museum, Parker Windows Installation Projects Building, a two month long project working with transitional housing residents to create an installation in vacant downtown storefronts near Mississippi River gambling boats as part of the city’s annual Bix Festival, funded by Quad City Arts and Davenport Museum of Art.

I worked in shelters for two months then added their metal notes to those I had collected over the past two years.Through visualization and journaling we considered those experiences where place and identity intersect. We created drawings and writings on metal foil often based on a remembered place - a physical manifestation for a psychological space one might call ”home”.

(All text and images courtesy of Jane Gilmor)