LAURA ARENA
Posted on October 19, 2016 by lorarena on Uncategorized

The Origin of Water, The Origin of a People

The Origin of Water, The Origin of a People, highlights work in Ilulissat Greenland, in North Carolina with the Lumbee Nation and at Standing Rock with the water protectors in North Dakota in 2016. This video screened at Second Sundays at the Pioneer Works on (10/09/2016) located in Red Hook and at Home Audio Series […]

Posted on July 6, 2016 by lorarena on Uncategorized

VIDEOS, AUDIO, PHOTOS AND NOW FLICKR

My traveling has come to an end and it is time for me to get to work. I have begun the arduous and long, process of going through my documentation of the last 4 months of working on “Learning How to Fly” in Iceland, Greenland, and now in the United States. Since the start of […]

Posted on June 29, 2016 by lorarena on Uncategorized

IT’S A SWAMP THING

I spent the day in my car tracing the Lumberton River that spreads itself out, throughout the Lumberton area. Parking along overpasses with the marking Lumberton River and then making my way below. All my time spent in Lumberton I have never ventured below. I grew up with a mother who told me stories of […]

Posted on May 11, 2016 by lorarena on Uncategorized

SLEDGE DOGS

One of the most iconic Greenlandic images I have is sledge dogs (dog sledding). Funny upon arrival I didn’t realize how important they are to the local community, not until I saw a local tourist map that has a red slashed lines for areas for sledge dogs which covered the entire periphery of Ilulisaat. On […]

Posted on May 9, 2016 by lorarena on Uncategorized

ARTIST RESIDENCY AT ILULISSAT ART MUSEUM

May 6th-20th I am an artist in residence at the Ilulissat Art Museum which features the works of Emanuel A. Peterson and of contemporary Greenlandic, Danish and foreign artists. This beautiful building that I am so privileged to be living in and working in was once the residence of the “Colony Manager” in 1923. Here […]