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A lived-in landscape becomes a place...

A layered location replete with human histories and memories, place has width as well as depth. It is about connections, what surrounds it, what formed it, what happened there, what will happen there.
— Lucy R. Lippard, The Lure of the Local: senses of place in a multicentered society
The unifying thread in this documentary is the sense of place—community, landscape, history, family. Overall, an outstanding film.
— Murl Riedel, Kansas Humanities Council

I am pleased to announce that we have received grants from the Kansas Humanities Council and Legacy Regional Community Foundation, in partnership with the Arkansas City Area Arts Council, in support of a visual arts and film-based installation exploring the impact of the landscape on the cultural and social identity of rural Kansas. View our film below, and browse images from the community arts process. Special thanks to The Hedgerow Folk for our film's musical soundtrack. Additional thanks to Johnathan Doffing and Tyler Ross for their stunning photography.