Taylor and Sarah and Emily and Ellie1.jpg
IMG_3167.JPG
Patrick and Erin and Joann:Dave1.jpeg



Immersive Exchange Initiative 

The Immersive Exchange Initiative is a project awarded by the Community Arts and Development Grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts. It brought 10 artist collaborators from east coast metropolitan areas to Gustavus, Alaska, a landlocked town by Glacier Bay National Park with a population of 443.

In Gustavus, Sarah Conarro paired the visiting artists working in a range of disciplines including music, architectural design, culinary arts, and video with Gustavus residents with jobs ranging from a naturalist, to a carpenter, to an inn owner. This initiative wanted to create a casual structure for creative interaction.