I am currently updating materials from Walking Libraries AD in preparation for Spring/Summer 2022 projects. I will also be designing a designated website featuring images/writings related to drifting and floating.

I recently came across this quote from 2015, and it resonated with where I envision the 2022 version of WL…

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detail of Gary Graham’s work in the Brick House of Hancock Shaker Village | photo: Abigail Doan studio

“Time, place, materials, shelter. The essential elements that enable us to take root, find community, and gather ourselves during challenging times. Folded into this equation is the very notion of meaningful work, true purpose, and the myriad ways that we approach craft and the organization of workspace.” — A.D. studio

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Sounds in their Studios playlist created for Studio PRAIRIE

New terrain explored with a summer playlist assembled for Studio PRAIRIE. The songs and lyrics featured span my early land-based memories, broader ideas of nostalgia, historic research, and early mentorship with an esteemed ethnomusicologist and folklorist.

Studio PRAIRIE is the creation of artist, Jillian Solotes.

All of the Sounds in their Studios compilations are findable here.

[ image: Abigail Doan studio ]

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Abigail Doan | Studio

Abigail Doan | Studio

projects and writing exploring the intersections of site-specific, landscape phenomena and art lab/design methodologies.