Grand Arts en Ellie Ga, Searching For An Ancient Light <p>There were <a href="">Seven Wonders of the Ancient World</a>, including two in Egypt: the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Lighthouse of Alexandria. You’ve probably heard of the pyramid - because it’s still standing - but the ruins of the lighthouse are underwater. For artist Ellie Ga, tracking down its remains became a quest of discovery.</p><p><strong>An Arctic trip sheds light on a new project</strong></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 44181 at Ellie Ga, Searching For An Ancient Light 'SmellScape' Encourages Nose-First Exploration <p>Berlin-based artist Sissel Tolaas travels the world collecting scents. Her latest project with Grand Arts, SmellScape, maps the invisible city – well, actually, two cities: Kansas City, Kan. and Kansas City, Mo. - through her sense of smell.</p> Sat, 15 Sep 2012 02:03:12 +0000 Laura Spencer 24481 at 'SmellScape' Encourages Nose-First Exploration Temporary Artwork Generates Discussion about Economic Policy <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d21bd286008-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d21bd286008-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d21bd286008-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, Mo. – On the grassy lawn near the Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, trucks are hauling cargo shipping containers to be unloaded and stacked into a towering, temporary sculpture. One hundred and five containers, piled almost seven stories high, will spell out IOU on one side and USA on the other. It's a nod to this country's increasing federal budget and foreign trade deficits.</p> Thu, 25 Aug 2011 19:59:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 2284 at Temporary Artwork Generates Discussion about Economic Policy