THE UNEXPECTED 2018
Public Art Event
Client: The Unexpected / 64.6 Downtown
Location: Downtown Fort Smith
Artists: Alexis Diaz (Puerto Rico), Pref (UK), Cody Hudson (US), Ana Maria (Puerto Rico), Add Fuel (Portugal), Yatika Fields (US), and Buffalo (US).
Service: Concept, Curation, development and Production
October 2018 marked the fourth edition of The Unexpected, bringing together works by artists Alexis Diaz (Puerto Rico), Pref (UK), Cody Hudson (US), Ana Maria (Puerto Rico), Add Fuel (Portugal), Yatika Fields (US), and Buffalo (US).
Conceived, curated and produced by Justkids and commissioned by 64.6 Downtown, The Unexpected project brings contemporary art to the Northwest Arkansas through immersive public art experiences that generate cultural exchange between creatives and community development.
This edition saw the production of world class public art created by some of the most recognized international artists in the streets of Downtown Fort Smith.
The Unexpected is a revitalizing action that encourages a bond to one’s environment and reveals Arkansas as an international epicenter for cutting edge contemporary urban art and cultural exchange.