“creativity is our only weapon against entropy”
― dean cavanagh
it was late afternoon on may 11th, 2019 when we found ourselves outside an abandoned church in flint, michigan. the white paint of its exterior had cracked into almost vein-like patterns, as though the building was asserting its vitality even as the broken windows and gutted interior signaled that the house of worship’s life had come to an end. we were gathered to celebrate the birthday of cbloxx of nomad clan. joe schipani, flint public art project’s director, surprised cbloxx with this space to paint as a birthday gift. with the sun setting outside, nomad clan stepped back to reveal their completed mural. the word entropy emblazoned on the wall, crowned and entwined with a burning match.
Read our full reflection on our ongoing collaboration with Flint public art project here.