Ed Woodham

(Brooklyn) Founder & Director, Art in Odd Places

Big Idea:
Public art as social engagement
For over 25 years, Ed Woodham has been active in community art, education, and civic interventions across media and culture. Responding to constriction of civil liberties, Woodham created Art in Odd Places (AiOP), presenting visual and performance art to reclaim public spaces in New York City and beyond. AiOP has been produced around the U.S. (including in Indianapolis) and abroad.

In NYC, Woodham teaches City as Site: Public Art as Social Intervention, as well as workshops in politically based public performance through EMERGENYC.  For summer 2014, Ed was selected for the drawing(shed) residency IdeasFromElse[W]here to create a performance work for the residents of two housing estates at Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, East London, UK.