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Conversation Artist

Conversation Artist

At a recent meeting of the Filbert Street community gardeners at the Curtis Bay Recreation Center, Chanan Delivuk—a community gardener and artist who uses new media to explore dialogue and everyday stories in her art practice—saw a group of young girls taking a dance class and told them, “When I was young I took dance here too.” The kids looked at the blonde, 28-year-old artist covered in tattoos with befuddlement. 

“It was great to be back in that space and to see that’s still happening,” Delivuk says, recalling a transformative moment in her life. 

Twenty years ago when an 8-year-old Delivuk walked on stage in a packed, standing-room only...