The Hum   In their attempt to reimagine the public sphere, the mechanisms by which people engage art, and the nature of the artist, Master of Fine Art (MFA) candidates and Empower undergraduates at the University of Arkansas merged Social Justice and Arts Entrepreneurship using the lens of Social Practice to develop  The Hum , a socially engaged artwork that integrates and adapts the coffee house model to provide a commercial platform for neuro-diverse people to co-learn, co-create, and co-work.

The Hum

In their attempt to reimagine the public sphere, the mechanisms by which people engage art, and the nature of the artist, Master of Fine Art (MFA) candidates and Empower undergraduates at the University of Arkansas merged Social Justice and Arts Entrepreneurship using the lens of Social Practice to develop The Hum, a socially engaged artwork that integrates and adapts the coffee house model to provide a commercial platform for neuro-diverse people to co-learn, co-create, and co-work.

The Hum
The Hum

The Hum

Cups as individual as those who use them.

  The Hum

The Hum

  The Hum   Members of the community add to the table (fruit and tea basket).  Also pictured, an interactive timeline of key Social Practice documents, influences, and artwork.

The Hum

Members of the community add to the table (fruit and tea basket).

Also pictured, an interactive timeline of key Social Practice documents, influences, and artwork.

  The Hum   There are no “servers” in  The Hum .

The Hum

There are no “servers” in The Hum.

  The Hum

The Hum

  The Hum   Conversation.

The Hum

Conversation.

  The Hum   Conversation.

The Hum

Conversation.

  The Hum   Conversation. Here, Professor Vincent Edwards critiques furniture custom built for  The Hum  by its participants.

The Hum

Conversation. Here, Professor Vincent Edwards critiques furniture custom built for The Hum by its participants.

  The Hum   Conversation.

The Hum

Conversation.

  The Hum

The Hum

  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

  The Hum   Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

The Hum

Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

  The Hum   Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

The Hum

Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

  The Hum   Live music and tasseographic prints.

The Hum

Live music and tasseographic prints.

  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

  The Hum   Reading.

The Hum

Reading.

  The Hum   Reading materials.

The Hum

Reading materials.

  The Hum   Reading materials.

The Hum

Reading materials.

  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

  The Hum   In their attempt to reimagine the public sphere, the mechanisms by which people engage art, and the nature of the artist, Master of Fine Art (MFA) candidates and Empower undergraduates at the University of Arkansas merged Social Justice and Arts Entrepreneurship using the lens of Social Practice to develop  The Hum , a socially engaged artwork that integrates and adapts the coffee house model to provide a commercial platform for neuro-diverse people to co-learn, co-create, and co-work.
The Hum
  The Hum
  The Hum   Members of the community add to the table (fruit and tea basket).  Also pictured, an interactive timeline of key Social Practice documents, influences, and artwork.
  The Hum   There are no “servers” in  The Hum .
  The Hum
  The Hum   Conversation.
  The Hum   Conversation.
  The Hum   Conversation. Here, Professor Vincent Edwards critiques furniture custom built for  The Hum  by its participants.
  The Hum   Conversation.
  The Hum
  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.
  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.
  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.
  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.
  The Hum   Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.
  The Hum   Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.
  The Hum   Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.
  The Hum   Live music and tasseographic prints.
  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.
  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.
  The Hum   In collaboration with  Digital Fabrication , student-designed chairs outfit  The Hum . The chairs are collaboratively built on site.
  The Hum   Reading.
  The Hum   Reading materials.
  The Hum   Reading materials.
  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.
  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.
  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.
  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.
  The Hum   Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies  The Hum  and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

In their attempt to reimagine the public sphere, the mechanisms by which people engage art, and the nature of the artist, Master of Fine Art (MFA) candidates and Empower undergraduates at the University of Arkansas merged Social Justice and Arts Entrepreneurship using the lens of Social Practice to develop The Hum, a socially engaged artwork that integrates and adapts the coffee house model to provide a commercial platform for neuro-diverse people to co-learn, co-create, and co-work.

The Hum

The Hum

Cups as individual as those who use them.

The Hum

The Hum

Members of the community add to the table (fruit and tea basket).

Also pictured, an interactive timeline of key Social Practice documents, influences, and artwork.

The Hum

There are no “servers” in The Hum.

The Hum

The Hum

Conversation.

The Hum

Conversation.

The Hum

Conversation. Here, Professor Vincent Edwards critiques furniture custom built for The Hum by its participants.

The Hum

Conversation.

The Hum

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseography, the art of reading coffee grounds.

The Hum

Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

The Hum

Tasseographic prints. Coffee grounds are “read” and corresponding rubber cuts and prints are generated.

The Hum

Live music and tasseographic prints.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

In collaboration with Digital Fabrication, student-designed chairs outfit The Hum. The chairs are collaboratively built on site.

The Hum

Reading.

The Hum

Reading materials.

The Hum

Reading materials.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

The Hum

Professional mentorship: Arsaga’s Coffee Roasters supplies The Hum and trains students at their off-site teaching kitchen and roastery.

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