A collaborative textile workspace and creation led by Megan Driving Hawk. Working with fabric and found materials in values of gray, black, blue and green, residents and visitors to Luna City create various textures and spaces that visually resemble the moon, earth, and areas of habitation. “This collaborative textile work has become a ritual for inhabitants of Luna City to recognize where we’ve been, where we are, how we’ve lived, and where we are going. It’s a history marker written by the people for the people to come after them.” This piece begins the festival in multiple pieces and in the end the fiber labor of the audience is connected together to express the collective views about the mining of Shackleton Crater and the current status of lunar ecological thinking.
Megan Driving Hawk is an interdisciplinary artist and art educator with an emphasis on artist-led participatory projects, currently on a long-term residency in Missouri. Megan (Chain) Driving Hawk has exhibited in over 25 group exhibition in galleries located in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Vermont. Her work is part of the Northlight Gallery permanent collection in Arizona and has been reviewed in Jackalope Ranch, ASU News, Tempe Republic, The State Press, Phoenix New Times, and the Navajo-Hopi Observer. She has given artist lectures, workshops, and panels at Arizona State University and the Phoenix Indian Center. In 2011 she traveled abroad to 11 different eastern European countries and completed a show artist study in Italy. Recently she was the assistant muralist for the community Mural at Take Root Cafe in Kirksville, Missouri. Driving Hawk grew up in the suburban and country areas outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a specialization in Photography and a minor in Women and Gender Studies from Arizona State University in 2010. In 2014 she earned a Master of Secondary Education and Teacher Certification in Art from Arizona State University. Currently she is a low-residency graduate student attaining a Master of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Hartford. She is an artist and art educator on a long-term residency in Kirksville, Missouri with her husband Ben Driving Hawk (OMS-II) and their dog and two cats. In 2017 Driving Hawk is working on separate artist-led participatory projects and public art pieces with The Green Thumb Project, Take Root Cafe, and the Park River Toolkit, as well as evolving her research for her written and visual thesis exhibition in May 2018.