Banks are for keeping your money safe, building for the future, investments… right? Then the Carver Bank project headed up by Theaster Gates a well known Chicago artist and visionary. Theaster’s vision to capture the esssnece of North Omaha’s community for artist in the area to be able have a connection to resources and mentorship was only a part of it but even greater was what the community would take from it all. Not only that but the World Famous Big Momma’s Kitchen was going to share the space with a sandwich shop. Now that’s awesome.
So when it comes to banking on a great project they know who to reach out to… Yep… Surreal Media Lab.
Watch the Mini-Documentary on the whole thing.