Stories by Anisha Gade & Sue Mark
Anisha Gade is a researcher and urbanist working to develop mixed-methods approaches to understanding public space and the needs of urban communities. Cultural researcher Sue Mark creates socially engaged projects that explore the intersections of lost history and cultural complexities. Commons Archive is the culminating project of their three-year interdisciplinary collaboration in Oakland’s Golden Gate neighborhood. Their work is facilitated through Kala Art Institute’s Print Public, which is supported by the Irvine Foundation, California Humanities, the Oakland Cultural Funding Program and the University of California Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund.