Inspired by finding the back of a violin in a landfill, a Paraguayan garbage picker fashions instruments from trash, which in turn engender a barrio children’s orchestra — and lives transformed by classical music. Thanks to former Atlanta artist Clyde Broadway for sharing this video, which is a preview of an upcoming feature film.
A holiday gift: “Landfill Harmonic” video on the transformational power of music
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Catherine Fox is co-founder of ArtsATL and served as executive director, executive editor and chief art critic for its first six years. She was art and architecture critic at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for 27 years, during which time she was Cox Writer of the Year, twice winner of Cox awards in criticism, received two Green Eyeshade Awards and an award from the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. She holds a master’s degree in art history from the University of Michigan. She is a co-author of Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape. She received the 2013 Community Impact Administrator Arts Award from the Emory College Center for Creativity Arts for her work on ArtsATL.