Grotto World Tour (of the Midwest)

HairlesssNake was initially born from the Grotto World Tour (of the Midwest). In Spring 2016, KP was awarded a stipend to visit the various grottos, shrines, and folk art sites of the American Midwest. The trip was awarded as a means of continuing his work creating conceptual and documentarian recordings of the sounds of religious spaces and the sounds of prayer.

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This trip was made possible through the Roads Scholarship for Research and Travel, awarded through the Better Homes & Gardens: Vernacular Art Environments art history course, held at the Roger Brown Study Collection, a home museum and special collections site of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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