About Urban Crop Circle

Ann Zumwinkle, Young Summers, and other coordinating artists collaborate with public participants to create unique works of art that focus upon processes and concepts. We are interested in social service practices that enhance neighborhoods and public discourse that educates interactively.

Soundwalk 2013

By |2019-09-01T02:16:13+00:00October 5th, 2013|

An interactive projection for The Dirty Chaps at SoundWalk 2013 in Long Beach. Artwork by Young Summers, animation by Ann Zumwinkle. Silhouettes of swimming fish during presentation provided by kids willing to run between the projector and screen. Collaborative music by visitors willing to experiment with iPad Kaossilator and other music apps, in conjunction with [...]

Comfort Women installation

By |2018-01-02T10:26:02+00:00September 21st, 2013|

Political Installation in a downtown Long Beach window, in partnership with the Long Beach Arts Association A painting on 4 scrolls by Young Summers and Ann Zumwinkle. During exhibit period, window broken at night; unsure if due to nature of political statement. This statement accompanied installation: “Comfort Women” is a euphemism for the 100,000 to [...]

CicLAvia (at Wilshire and Western)

By |2017-11-29T03:27:25+00:00June 21st, 2013|

Across the street from the Wiltern, at CicLAvia. Thanks to SheilaO, JoeJ, ShaneS, MarkP and LaurenP for coming and posing, along with other biking strangers who stopped by....

Mulholland “Derive” (LA Road Concerts)

By |2019-09-01T02:16:13+00:00December 9th, 2012|

Painting portraits with the general public, up on Mulholland Drive for the with Stephan Van Dyck's Mulholland "Derive" LA Road Concert (until we were kicked out by the National Park Service, durn!). Young Summers and Ann Zumwinkle were primary artists, and collaborators on our Overlook stop included the legendary Sheree Rose, the Dirty Chaps, DumDumZine [...]

Interactive GoldBug for SoundWalk 2012

By |2019-09-01T02:16:13+00:00October 21st, 2012|

Visual interactive projection for The Dirty Chaps at Soundwalk 2012 in Long Beach, involving gold and bugs and goldbugs. Includes an embedded poem, The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service, in its entirety. Audience/visitors can click on animation or improvise along with The Dirty Chaps. Thank you to Marco of FLOOD, and DougB [...]