Are You a Robot/Monster?

Nicole Infinity & Monica Rojas

In the age of Instagram and Facebook Uploads what could be more fun than getting your picture taken as a Robot or Monster? This shanty revives the tradition of cardboard cutout photos in Art Shanty fashion.

Drama/Puppet Therapy Circus – Sami Shanty

Deborah Yarchun, Saga Blane, & Ben Pecholt.

In the tradition of the Sami structure known as the Lavvu, the Drama/Puppet Therapy Circus Shanty will encourage audiences to look either to their past or their  future for inspiration in participating in this shanty’s activities . Visitors will be given the choice to perform or observe and the line between private confessions and performative scripts will be blurred.

Elevator Shanty

Cali Mastny, Claire Alexander, Dan Bayn, Rachel Bendtsen, David Bryan, Lauren Desteno, Laura Gerald, Marc Gutman, Caly McMorrow, Matt Mackall, Aaron Prust, Scott Raleigh, Cole Sarar, & Beth Scudder

While waiting in the ice-lobby visitors cannot even begin to imagine where the Elevator Shanty will take them. With elevator themed music, puns, and general rowdiness the Elevator Shanty will surely take you to new heights on the ice.

Ice Ice Maybe

Lea Devon Sorrentino & Kayla Campbell

The Shanty’s primer high-end boutique specializing in the commodification of timelessness, Ice Ice Maybe offers the finest ice encased objects that money can’t buy.

Lost, Found & Wanted Shanty

Natasha Pestich, Jennifer Hibbard, Christopher Alday, Dustin McChesney, and Kara Gregory

An art shanty version of the want ads. Lost, Found & Wanted Shanty will be making connections allover shantytown throughout the month. Visit a real old fashioned typewriter in this shanty to write up and post what you’ve lost, what you’ve found, a personals ad, or something to trade. With visitors encouraged to share both real and fictional needs, exchanges, and invitations this shanty is sure to help make dreams come true.

Noah’s Art Shanty

Peg Cavanaugh, Dave Greenlund, Pam Schweitzer, Dan Mackerman, Heidi and Mike Casey, Edee Affeldt, Dennis Murnyak, Jim and Joan Lange, Lynne Berkland, Randy Purchase, Crystal and Bob Wisen, Brent Geffre, & Mark Erenberg

Get your hands messy in clay and create animals in the makeshift barn boat that is Noah’s Art Shanty! While participants work on their animal shapes storytellers will share animal tales from multiple cultural traditions. Clay will be fired each week and put on view. Creators are invited to come back at the end of the month to claim their pieces.

North Flicks

Aaron C. Squadroni, John Green, Katie Marshall, Ashley Kolka, Heather Wayne, Susan Greve, Sarah McBroom, Patrick Smith, Draeke Weseman, Maria Squadroni, Diamond Knispel, Courtney Kerns, Wes Bailey, Mike Larson, Brad Monson, Ben Monson, Kyle Bannor, Trevor Boblett,  & Mitch Talley

North Flicks will bring back the magic of the zoetrope to share the stores and memories of the Iron Range. Audience members of all ages will have the opportunity to contribute to the shanty’s zoetrope, and to make their own to bring home.

Pedal Bear

Mina Leierwood, Mary Jane LaVigne, Janet Groenert, Peter Schulze, Maryanna Harstad, Kurt Seaburg, Richard Parnell, Allen Christian, Matt and Gretchen Carlyle, and Chuck Dollar

Engage in conversations about climate change, alternative transportation, and innovative use of recycled materials while pedaling the Pedal Bear! A larger than life polar bear will rove across White Bear Lake powered by the kinetic energy of our shanty audience.

Speak Your Truth/ This I Believe Shanty

Cecily Spano and staff, parents, and students from Southwest High School

Work with spoken word artists to “Speak Your Truth” through a giant megaphone inspired sound system. Write down what you hear on the blackboard outside the shanty and listen for the poetry in truth.

Sunrise Shanty

Andrew Gramm & Allyson Packer

Share the intimacy and preciousness of watching the sunrise with a small group of shanty goers in the Sunrise Shanty. Utilizing a solar-powered dawn simulator small groups will sit together first in the darkness and slowly getting to know each other over the course of an imitation daybreak.

The Creep Shanty

Ted Klyce, KJ Archer, Stormi Kai Balise, Katie Bates, Chris Barton, William Erikson & Sarah Stone

Who says we can only be creeped out at Halloween?  This Haunted attic will house a variety of disturbing yet engaging activities. Have your photo taken with a washed –up post –holiday Santaclown. Visit with demonic toy puppets. Sit down at the Donner Dinner Party. Hopefully you make it out of The Creep Shanty with your wits about you.

The Curling Clubhouse Ice Shanty

Erin Worms, Danica Kane, Wale Falade, Chris Brenny & Brita Hauser

Here you’ll find everything you need to engage with the sport of Curling! The Curling Clubhouse Ice Shanty will provide a modified rink, instructional diagrams and lessons. But wait that’s not all! The shanty itself will provide an observation deck and warming house complete with a small gallery on the history of curling.

The Dance Shanty

John Each, John Pederson, Bethany Hall, Jake Ryan, Michael Rasmussen, and Michael Hoolihan

The Dance Shanty again opens its doors and turns up its beats to invite Shanty goers to boogie down. This year there is a new “twist”; professional dance instructors will be on hand to help Dance Shantier’s step up their game!

The Jigsaw Shanty

Sarah Hansen, Len Schmid, & Thea Schmid

A Puzzling structure that will challenge shanty audiences with all types of brain teasers and mind benders. If you tire of the crosswords rebus, and Sudoku combinations, take a crack at putting the shanty itself back together—one wall will itself be a puzzle!

The Mailroom

Timothy Smith-Stewart, Charles Spitzack, & Jeffrey Azevedo

A surrealist shanty both inside and out The Mailroom reflects the scintillating ice crystals of the frozen lake dissolving into its environment. Once inside visitors are transported to a lonely hotel hallway for a moment of solitude with an  invitation to share anonymous stories.

The Meta Shanty

Jess Hirsch, Stefanie Motta, Brett Smith, Eamonn McLain, Terese Elhardt, & Sam Hoolihan

Rejuvenate yourself in this metaphysical space for decompression. Inside the geodesic dome of The Meta Shanty you will find Loving Kindness Meditation, Astrological Readings, Taro Cards, and Essential Oils Workshops. Out on the ice you can participate in Snowga (yoga in snowsuits), Qi-gong, and Tai-Chi.

The Wind Shanty

Hana Kjeldbjerg, Erin Murphy, Grace Lansing, Tim Schumacher, Rachel Mogck, Nico Swenson, Chief Drumbeater, Libby Borchert, Shannon Fletcher, and Taylor Hammes

Celebrating the blissfulness of wind, this shanty will invite all who enter to reflect and play with the wind. Writings about wind will be encouraged as will all kinds of interactive wind games such as flying kites, designing your own wind spirals and wind dancing.

Town Hall Shanty

Ady Olson, Ann Butkowski, Rachel Engh, Lauren Fechner, Luke Gliddon, John McNair, Kate Thomas-Tielke, Jake Tielke, and Maggie Whitman

Hear ye, Hear ye, people of Art Shanty Town are invited to, well, name the town! Visitors to the Town Hall Shanty will be invited to participate in governing Art Shanty Town through opportunities ranging from creating a code of law to designing a flag and seal. Outside of the Town Hall Shanty is a village green for public discourse and celebrations.

The Music Box 

Paul Owen, Jeff Berg, Tan Nguyen, Chris Gorder, Mike Haeg, Derek Ahlberg

Pick up a drumstick, pluck a string, clink a chime. The Music Box invites visitors to play the shanty. As a structure with built-in music-making elements — wind chimes, wood blocks, singing tubes — this shanty-as-instrument encourages the creation of collaborative soundscapes on the ice. Everybody, play on!

Cook Yourself Kitchen and Ski Up Refrigerator
Jonas Lindberg
Are you having trouble catching fish for the dinner table? You can always cook yourself!  Bastefully enjoy  cooking your self and other visitors in a traditional Finnish sauna. Not into cooking? Visit on Sundays for an eclectic line up of performances hosted  in the Ski Up Refrigerator.

 

The Board Shanty
Build by David Pitman

Get your ASP 2014 T- Shirts, buttons, and questions answered here! Donations are graciously accepted in this warm shanty as well!

 

 

 

 

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