make [art] do [work]
RSELVES is a network of makers and materials who share a common goal: deriving access from excess.
RSELVES seeks to de-fine art through contextual relationships and the composition of resources in making do, in other words, art working at the scale of a neighborhood. RSELVES is building relationships that are invoking creativity, enhancing connectivity, and building community.
program + events held within and for the Harambee + Riverwest neighborhoods in efforts of growing together as a community. Our social initiatives are located at our spatial sites we’ve built on found unused space in Milwaukee.
physical installations built by our network on what would have otherwise been unused space in the city. Our physical sites contain large structures of work built by local volunteers & architecture students from UW-Milwaukee.
our central support system featuring our diverse community of local artists, businesses, organizations and public spheres that we had the privilege to work with over the past three years.