Voices of Franklinton


Voices of Franklinton.
Amplifying Socially and Environmentally Innovative Change Agents 

Join us in this dynamic place-based, interdisciplinary studio experience working directly with nonprofits in Franklinton, Ohio… a vibrant hub of social change.

This interdisciplinary place-based studio course will engage students with nonprofits in the heart of Franklinton. Together we will explore and amplify the innovative ways community organizations empower local residents to foster social change and environmental justice. Through a series of collaborative place-based design workshops, students will employ storytelling strategies to create short ethnographic videos showcasing community resiliency and impact. 


May 5-29, 2020 
Tu, Wed, Th, Fri: 10 am – 3:00 pm 
STEAM Factory, 400 West Rich St, Cols., OH 43215 

Susan Melsop (Design)
Sébastien Proulx (Design)
Karen Hutzel (Art Administration, Education & Policy)
Maurice Stevens (Comparative Studies) 

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