Rediscovering Connections to the Land and Each Other

A 2022-2023 Bass Connections team is digging into the richness of dirt and fungi to inform the development of a unique art project called “Soil and Spirit.”

Visiting artist Marina Heron Tsaplina leads the team along with researcher Kevin Caves, who focuses on technologies for people with disabilities, and theater artist, Jules Odendahl-James, director of academic engagement and director of Story+. 

Read more about “Soil and Spirit,” which brings together art, science and history to explore humans’ relationship to the ground we occupy.