KCI Airport Art Project Moves Ahead Led by Public Art Consultant Community Arts International
Representatives of the recently chosen public art consultant for the KCI single terminal project introduced themselves and asked for input at a Feb. 3 meeting of the city’s Municipal Art Commission. “We are in the process of reaching out,” said Elsa Cameron, president and chief curator of Community Arts International (CAI), a San Francisco-based nonprofit.
KCI Design and Public Art Controversies Stir Up Turbulence
After years of debate, Kansas City International Airport is being transformed into a single-terminal facility. But like the roar of a jet engine, controversy continues to reverberate from the $1.5 billion project slated for completion in 2023. The ruckus concerns the role of Kansas City’s Municipal Art Commission (MAC) in matters of public art.