Words by Jim Walker Illustration by Ross Shafer
Jim Walker is a writer and artist who works in poetry, drama, journalism, collage, sound, video, photography and art as social practice. He’s based in Indianapolis, Ind. He helps with two non-profit cultural organizations: Big Car, an arts collective and gallery, and Second Story, a project for young writers. He is the lead artist behind the Made for Each Other community art series.
Ross Shafer is a Visual Communications student at Herron School of Art & Design in Indianapolis who lives by the motto: We Choose to Go to the Moon. “That challenge is exactly how I want to live my life as a designer. I want to challenge myself to create things that we’ve never seen, go above and beyond all expectations, and in a way, Go to the Moon.”