Highlander's PAR Institute

Gwylene Gallimard


Gwylene Gallimard’s art projects, often with J-M Mauclet (JEMAGWGA collective) include French

cafes (Fast & French is downtown Charleston since 1984); art installations and participatory projects about the health insurance industry, the fast food phenomenon, homelessness, gentrification and wilderness. They include “33 Gorenflo Gap”, “The Charleston/Atlanta/ Alaska Challenge”, “The Future is on the Table”, “Olympia”, “Conversations With Time” and “conNECKted: Imaginings for Truth & Reconciliation” among others. In 2018-20 JEMAGWGA co-led “conNECKtedTOO”, a project that received an ArtPlace America Award. With educators, JEMAGWGA received grants from Alternate ROOTS, the National Endowment for the Arts, SC Arts Commission, Expansion Arts Fund, Spoleto Festival USA, We Shall Overcome Fund and the Puffin Foundation. Gwylene’s specific medium ranges from 5 miles of ropes to words, canvas, video or snow. She has been a member of Alternate ROOTS since 1994. In 2018, She was selected as a ILI fellow in 2018.

PAR Institute Experiences: Fall ’21 Cohort
Backs of rocking chairs in a line with purple mountains in the distance