Fathomers is a CREATIVE research institute that convenes radical thinkers across disciplines to create new worlds together.
We cultivate the ideas of die-hard dreamers, commission projects that seem far-fetched, and develop relationships based on mutual risk-taking and transformative effect.
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Born in part from Grand Arts, a contemporary art project space in Kansas City, Mo., Fathomers develops complex support structures for projects requiring exceptional investments of time and risk.
Grand Arts closed in fall 2015. In the meantime, we:
/ Relocated to Los Angeles
// BEGaN Fathoming new expeditions with Michael Jones McKean
//// PublishED this book
PROBLEMS AND PROVOCATIONS
Problems and Provocations documents 30 key projects from Grand Arts’ previously unexcavated history, with newly composed annotations by artists and collaborators complementing an archival deep-dive of photographs, sketches, notes, internal documents and items of private correspondence.