VENUS: A Space To Hold

Venus: A Space to Hold
August 1, 2021 – Current

Denver-based artist Annette Isham will create a new series of video works to be virtually installed in The Yard and surrounding Divine Redeemer neighborhood in Colorado Springs. The site-specific works will be experienced through the Popwalk augmented reality app, encouraging a meandering walk through suburban western landscape.

Starting August 1, you will be able to explore Annette Isham’s video installation in The Yard within Popwalk. Follow these steps to experience the work:

  1. Download the Popwalk app from Google Play or the App Store
  2. Create an account and login
  3. Physically visit The Yard at the following coordinates: 38.847596,-104.799216
  4. Using the map feature within Popwalk, navigate to the dots.
  5. When you are at the specified locations, the videos will become available.
  6. Click play to experience these works on site.

This project is supported by a 3×3 Projects grant from the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Learn more at:×3-projects-venus-space-to-hold/


Annette Isham (she/her/hers) is an artist and professor currently living in Denver, Colorado. Isham received her M.F.A. from The American University and teaches 4D and Animation at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design .  Isham has exhibited nationally, most recently showing the series, Among The Multitudes, at CURRENTS International Media Festival in Santa Fe and her film Sweet Slow: Indirection as part of Unbounded Unleashed Unforgiving: Reconsidering Cyberfmeinism in 2021, a virtual exhibition made in collaboration with New Art City, the College Art Association, and the New Media Caucus. Isham has recently completed a residency at the Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass, CO.

David Chapman Lindsay is an artist and arts administrator, currently working in print, video, and animation. His work has been exhibited all over the United States and Europe. Much of his art is presented as site-specific work through the Popwalk app. In this work, he attempts to unravel history and culture within a location, addressing both common and disquieting assumptions that we make about place. The Popwalk smartphone app is an exhibition platform for site-specific art video that David developed and is administered as a non profit arts organization, based in the United States.