free

\ ˈfrē \

adjective

  1. not determined by anything beyond its own nature or being : choosing or capable of choosing for itself

  2. not bound, confined, or detained by force

  3. having a scope not restricted by qualification

al·che·my

/ˈalkəmē/

noun

the medieval forerunner of chemistry, based on the supposed transformation of matter. It was concerned particularly with attempts to convert base metals into gold or to find a universal elixir.

  1. a seemingly magical process of transformation, creation, or combination.

  2. Others trace its roots to the Egyptian name kēme (hieroglyphic 𓆎𓅓𓏏𓊖 khmi ), meaning 'black earth'

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more than just a studio.

Free Alchemy Studio is a Black woman-founded grassroots culture house + creative community hub + production collective + studio space based in Grand Rapids, Michigan with focuses in

creative direction, curatorial strategy, audiovisual experience production and sensory storytelling. 

our vision

at its purest, according to merriam-webster, 

alchemy defined is a power or process that changes or transforms something in a mysterious or impressive way. 

 

rooted at the intersection of creativity, collaboration, community and culture, free alchemy studio takes form to materialize visions to create a better tomorrow. 

seeing is believing.

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