For the new installation held in Rosarno (Italy) during A di città festival, Luzinterruptus picked a a typical element of Southern urban landscape and spent 5 days, adding lights to 2000 peppers and making garlands with the help of residents. The result is NocturnalPeperonata.
L A U N C H by Michael Zebrowski uses weather balloons architecturally both as spatial instigators and as photographic data collectors capturing real time urban activity. The first appearance occurred at ARTSCAPE 2013 and the project succeeded in engaging the public.
Before its demolition a tall building in the 13th district of Paris (France) has become Tour 13, a huge gallery of street art, involving 100 artists from all over the world. Now it’s open to the public for the whole month of October.
What if we opened the mail box and found the handwritten story of a person living in our same city? Started in San Francisco (USA), the project fights against stigmatization of outskirts and margilization of communities using the power of surprise, spreading positive images and creating random friendships.
This is a public Love Letter to Brooklyn, whose canvas is an abandoned Macy’s parking garage and is a community-based art project as the words are those of Brooklynites met in the neighbourhood by the artist Steve Powers.
This is a movie about a city. In the neighbourhoods of São Paulo (Brasil) street art is the young voice of “subcultures” and the creative answer to the lack of urban planning, of public spaces and of freedom of self-expression. But the authorities are trying to delete it with dull paint, turning the city into a CIdade Cinza.
If you love street art, it has already entered the archive of your favourite links or it will. The blog celebrates its 10 years of activity validating the status of street art, presenting brand-new artists and documenting the works and trends of street art all around the world.
Actions: What You Can Do With the City is an incredible source of inspirations to flip through the pages for anyone interested in the relationship between urban pattern and citizens. Published in 2008 the book accompanied the exhibition Actions at the Canadian Center for Architecture (CCA) in Montreal (Canada) and examines themes like food, recycling and playing.
LIEU d’ÊTRE by the French Compagnie Acte is more than a performance. The project is an urban collective experience involving, both in the creation and the production of the event, professionals as well as inhabitants of a block of flats or of a whole neighbourhood. It uses the tool of dance to explore the pattern of the city.
From June 2 until July 13 the art centre WELTKUNSTZIMMER in Düsseldorf (Germany) hosts Petites résistances - Rebellion als Kunstform, an exhibition collecting the contemporary creative, political and social forms of dissent in public spaces. It features the work of artists like Florian Rivière, The Wa and Brad Downey.