Tag Archive: public art

  1. Do you nap on the way to work?

    These characters seem to be able to sleep anywhere. I’m churning through the pages of my next self-published slice o’ life mini-comic!  The aim is to have it ready in time to debut at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, MD this September, where I will be a first-time exhibitor. I’m exited and nervous. Gratitude to my …

  2. PARK(ing) Day 2012

    Back in 2009, I stumbled on PARK(ing) Day, an international public space event. I’ve always loved the idea, which is to take over a city parking spot for a day and create a mini park there (any kind of park! a rose garden, a skate park, a cafe) where people can hang out and enjoy …

  3. Rush Hour

    Found this at the Public Art Network blog: artist Joel Kyack puts on puppet shows from the back of his car for people stuck in LA traffic jams. Brilliant! Read the story here.

  4. Theora writes about Public Art

    During the Fall semester and the month of January, I’ve been writing essays for my Chinese class and East Asian Studies capstone project. The essays are in Chinese (of course) and are about contemporary Public Art in the US and China. I am currently posting these essays on a Chinese blogging site; I am hoping …

  5. Lucy Orta

    Lucy Orta creates what she calls “Refuge Wear”, designed with homeless and nomadic people in mind. Her work blurs the line between fashion, sculpture and humanitarian efforts. Some of her ‘pods’ are built for one person, but others are designed for a whole team of people who are linked together by fabric tubes. Although I …

  6. PARK(ing) Day 2009

    http://www.inhabitat.com/2009/09/19/parking-day-2009-transforms-parking-spaces-into-public-parks/ This recent public art event asked organizations, companies and activists to transform a parking space into a public park for a day. The type of ‘parks’ varied widely, some with many plants and some just as a place to hang out. This event happened simultaneously all over the country!