Posts tagged with 'public art'
Friday Fun: Stockholm’s Metro Station Art
Friday Fun: Stockholm’s Metro Station Art
No wonder Stockholm receives some of the highest customer satisfaction scores in all of the world’s public transit services. In addition to placing an emphasis on service, value for money and customer information, Stockholm’s metro system also works to create ...
Friday Fun: Water Calligraphy on a Tricycle
Friday Fun: Water Calligraphy on a Tricycle
Nicholas Hanna, an installation and media artist working in Beijing, premiered his water calligraphy device during Beijing Design Week this month. Mounted on a tricycle, the device mimics the Chinese performing art of writing calligraphy on the ground with water. ...
Friday Fun: Painting Favelas in Rio de Janeiro
Friday Fun: Painting Favelas in Rio de Janeiro
Dutch artistic duo Haas&Hahn worked with local residents to create a piece of art out of painted favelas, or informal housing settlements, in Brazil. The duo attempted the piece to counter the negative coverage and imagery of the favelas in Rio de ...
Friday Fun: Cars Paint Roads
Friday Fun: Cars Paint Roads
Iepe Rubingh, a Dutch artist, transformed a busy intersection in Berlin into a public art piece. “Painting Reality” is composed of bikers spilling liters of environmentally friendly and water-based paint in the path of moving traffic. Once spilled into the ...
Cartoons Communicate Climate Change
Cartoons Communicate Climate Change
Goethe Institute’s sustainable cities project recruited Taiwanese cartoonists to artfully communicate the realities of climate change to the public. Joining comic artists from China, Japan, South Korea and Germany, the Taiwanese artists will be part of a yearlong project, “The ...
TheCityFix Picks, June 10: Chicago's BRT, Solar-Powered Trains, Vision Zero
TheCityFix Picks, June 10: Chicago's BRT, Solar-Powered Trains, Vision Zero
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...