Travels to New York City Via Instagram

October 21, 2013



It may be my backyard, but whenever I’m in New York City I like to view it as though I’m visiting it for the first time. Join me on a visual and virtual journey to one of my favorite cities. … Read More...

Artist Spins a Yarn With Parisian Street Art

July 28, 2013


Move over perpetrators of urban graffiti, yarn and lego bombing, and even the pothole gardener!  

Artist Juliana Santacruz Herrera wove a tale in the streets of Paris to call attention to the city’s many potholes in need of repair.




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SeedTabs Get You Growing With Your Morning Coffee

May 16, 2013


Grab your morning cup of coffee, then toss some seeds on your way to work. San Francisco company SeedTabs is collaborating with local java spots to sell little folded packets of organic seeds they hope will inspire people to spread … Read More...

Guerrilla Gardener Plants Human Rights Statements

April 1, 2013

On Fairfield Road, London, for Dallas.

In the past week while the US Supreme Court debated the future of same-sex marriage, 2.7 million Facebook users exchanged their profile avatars for the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) pink-on-red equal sign. This morning Read More...

Urban Hacktivism Reinventing Public Spaces

January 14, 2013

Florian Rivière, Wheelbench, Vienna, September 2012

You might call Florian Rivière a guerrilla urbanist. Much in the way guerrilla gardeners take possession of underutilized, sometimes offbeat, public spaces to plant gardens, Rivière–a self-proclained “urban hacktivist”– reinvents and diverts public spaces … Read More...

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