May 16, 2016
Armed with cans of spray paint, masks and gloves, a gang of septuagenarian graffiti artists are hitting the streets of Lisbon on a mission not just to add color to drab streets, but also to defy ageist stereotypes.
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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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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...
August 20, 2012
Furniture made of metal, dirt, and turf. Photo via Marine Peyre.
Who doesn’t enjoy a bit of folly, in the garden, on the street, or anywhere?
Photo via JP Charbonneau
The Festival des Jardins de Rues de Lyon (Garden Festival … Read More...