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Change Reference Post #2: AIDS Memorial Quilt

The NAME project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt is supposedly the purportedly the largest piece of community art that exists in the world today. It was officially begun by Cleve Jones, Mike Smith, and volunteers Joseph Durant, Jack Caster, Gert McMullin, Ron Cordova, Larkin

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Change Reference Post #2: AIDS Memorial Quilt

The NAME project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt is supposedly the purportedly the largest piece of community art that exists in the world today. It was officially begun by Cleve Jones, Mike Smith, and volunteers Joseph Durant, Jack Caster, Gert McMullin, Ron Cordova, Larkin

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Change Reference Post #1

  A senior design student of New York CIty’s Parson’s University, Angela Luna, created a fashion line with Syrian refugees in mind. The clothes address change in a very clever way; they act not only as wearable items, but shelters

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Change Reference Post #1

  A senior design student of New York CIty’s Parson’s University, Angela Luna, created a fashion line with Syrian refugees in mind. The clothes address change in a very clever way; they act not only as wearable items, but shelters

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Participation Context Analysis

Strangers of Pittsburgh Social: Kind of wary of other strangers Avoid eye contact In a hurry Pretty active community Some are leisurely, enjoying the outside Most are hastily trying to reach their final destination Don’t pay much attention to other people

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Participation Context Analysis

Strangers of Pittsburgh Social: Kind of wary of other strangers Avoid eye contact In a hurry Pretty active community Some are leisurely, enjoying the outside Most are hastily trying to reach their final destination Don’t pay much attention to other people

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Participation Proposal: Re-iteration of location-sentimentality

Proposal : The idea is to speak to a number of strangers about a location in Pittsburgh that holds a specific and valuable memory for them, and then to record that memory and display it in the place where it happened

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Participation Proposal: Re-iteration of location-sentimentality

Proposal : The idea is to speak to a number of strangers about a location in Pittsburgh that holds a specific and valuable memory for them, and then to record that memory and display it in the place where it happened

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Participation Reference #3: The Inside Out Project

The Inside Out Project, done by French street artist JR, is one which attempts to unite and give voice to communities. The idea is to give people from around the world to tell their stories, to show their faces, and

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Participation Reference #3: The Inside Out Project

The Inside Out Project, done by French street artist JR, is one which attempts to unite and give voice to communities. The idea is to give people from around the world to tell their stories, to show their faces, and

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Participation Reference #2: Before I Die

  “Before I Die” is an art piece/ongoing project birthed from the mind of artist Candy Chang upon losing a dear companion and experiencing deep bouts of crippling depression. In the attempt to create a space for people to anonymously

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Participation Reference #2: Before I Die

  “Before I Die” is an art piece/ongoing project birthed from the mind of artist Candy Chang upon losing a dear companion and experiencing deep bouts of crippling depression. In the attempt to create a space for people to anonymously

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Participation Reference #1 : AIDS Memorial Quilt

The NAME project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt is supposedly the purportedly the largest piece of community art that exists in the world today. It was officially begun by Cleve Jones, Mike Smith, and volunteers Joseph Durant, Jack Caster, Gert McMullin, Ron Cordova, Larkin

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Participation Reference #1 : AIDS Memorial Quilt

The NAME project’s AIDS Memorial Quilt is supposedly the purportedly the largest piece of community art that exists in the world today. It was officially begun by Cleve Jones, Mike Smith, and volunteers Joseph Durant, Jack Caster, Gert McMullin, Ron Cordova, Larkin

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Place: Nostalgia

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Place: Nostalgia

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Place: Proposal

Proposal : The idea is to speak to a number of strangers about a place in Pittsburgh that holds a specific and valuable memory for them, and then to record that memory and display it in the place where it

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Place: Proposal

Proposal : The idea is to speak to a number of strangers about a place in Pittsburgh that holds a specific and valuable memory for them, and then to record that memory and display it in the place where it

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Contextual Analysis: Hot Metal Bridge

Hot Metal Bridge Physical Monumental nature robust/strong structurally sound (and looks it) remarkably airy surrounded by and situated above water Dark steel color (representative of the steel city) Carries the weight of others Steel, brick, concrete un-gated edges Simultaneously surrounded

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Contextual Analysis: Hot Metal Bridge

Hot Metal Bridge Physical Monumental nature robust/strong structurally sound (and looks it) remarkably airy surrounded by and situated above water Dark steel color (representative of the steel city) Carries the weight of others Steel, brick, concrete un-gated edges Simultaneously surrounded

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One Shot Reference

Artist Michael Pederson (Miguel Marquez) is a Sydney,Australia, based artist who’s work majorly consists of humorous contextual street sign interventions and the like. His piece “symbol guide” is no exception to the kind of nonsensical and clever work he produces.

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One Shot Reference

Artist Michael Pederson (Miguel Marquez) is a Sydney,Australia, based artist who’s work majorly consists of humorous contextual street sign interventions and the like. His piece “symbol guide” is no exception to the kind of nonsensical and clever work he produces.

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One shot reference post

Jack Mackie’s “Dancer Series: Steps”,  is a great example of a charming and awkwardly interactive public art intervention. It stops passers by and encourages them to engage in something a little silly, but very fun for a moment, and acted as a

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One shot reference post

Jack Mackie’s “Dancer Series: Steps”,  is a great example of a charming and awkwardly interactive public art intervention. It stops passers by and encourages them to engage in something a little silly, but very fun for a moment, and acted as a

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One Shot Reference: “Swing”

“Swing” (2008) is an installation piece made by  Kamila Szejnoch which was meant to give new life to an old statue, ‘Berling Army Soldier’ erected in for a Communist propaganda. It aims to pursue a dialogue with older pieces by suggesting a

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One Shot Reference: “Swing”

“Swing” (2008) is an installation piece made by  Kamila Szejnoch which was meant to give new life to an old statue, ‘Berling Army Soldier’ erected in for a Communist propaganda. It aims to pursue a dialogue with older pieces by suggesting a

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