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DE-EPAJobs

For my change project, I started a satirical job search website to show the many job opportunities that defunding the EPA would create. Clicking on job links would direct to different pages that talk about the impacts of health from

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DE-EPAJobs

For my change project, I started a satirical job search website to show the many job opportunities that defunding the EPA would create. Clicking on job links would direct to different pages that talk about the impacts of health from

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CP Documentation for Travelling Lungs

Travelling Lungs was my place and participation project aimed at spreading awareness to the air quality issues within Pittsburgh. This past year, Pittsburgh received a failing grade for its air quality by the American Lung Association and was ranked the

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CP Documentation for Travelling Lungs

Travelling Lungs was my place and participation project aimed at spreading awareness to the air quality issues within Pittsburgh. This past year, Pittsburgh received a failing grade for its air quality by the American Lung Association and was ranked the

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Change Proposal

For my change project, I want to create a fake job search organization/website that will list the numerous opportunities available for Americans due to budget cuts on the EPA and less regulations on corporations. See more: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1vlcoXdvPnLyelnb7n8JJKMW16VXsWpqrFvIYu0K5DZ4/edit?usp=sharing

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Change Proposal

For my change project, I want to create a fake job search organization/website that will list the numerous opportunities available for Americans due to budget cuts on the EPA and less regulations on corporations. See more: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1vlcoXdvPnLyelnb7n8JJKMW16VXsWpqrFvIYu0K5DZ4/edit?usp=sharing

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Change Reference #3

Lorna Jordan’s “‘Waterworks Gardens’ is an environmental artwork that naturally treats stormwater, enhances an on-site wetland, provides garden rooms, and creates eight acres of new open space for public use.” Stormwater treatment ponds and wetlands together form an earth/water sculpture

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Change Reference #3

Lorna Jordan’s “‘Waterworks Gardens’ is an environmental artwork that naturally treats stormwater, enhances an on-site wetland, provides garden rooms, and creates eight acres of new open space for public use.” Stormwater treatment ponds and wetlands together form an earth/water sculpture

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Change Reference #2

Greg Neimeyer has created an interactive game called Black Cloud which aims to bridge the gap between people’s perceptions of pollution issues and the human behavior that causes them. “We have a lot of statistics about pollution and global warming, but

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Change Reference #2

Greg Neimeyer has created an interactive game called Black Cloud which aims to bridge the gap between people’s perceptions of pollution issues and the human behavior that causes them. “We have a lot of statistics about pollution and global warming, but

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Change Reference #1

The Lagoon Cycle, by Helen and Newton Harrison, is a portable 350 ft long mural containing fifty sections of examining processes and linkages between food production and watersheds. It contains photographs, collage, performance, and poetry, and investigates the land use

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Change Reference #1

The Lagoon Cycle, by Helen and Newton Harrison, is a portable 350 ft long mural containing fifty sections of examining processes and linkages between food production and watersheds. It contains photographs, collage, performance, and poetry, and investigates the land use

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Contextual Analysis

There are 5 locations that I am thinking of doing within Pittsburgh in addition to areas nearer to plants (these will be decided after more research about areas and modes of transportation): Downtown, Point State Park, Squirrel Hill Area (between

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Contextual Analysis

There are 5 locations that I am thinking of doing within Pittsburgh in addition to areas nearer to plants (these will be decided after more research about areas and modes of transportation): Downtown, Point State Park, Squirrel Hill Area (between

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Participation Reference 3

Pablo Hulguera is a New York based artist whose work stretches across many topics and disciplines (history, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, ethnography, memory and the absurd) (installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance). His interests as educator and artist often

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Participation Reference 3

Pablo Hulguera is a New York based artist whose work stretches across many topics and disciplines (history, pedagogy, sociolinguistics, ethnography, memory and the absurd) (installation, sculpture, photography, drawing, socially engaged art and performance). His interests as educator and artist often

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Participation Reference 2

“Flatbread Society” is a permanent public art project made by Futurefarmers in Oslo, Norway in the form of a Bakehouse and a grainfield. The Bakehouse has a multi-functional oven and is housed by a structure made of glass that “facilitates

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Participation Reference 2

“Flatbread Society” is a permanent public art project made by Futurefarmers in Oslo, Norway in the form of a Bakehouse and a grainfield. The Bakehouse has a multi-functional oven and is housed by a structure made of glass that “facilitates

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Participation Reference 1

Recolecciones by Mel Chin This is an artwork integrated into the Martin Luther King Jr. Library commissioned by the San Jose Public Art Program. There are 33 artworks around the library and are meant to “pay homage to the Library’s book

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Participation Reference 1

Recolecciones by Mel Chin This is an artwork integrated into the Martin Luther King Jr. Library commissioned by the San Jose Public Art Program. There are 33 artworks around the library and are meant to “pay homage to the Library’s book

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Participation Proposal

This project is a continuation of my place project in which the end goal is to promote more awareness towards the air quality in Pittsburgh, initiating public conversations with people and residents of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh consistently gets an F rating

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Participation Proposal

This project is a continuation of my place project in which the end goal is to promote more awareness towards the air quality in Pittsburgh, initiating public conversations with people and residents of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh consistently gets an F rating

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Place Reference 4

Smog Free Tower is the world’s largest “vacuum cleaner” created by Studio Roosegarde in Beijing, China. It’s 23′ tall and sucks in 30,000 m^3 of polluted air/hr. It returns clean air and compresses pollutants (from 1000 m^3 of polluted air)

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Place Reference 4

Smog Free Tower is the world’s largest “vacuum cleaner” created by Studio Roosegarde in Beijing, China. It’s 23′ tall and sucks in 30,000 m^3 of polluted air/hr. It returns clean air and compresses pollutants (from 1000 m^3 of polluted air)

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Place Proposal

Introduction: While doing my case study for Tuesday at Schenley Park (this is not my place!), the main social observations that kept coming up were that frequenters were mainly at the park to exercise. Most visitors were on their own

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Place Proposal

Introduction: While doing my case study for Tuesday at Schenley Park (this is not my place!), the main social observations that kept coming up were that frequenters were mainly at the park to exercise. Most visitors were on their own

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Location Observations

The location I visited was Hollow Run Trail along the Phipps Run stream, which filters into Panther Hollow Lake. I walked along Hollow Run Trail starting from the underpass under Panther Hollow Trail (under the Tura Bridge) and followed the

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Location Observations

The location I visited was Hollow Run Trail along the Phipps Run stream, which filters into Panther Hollow Lake. I walked along Hollow Run Trail starting from the underpass under Panther Hollow Trail (under the Tura Bridge) and followed the

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Place Reference 3

Buster Simpson creates public, ecological art sometimes site specific and all work to solve some environmental problem. They are created to be “idea kits” to make systems of storage and recycling creative and flexible. A group of these projects capture and reuse

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Place Reference 3

Buster Simpson creates public, ecological art sometimes site specific and all work to solve some environmental problem. They are created to be “idea kits” to make systems of storage and recycling creative and flexible. A group of these projects capture and reuse

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Place Reference 2

Stacy Levy’s art is concerned with the invisible processes of the natural world and creating place through these processes as they take on a mapping role. The mechanical workings of nature become a space for the viewer. For example, her work Hidden

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Place Reference 2

Stacy Levy’s art is concerned with the invisible processes of the natural world and creating place through these processes as they take on a mapping role. The mechanical workings of nature become a space for the viewer. For example, her work Hidden

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Place Reference 1

Ulrike Arnold converts canvases to physical places when she uses pigments taken from the ground and uses them directly as her paint in a process she calls “regional painting.” These pieces feel very precious and have a huge sense of

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Place Reference 1

Ulrike Arnold converts canvases to physical places when she uses pigments taken from the ground and uses them directly as her paint in a process she calls “regional painting.” These pieces feel very precious and have a huge sense of

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No P

No Parking next to the fire hydrant.

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No P

No Parking next to the fire hydrant.

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One Shot Intervention Reference 3

Slinkachu creates miniature scenes of people that are site specific and often involve everyday objects that indicate the size and scale of the people. These are humorous and playful scenes themselves, recreating everyday scenes and activities in a small little

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One Shot Intervention Reference 3

Slinkachu creates miniature scenes of people that are site specific and often involve everyday objects that indicate the size and scale of the people. These are humorous and playful scenes themselves, recreating everyday scenes and activities in a small little

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One Shot Intervention Reference 2

Sheep Station is a gas station (Getty station) revamped to have a sheep farm exhibition. The station was conceived by Michael Shvo and has an atmosphere of ironic humor as its goal was to bring exhibitions to a large, broad

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One Shot Intervention Reference 2

Sheep Station is a gas station (Getty station) revamped to have a sheep farm exhibition. The station was conceived by Michael Shvo and has an atmosphere of ironic humor as its goal was to bring exhibitions to a large, broad

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One Shot Intervention Reference 1

Michael Pederson is a street artist who creates witty street signs and other cheeky and clever interventions which bring attention to often overlooked aspects of public life such as a roped off, “exhibited” dandelion puff, miniature cones framing street trash,

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One Shot Intervention Reference 1

Michael Pederson is a street artist who creates witty street signs and other cheeky and clever interventions which bring attention to often overlooked aspects of public life such as a roped off, “exhibited” dandelion puff, miniature cones framing street trash,

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