Rainworks!

Thema: Rain-activated positive messages and art. Beschreibung: Rainworks are positive messages and art that appear when it rains. Their purpose: To make people smile on rainy days. We make rainworks to give people a reason to look forward to rainy days! It’s going to rain anyway. Why not do something fun with it? Each rainwork … Weiterlesen

Tube Tongues

Thema: A map showing which languages are most common at every tube station in London. Beschreibung: Each tube station has a circle coloured by, after English, the language most spoken by locals. The area of the circle is proportional to the percentage that speak this language – so a circle where 10% of local people … Weiterlesen

Books about Town

Thema: Honouring London’s literary heritage. Beschreibung: The National Literacy Trust is working with Wild in Art to bring Books about Town to the streets of London in summer 2014. Trails of benches shaped as open books, decorated by professional illustrators and local artists, will appear for the public to enjoy. It will be a unique … Weiterlesen

Beijing’s Reverse Vending Machines

Thema: A reverse vending machine, which rewards users coins in exchange for their empty plastic bottles. Beschreibung: Ten such machines, the size of big refrigerators, are expected to appear at major subways and bus stops within the Fourth Ring Road of the capital, turning trash into treasure while encouraging the public to recycle and sort … Weiterlesen

Ghost Bikes

Thema: Small and somber memorials for bicyclists who were killed or hit on the street. Beschreibung: A bicycle is painted all white and locked to a street sign near the crash site, accompanied by a small plaque. They serve as reminders of the tragedy that took place on an otherwise anonymous street corner, and as … Weiterlesen

Street Yogis

Thema: Streetart – inspired by Slinkachu. Beschreibung: Sie turnen auf Berliner Straßenschildern herum, sofern die Launen der Natur oder eines Mitmenschen sie nicht herunterholen. Rund 350 der Figuren hat ihr Schöpfer, der Yoga-Lehrer Josef Foos, gebastelt, seit ihn 2009 eine Geschichte im Tagesspiegel über den Londoner Künstler Slinkachu auf die Idee brachte. Ort: Berlin, Deutschland … Weiterlesen

Krasnale – die Zwerge von Wrocław

Thema: Stadtkunst Beschreibung: As the dwarves of Wrocław are the inherent part of the urban landscape and close friends of the inhabitants, almost nobody asks where they came from. The answer is neither simple nor unambiguous and the only person to know it for sure is the Papa Dwarf but there are a couple of … Weiterlesen