The Wabash Lights

Thema: Putting the Public in Public Art. Beschreibung: The Wabash Lights is a site-specific light installation on the underside of the Wabash Avenue elevated train tracks in Chicago’s loop. This proposed work of public art will incorporate over 5,000 programmable LED light tubes to transform an iconic piece of Chicago infrastructure into a canvas for … Weiterlesen

#ANOTHERLIGHTUP

Thema: A project combining street art and crowd-funded community engagement. Beschreibung: The City of Cape Town supplies Monwabisi Park with free, clean water, distributed via public water taps. The ‚emtonjenis‘ (public tap spaces) have become communal gathering areas. Residents develop daily routines around necessary trips to the nearest tap. However, seeing as these spaces and … Weiterlesen

Rio de Janeiro – BAR CODES ON SIDEWALKS GIVE TOURIST INFO

Thema: Rio de Janeiro is mixing technology with tradition to provide tourists information about the city by embedding bar codes into the black and white mosaic sidewalks that are a symbol of the city. Beschreibung: The city plans to install 30 of these QR codes at beaches, vistas, and historic sites, so Rio’s approximately 2 … Weiterlesen

AMAZE. / INTERACT

Thema: South African/European Exhibition Beschreibung: The exhibition will show artistic computer games, interactive and playful installations, video documentations of public intervention and games. As South African and European culture is brought together, games and media art stands united too. Both fields open discussions, show parallels and therefore, gain new insights and knowledge. Artistic arcade games … Weiterlesen

Dead Drops

Beschreibung: ‘Dead Drops’ is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing network in public space. USB flash drives are embedded into walls, buildings and curbs accessable to anybody in public space. Everyone is invited to drop or find files on a dead drop. Plug your laptop to a wall, house or pole to share your … Weiterlesen