In For the Love of Cities, I write about the Philadelphia Love Letter project by artist Steve Powers and the Philly Mural Arts program. With the success of that project, other cities have been asking Powers to work with them. Here is his latest work in Syracuse. Note in the video how he uses a community engagement process to really understand what people love about their city. And the result is wonderful!
More photos of painted benches which started out as a $500 project idea in January.
The bench project in Cocoa Village is underway. Artists have begun painting benches in the Riverfront Park area of the Village. Keep an eye out for an unveiling event in the next couple of weeks for the benches. http://www.cocoamainstreet.org/#!cocoa-village-artworks/ctsu
A $500 project from Cocoa, FL materializes. Well done!
Similar to the RainWorks project in Seattle. Cool stuff!
Boston's sidewalks are covered in secret poems you can only see when it rains.
Wonderful and historic love note for Rotterdam.
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