How The Artist Can Change. Making a Difference. Change \ ˈchānj \. verb: To make radically different To make a shift from one to another To undergo a modification. Juxtaposition [ juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uhn ].
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How The Artist Can Change
Making a Difference
To make radically different
To make a shift from one to another
To undergo a modification
an act or instance of placing closetogether or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
is any art developed in public— that is, "in the streets"
Street art can be a powerful platform for reaching the public
the abolishment of private property
Reclaiming the Streets
MagdaSayeg, founder of Knitta Please, began by taking knitting out of the home and into the streets. The simple juxtaposition of this woven material placed within an urban environment has inspired a new generation of knitters who no longer view function as the sole purpose for knitting.
“This new approach to knitting questions the assumptions of a traditional craft while adding a previously unused material to the world of street art.”
Why Create Street Art?
“Response to the dehumanizing qualities of an urban environment. By inserting handmade art in a landscape of concrete and steel, she adds a human quality that otherwise rarely exists.”
Patching WWII damage with Legos.
“Even if only temporarily and symbolically – using this sometimes controversial juxtaposition of new and old, and the unity that it brings to onlookers who stop to help.”
“Also it leaves a positive imprint in people’s mind. As long as kids play, adults will build walls. And those wall break. Let’s patch them up with colorful plastic pieces. Life is serious, so that makes playing sometimes even more important.”
it's a bright and cheery way to improve on otherwise dreary conditions.
The juxtaposition of colorful organic lines and shapes against the grey urban setting is brilliant.
In your group you will select a location inside or outside of BHHS
(I must approve the location before you begin)
As a group you must assign specific jobs for each member
You will be CHANGING the location of your choice
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