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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

How The Artist Can Change

Making a Difference

Change ch nj



To make radically different

To make a shift from one to another

To undergo a modification

Juxtaposition juhk stuh puh zish uhn

Juxtaposition [juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uhn]

an act or instance of placing closetogether or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.

How the artist can change

Street Art

is any art developed in public— that is, "in the streets"

Street art can be a powerful platform for reaching the public

Culture jamming

the abolishment of private property

Reclaiming the Streets

Who ishknits


Who knitta please

Who:Knitta Please

How the artist can change

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.

How the artist can change

“This new approach to knitting questions the assumptions of a traditional craft while adding a previously unused material to the world of street art.”

How the artist can change

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.”

-knitta please

Jan vormann

Jan Vormann

Dispatchwork Group

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.”

-Jan Vormann

How the artist can change

“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.”

-Jan Vormann

Juliana santacruz herrara

Juliana SantacruzHerrara

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.

How the artist can change




How the artist can change




How the artist can change

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



T-shirts/ fabric



Knitting needles

Crochet hooks


Rotary Cutter

Cutting Mats



Hot Glue Gun


Fabric Glue

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