Cavernous abandoned warehouses. Shuttered turn-of-the-century storefronts. Skeletons of ancient churches. Chances are you’ve seen one of these corpses, not on The Walking Dead, but on the streets of your hometown. The thought that usually follows is “Why doesn’t someone DO something with that?”
Photo by Rose Culpepper, age 2.75 years.
"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?"
Henry David Thoreau
The historic Palace of Fine Arts will serve as the location for this year’s Spring Show, Wednesday, May 22 which is a first for the Academy of Art University at this San Francisco landmark.
Ohio Northern University senior design students from Professor Brit Rowe's Advanced Visual Communication Design class created a Grafik Intervention in Ada, Ohio on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Chances are good that you drive past at least one empty building or abandoned lot in Ada everyday. But how often do you stop to think about the history of that space or what can be done with it in the future? For one group of ONU senior design students, the empty building and lots in town have taken on a new life in the form of a unique public art project they will be displaying this week.
Image from student research showing an historical overview of Ada with the two locations of the Ada Grafik Intervention circled in red.
Northern Arizona University students in the Visual Communication Program from Kimberly Mitchell's Environmental Graphic Design class created a Grafik Intervention in Flagstaff, Arizona on Friday, May 3, 2013.