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July 1, 2015

Winner! 2nd International Award for Public Art

"Talk to Me" project receives award at "Cities in a Climate of Change" conference in Auckland, New Zealand

The public art project “Talk to Me” received the International Award for Public Art on July 1, 2015 at the Cities in a Climate of Change: Public Art and Environmental and Social Ecologies conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference brings together artists, curators, urban planners, architects and museum directors from around the world to discuss art and … Read More

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July 1, 2015

Conflict Kitchen

Finalist: 2nd International Award for Public Art

Conflict Kitchen was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Located within the park surrounding the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, Conflict Kitchen is both a restaurant and a socially engaged public art project that serves cuisine from countries with which the United States is in conflict. The project, created by Jon Rubin … Read More

July 1, 2015

Labyrinth and Cabins of Argelaguer

Finalist: 2nd International Award for Public Art

Labyrinth and Cabins of Argelaguer was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Josep Pujiula i Vila is a self-taught artist who, driven by personal passion, created a monumental artwork that has become central to the shared public identity of his village Girona in Spain. Vila received no underwriting, sponsorships, or funding … Read More

July 1, 2015

Kai Tak River Green Corridor

Finalist: 2nd International Award for Public Art

Kai Tak River Green Corridor was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Wallace Ping Hung Chang’s Kai Tak River Green Corridor (KTRGC) project brings environmental awareness and action to what used to be one of the most polluted stretches of water in Hong Kong. By staging participatory art projects along the … Read More

July 1, 2015

Makoko Floating School

Finalist: 2nd International Award for Public Art

Makoko Floating School was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Makoko Floating School is a prototype floating structure, built for the historic waterfront community of Makoko, located on the lagoon heart of Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. In 2011, Kunlé Adeyemi took on the challenge of creating classrooms for impoverished waterfront communities … Read More

July 1, 2015

The Geometry of Conscience

Finalist: 2nd International Award for Public Art

The Geometry of Conscience was a finalist for the 2nd International Award for Public Art. Artist Alfredo Jaar created a radically different type of memorial for the victims of the 17-year Pinochet military dictatorship. Housed on the grounds of Santiago’s Museum of Memory and Human Rights, the memorial is situated underground. Access to the memorial … Read More