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SERVICE MEDIA: Community as Collaborator

How can artists engage others beyond the accepted aesthetic norms of public art? This engaging and collaborative form of public art, which I call "service media," is very different from typical group object-building art workshops, not to mention the simple plopping of a statue on the square. And it is gaining ground.

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What is art in public places?

Art in Public Places: It is useful to distinguish art in public places — art simply placed in a public setting — from “public art,” a practice that thoughtfully and effectively considers the context for art in public.

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