From physical and experiential interventions to the challenges of opening a conversation with a stranger, artists and designers address issues of safety and comfort in the spaces we share.

Heightened Perception

An artist introduces pedestrians to the city–without using sight | Carmen Papalia, Vancouver + more locations

A Shift Toward Trust

Addressing harassment and sexual assault | Jasmeen Patheja, Bangalore, India

The Walkway

An architectural firm simulates the experience of a busy street | Marshall Moya Design, Washington, D.C.

Security Risk to Flying Fish

Sculpture fills atrium to enhance security | Larry Kirkland, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Revolutionary Art

Artists raise their voices for justice | Ferguson, Missouri