Author Archive for Cheryl Gladu

Animal Estates, by Fritz Haeg and collaborators

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Artist: Fritz Haeg and collaborators Title: Animal Estates Year created: 2008-ongoing Locations: Rotterdam and  Utrecht, The Netherlands, London, England, Cleveland, Ohio, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, California,Cambridge, Massachusetts, Austin, Texas, New York, New York. Materials: various What is the piece’s impact? In addition to events and exhibitions meant to raise awareness…

PARAsite, by Michael Rakowitz

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Artist:Michael Rakowitz Title: PARAsite Year created: 1998 – ongoing Location: various urban sites in Boston, New York City, Baltimore & Berlin, Materials: trash bags, ZipLoc bags, and clear waterproof packing tape. What is the piece’s impact? Provides legal shelter to those…

The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler

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Artist: Eve Ensler Title: The Vagina Monologues Year created:1994 Location: Global Materials: theatre What is the piece’s impact? What started as a play has evolved into a global movement, now called V-Day. Volunteers put on this play and proceeds support anti-violence…

Rane-Char, by Dr. Daro Montag

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Artist: Dr. Daro Montag Title: Rane-Char  Year created: 2009 Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, UK Materials: Carcoal What is the piece’s impact? The piece involves the creation and distribution of “Bio-char,” which is a “fine grained, highly porous charcoal that helps soils retain…