Architecture

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…

Fogo Island Arts

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Unlike most of other projects on this site, this post looks at an organization that is leveraging the power of arts to help support the viability of a small, isolated community. Organization: Shorefast Foundation Project: Fogo Island Arts Corporation Year…

FIT (freie internationale tankstelle), by Dida Zende

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Artist: Dida Zende Title:  FIT (freie internationale tankstelle) Year created: 2003-ongoing Location: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, USA. Materials: Old gas station, curation What is the piece’s impact? Converted several abandoned gas stations into to creative spaces. Actively looking for new spaces…