PARAsite, by Michael Rakowitz


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


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


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…