Intervention

Geocruiser, by Nils Norman

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Artist: Nils Norman Title: Geocruiser  Year created: 2001 Location: UK, but it moves around. Materials: Converted bus What is the piece’s impact? Led to the creation of an open access mobile library and education centre housed in a converted bus. The library specializes in…

Time Landscape, by Alan Sonfist

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Artist: Alan Sonfist Title: Time Landscape Year created: 1965 (concept) – unveiled 1978 Location: New York City, USA Materials: Plants that were native to this area in pre-colonial times. What is the piece’s impact? “Sonfist and local community members used a palette of native…

15 Below jacket, Lida Baday and TAXI

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Designers: Lida Baday and TAXI Title:  15 Below Project Year created: 2007 Location: Canada Materials: What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the creation of a jacket to be distributed tot he homeless. The jacket waterproof and breathable and comes…

The Village of Arts and Humanities, by Lily Yeh

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Artist:Lily Yeh Title: The Village of Arts and Humanities   Year created: 1986-2004 Location: North Philadelphia, USA Materials: mosaic sculptures, murals, and landscaping with trees and flowers What is the piece’s impact? The transformation of a number of vacant lots in North Philadelphia, the engagement…

No Shop, by Thomas Matthews

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Designer: Thomas Matthews Title: No Shop  Year created: 1997 Location: London, England Materials: the design of a retail operation with nothing for sale What is the piece’s impact? The temporary piece, which was done for the group Friends for the Earth, garnered quite…

Tree Mountain, by Agnes Denes

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Artist: Agnes Denes Title: Tree Mountain – A living Timecapsule – 11,000 trees, 11,000 people, 400 years  Year created: announced in 1992, opened 1996 Location: Ylöjärvi, Finland Materials: trees, man made mountain near gravels pits What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the…