Tag Archive for community building

Intersection Repair, City Repair

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Organization: City Repair Title: Intersection Repair Year created: group founded in 1996 Location: Portland, OR Materials: Various, e.g. paint and sculpture. What is the piece’s impact? The project has led to the transformation of intersections into more vibrant public spaces.…

Guarana Power, by Superflex

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Artist Group: Superflex Title: Guarana Power Year created: 2003 Location: Maués in the Brasilian Amazon Materials: Guarana, counter branding What is the piece’s impact? The Artist group worked in collaboration with a Guarana growers cooperative from Maués in the Brasilian Amazon, in order…

National Dance Company of Ghana

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Organization: National Dance Company of Ghana Title:  Various pieces Year: founded in 1962 Location: Ghana, touring internationally Materials: Dance, music What is the organization’s impact? The primary goal of the organization is to earn money for the nation and to train instructors to go abroad…

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…

Playback Theatre

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Concept:  Playback Theatre Year created: 1975-ongoing Location: Global – it is practiced in over 50 countries (source). Materials: interactive, improvisational theatre, What is the piece’s impact? Audience members share moments from their lives with the audience, and then watch it played…

The Creative Learning Workshop

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Artists: Lou Rizzolo and Nobel Schuler Title: The Creative Learning Workshop   Year created: 2002 Location: Western Michigan University, USA Materials: drawing, inflatable drawing surface, What is the piece’s impact? This was a program geared towards children, whereby  participants develop “Self-Scapes,”…