Tag Archive for urban revitalization

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.…

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…

Seed Bombing the Landscape, by Kathryn Miller

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Artist: Kathryn Miller Title: Seed Bombing the Landscape Year created: 1992-2001 Location: Santa Barbara, California Materials: clay, compost and local seeds. What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the growth of many seedlings. During exhibitions, seed bombs were made available for others to…

7000 Oaks, by Joseph Beuys

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Artist: Joseph Beuys Title:  7000 Eichen – Stadtverwaldung statt Stadtverwaltung (7000 Oaks – City Forestation Instead of City Administration) Year created: 1982-1987 Location: Kassel, Germany Materials: Trees, basalt stone What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the planting of seven thousand trees in Kassel.…