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Looking for love again | A creative community project in Alaska

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‘Looking for Love Again’ is a community development project implemented by the Taiwanese American artist Candy Chang who was invited on 2011 by the Alaska Design Forum to create a public art project on the tallest building in Fairbanks city. The Polaris Building, a landmark of downtown Fairbanks, was during the past an apartment complex, then a hotel, and now it has been abandoned for more than a decade. continue reading

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Before I die I want to… #followcreative

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Today I present another project by Candy Chang. An interesting installation on a side of an abandoned house in her neighborhood in New Orleans. She transformed it  into a giant chalkboard where residents could  fill in the blank and remember what is important to them in life. The project is also about turning a neglected space into a constructive one where we can learn the hopes and aspirations of the people around us. continue reading

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I Wish This Was…, interesante proyecto creativo para soñar otra ciudad

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Os presento el proyecto I Wish This Was…de la artista Candy Chang que se autodefine como ‘public installation artist, designer, urban planner, and co-founder of Civic Center who likes to make cities more comfortable for people‘.

Este es un proyecto que lleva a cabo en su barrio de Nueva Orleans, donde mediante el diseño de unas sencillas pegatinas crea un elemento de comunicación para que los vecinos expresen sus deseos en los edificios y solares vacíos o abandonados (una especie de what if .. analógico) sigue leyendo