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Hello Bello Bench!

On the 28th March we launched “Bello” in Maboneng Precinct. Bello is a smart bench that is Wi-Fi enabled and aims to bridge the technology divide by providing free Wi-Fi in public spaces throughout the city. 142 more words

#27 Happiness is a public space with a soul

It is possible to see many graffiti in Chișinău. Some of them are made by people who are involved in street art movements (like the case in the picture), others are stencils about the language spoken in the country, which is a debate when after the soviet union they adopted the Alphabet, instead of the Cyrillic to write the Romanian language. 158 more words

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In Defense of Starbucks

My first reaction to hearing about Starbucks’ new campaign (and its embarrassingly clunky social media tie in – #racetogether) was a big, fat, resounding cringe. The accompanying media maelstrom is not the least bit surprising given the poor execution of what I feel, upon further reflection, is actually a pretty interesting idea. 330 more words

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The Statue as public art: Rhodes and our responsibility as makers of meaning

I will weigh in on the Rhodes statue as an artist, as a fervent believer in the power of art in a public space:

Everything is palimpsest, everything is intertextual. 195 more words

Identity

High Life Low Profile

High Life Low Profile, a 50 min presence and presentation of participants of MFA AKV|St.Joost, took place last sunday march 22 in NYC.

We gathered at the corner of Gansevoort St and Washington, near the entrance of the… 94 more words

On The Program

Church / Javier Carvajal, 1957

Architect Javier Carvajal, 1957, Santa María de los Ángeles (Our Lady of The Angels) Parish Church, Vitoria-Gasteiz, assemblies hall, in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Pais Vasco, Spain.

Images by Juan Coll-Barreu

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