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A Grand Idea To Revitalize A City, Using Living Art

A Grand Idea To Revitalize A City, Using Living Art | actions de concertation citoyenne | Scoop.it

 

David Lagé believes that East Buffalo needs a bit of TLC. The Brooklyn-based architect established Terrainsvagues as a type of think-tank for discussions around the plight of vacant plots that have popped up in cities grappling with their less-than-bustling, post-industrial realities.
For Art Farms, its first initiative, Lagé teamed up with co-curator Andrea Salvini to revitalize the upstate Rust Belt region from the earth up.

Lagé and Salvini believe that the element of engagement will deepen a connection between residents and new local cooperatives establishing community gardens at vacant lots. They enlisted five local artists to create free-standing sculptures for three established locales: Wilson Street Urban Farm, Cold Spring Farm, and Michigan Street Farm with a single stipulation: Their site-specific works must somehow, someway support agricultural activity...


Via Lauren Moss, Jandira Feijó
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Emilie Wacogne's curator insight, February 27, 2013 8:15 AM

La revitalisation de la "Rust Belt" américaine par l'Art...

Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, June 1, 2013 7:53 AM

Improving the liveability of places can involve engaging the community - street art and unique installations can be effective in achieving this.



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Les Urbainculteurs déplorent la fermeture d'esprit envers le jardinage urbain

Les Urbainculteurs déplorent la fermeture d'esprit envers le jardinage urbain | actions de concertation citoyenne | Scoop.it
À la suite des cas d’interdiction visant des potagers urbains à Drummondville et à Québec (SMA), les Urbainculteurs déplorent l’attitude des municipalités concernées et continuent...

Via Raphael Souchier, Marie Defrance, Communiqu'Ethique
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Lars Peter Eriksen's comment, March 31, 2013 8:18 AM
Débiles ces municipalités, ici on distribue des poules pour recycler les épluchures et on met des ruches sur les toits