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The News on Sunday

Farahnaz Zahidi

26 March 2017

Karachi, Pakistan

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Collecting movies shot on cellphones, the Mera Karachi Mobile Cinema captures every day life in Karachi as seen through its residents. The films are projected in non-traditional spaces for Karachi residents as well as...

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Jen Kinney

9 September 2016

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

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Collaborations between artists and scientists can lead to unique, engaging, and educational programming highlighting important issues. In Indianapolis, the StreamLines collaboration highlighted issues related to city ...

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Eleanor Klibanoff

24 August 2016

United States

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Urban decay has left a "physical legacy" of past economic hardships in cities. Many cities across the world are now implementing programs that promote public art that rebuilds and reimagines neighborhoods.

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Gregory Scruggs

19 January 2016

El Paso, Texas, United States

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Art installations create spaces that can bring together members of diverse communities. Using the motif of urban design on the US-Mexico border, professors at Texas Tech in El Paso created an installation that also se...

Yes! Magazine

Jen Marlowe

12 January 2016

Palestine

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Mohammed al-Saedi painted the corridors of his neighborhood with beautiful bright colors to create a sense of hope amidst the chaos that surrounds the life of Palestinians who live in the Gaza Strip. He is not alone. ...

Yes! Magazine

Araz Hachadourian

26 August 2015

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Alleys in Seattle were once places of illicit, illegal, and unsanitary activity. The International Sustainability Institute in Seattle began organizing music and art events to bring in people, which, in turn, cleaned-...

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Mike Lydon

20 April 2015

Dallas, Texas, United States

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A Dallas urban neighborhood was dilapidated with abandoned storefronts and offered no vitality for pedestrians. A group of artists and community members created Build a Better Block, in which local artisans and small...

Pacific Standard

Tanya Paperny

14 April 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Memorials are being created at rapid rates these days, but they seem to lack a long-term effect on the public. The Chicago Torture Justice Memorials project seeks to change this pattern by putting out an international...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

18 June 2014

Dallas, Texas, United States

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The Oak Cliff neighborhood in Dallas suffered from recession-closed businesses and crime. Then community members used placemaking, in which people shaped their own environment to improve the quality of life, and the c...

The Guardian

Rowan Moore

3 August 2013

London, United Kingdom

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Pop-ups, temporary constructions intended to enliven public places, can often be used as temporary structures and events as marketing tools, and as camouflage for their larger and less charming permanent developments....

The Chicago Reader

Deanna Isaacs

16 September 2010

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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A Chicago Alderman experimented with participatory budgeting, where residents decide how some of their tax money will be spent, by allowing 49th Ward residents to determine how to spend $1.3 million in the district. R...

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