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Pothole gardens in urban London

Feb 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Artworks, Featured articles, Installations

A nice take on urban gardening; converting potholes into miniature gardens…


don’t look at me with those anime eyes

Aug 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured articles, Wearable art

Spotted on zoomdoggle – although these slightly larger than normal eyes look like a bit of photoshop magic, they’re actually extra-wide contact lenses. These are made by a variety of companies including Geo and Dueba, and cost $US30-$50 per pair. Novelty lenses are nothing new, but I found this big eyed, not-quite human look (that’s […]


drive-in movies – C21 style

Jul 4th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured articles, HowTo, Performances

Although this might look like it’s drifting away from live performance somewhat, bear with me… For a couple of years now I’ve been intrigued by the idea of portable audiovisual units and the MobMov manaifesto sets out one way of making those dreams into reality. I loved the idea of showing old cartoons from the […]


temporary graffiti

Jun 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Artworks, Featured articles

I spent part of today thinking about chalk and marketing; wondering if a graffiti campaign would work for the Catapult festival. It wouldn’t have to be very complicated… Julian Beever …just a simple statement along the lines of Arthur Stace’s Eternity: I think the spiral from the catapult logo would be perfect – not too […]


road art

Jun 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Artworks, Featured articles, HowTo

Browsing through flickr today I came across this interesting image: Unicycle Lane It’s a lane marker in Portland. Apparently they have a whole bunch of interesting images on their roads. You can see some on Joe Biel’s mini-documentary, “Martinis in the Bike Lane” (there’s a short version here on YouTube). Of course, this started me […]


Swings in the street

Jun 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured articles, Installations, Lead articles

taking the park to the people. This idea goes a step beyond guerrilla benching (reported by space hijackers back in 2006). This project is a study into different ways of bringing play back into public space. It focuses on ways of incorporating incidental play in the public realm by not so much as having separate […]