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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Art Of Public Space

Luna Park recently sent me an article from the Nation published in the fall of 2009 after NYC had begun its little traffic experiment in Times Square. I had not seen the article before and thought it appropriate for the PublicAdCampaign site. What I find interesting is the authors understanding that in order to create a worthwhile and healthy public environment we must enlist both artists and the public in the physical creation of that space. He intuitively understands that in order for a public to enage a public space they must feel able to participate in its creation. This creative input is what draws them in both physically and psychologically. Read the full article [Here]

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