Tag: street art

#Academicfictions: Nina was here

Clare Maxwell , February 17th, 2021

“Miss Nina, time to wake up! First bus leaves in half an hour!” Nina opened her eyes halfway, and nodded assent. “OK honey, I’ll check on you in…


Banksy’s Donkey

standplaatswereld , October 27th, 2018

By Peter Versteeg In 2007 street artist Banksy organized a project called Santa’s Ghetto in the city of Bethlehem, where international artists would work on the (‘security’ or…

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Do Instagram And Flickr Shape the Art of the Revolution?

MPeterson , December 12th, 2017

Is Instagram a significant factor in how Egyptian artists used street art to protest the revolution? How about Flickr? My sense, based on all the recent books and…


‘This House Is Occupied’: Demolition Politics in the Belgian ‘spookstad’ of Doel

Kaeleigh Herstad , April 3rd, 2017

Last week I visited the small ghost town (“spookstad” in Dutch) of Doel in northwest Belgium. Doel has been at the center of an international controversy for the…

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Getting to Know Gratiot

Kaeleigh Herstad , August 13th, 2015

Gratiot Avenue is one of Detroit’s 5 original main avenues (along with Woodward, Michigan, Jefferson, and Grand River) that branch out from downtown like the spokes of a…

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Lincoln Street Art Park: ‘Teaching Reuse Through Art’

Kaeleigh Herstad , August 6th, 2015

I visited the Lincoln Street Art Park south of New Center in Detroit a few times in the last week (as I researched it, I kept realizing I must’ve…

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