{ Raining Poetry } Bringing Poetry Into the Everyday Lives of the Unsuspecting

Check out this delight inducing urban intervention for rainy days from Mass Poetry in Boston. Raining Poetry is a beautiful and simple idea (though you need some biodegradable water-repellent spray to execute it), which aims to bring poetry into public space. Using a biodegradable water-repellent spray and stencils made by local artists, the city’s Mural…

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{ BenchesCollective } Using the Public Bench as a Tool for Experimentation, Community Engagement & Placemaking

Delighted to discover The Netherlands’ based BenchesCollective, which transforms the ubiquitous street bench into a tool for community engagement, and for building empathy and mutual understanding within neighborhoods. The idea behind the BenchesCollective initiative is to spark public interactions that otherwise might not take place. It provides space for strangers to sit down together and…

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