Author Archives: StrangeMakings

A 30 Minute Walk Around

Maja Lascano (Buenos Aries, Argentina) The artist dresses herself in a costume she created.  Then she walks, transforming moments into artistic actions through improvisation. majalascano.com.ar

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Are You Good?

Leena Kejriwal (Calcutta, India) Posters inspired by a vintage clothing store on 23rd Street (epitomizing femininity) are given to female passersby asking the question, “Are You Good?” The artist hopes to make the female reader think on the different angles … Continue reading

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Our Every Breath Is Counted: Breathing Portraits

Jessica Houston (Montreal, Canada) Since 2005 the artist has asked strangers on the street to breathe and to hold their breath. It’s an exchange between strangers, a moment of contemplation of the now, and of life & death. jessicahouston.net

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23rd and 2030

Bill Gaylord (Seattle, Washington) This action/performance is to engage people above & below the street to think about place & time at the intersection of 23rd and the year 2030, a significant year in the goals of climate change. gglo.com

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What Time

Magdalena Firlag (Warsaw, Poland) This performance asks people a simple question, “What time is it?” or “Do you have the time?” to bring attention to other fundamental questions about self. magdalena.blogspot.com

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To Get Lucky

Krists Ernstsons (Donetsk, Ukraine) A fire hydrant is used as street furniture-seat! Please sit here and be photographed if you want to get lucky! A prize to be won. izolyatsia.org

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Mahihkan_Timber Wolf

Jason Baerg (Toronto, Canada) Using droplets of green liquid watercolour, the artist will create the image of the Timber Wolf on each of the four corners of 23rd Street and Fifth Avenue. The meditative act intends to honour the past, present and future … Continue reading

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