Fitchburg MA is an amazing place to start a project.
Several groups in the city were looking for creative ways to engage the community.
I found some great projects online that we adapted for our little corner of the world!
THE INSIDE OUT PROJECT - Fitchburg "North of Main" Action
"On March 2, 2011, JR won the TED prize at the TED Conference in Long Beach, California, and called for the creation of a global participatory art project with the potential to change the world. This project is called INSIDE OUT.
Inspired by JR’s large‐format street "pastings", INSIDE OUT gives everyone the opportunity to share their portrait and make a statement for what they stand for. It is a global platform for people to share their untold stories and transform messages of personal identity into works of public art.
Each INSIDE OUT group action around the world is documented, archived and exhibited online. Over 260,000 people have participated in 129 countries. The INSIDE OUT project has traveled from Ecuador to Nepal, from Mexico to Palestine, inspiring group actions on varied themes such as hope, diversity, gender-based violence, climate change..."
More images from the Sentinel and Enterprise Click here.
Such a simple idea! With this project, my goal was to make sure that the artists were ll paid fairly for their work.
Main Street Video Wall
Before I Die / Antes De Morir
An interactive chalkboard wall inspired by and authorized by artist Candy Chang.
Find more about the project here:
An amazing team of volunteers!