We highlight here some great articles we’ve read this week dealing with art, creative placemaking, and building great communities. You’re sure to find some inspiration to make your life and our community even better!
- Creating Space for Human Connection: There is great power in art: to transform lives, to provoke change, to connect people. And, if human engagement is now a luxury, then humanity needs us now more than ever.
- Remove Parking and Watch a City Bloom: Amsterdam shows how beautiful a street can be when you remove on-street car storage.
- Reviving Forgotten Alleyways: With a posse and a shared vision, you can revive neglected alleyways in your community and transform them into public spaces for everyone to enjoy.
- A Photographer’s Vision of Being an Artist and a Mother: In these photos, Annie Wang asserts her active role in the making of another life, reframing motherhood as a grand creative endeavor.