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Score! “Polite Graffiti” Coming to Brooklyn

Thursday, January 14, 2010 · 3 Comments

How awesome is this? Earlier today artist Christine Finley covered several NYC dumpsters in fashionable wallpaper as part of her Wallpapered Dumpsters Project, and tomorrow she is doing the same in DUMBO (25 Jay St)!

What a lovely idea. I especially love that this “polite graffiti” is, well, polite and girlie (which proves that street art can be!).  So, thank you, Finley, for make everyday walking about in NYC a little sweeter!

Photo by Rob Bennett from the New York Times.

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3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 ly // Jan 14, 2010 at 9:39 pm

    i like it… living in philly with wonderful “polite graffiti” mosaics from the early 90’s all over my neighborhood, it does make things a little sweeter. even the economist had a recent article about similar approaches in pitsburg!

  • 2 Suwan // Dec 27, 2014 at 11:20 am

    Hill: A short loop in Grovelands ParkHow: This session reiqrues participants to pair up with somebody of a similar standard to themselves. A member of each pair completes a short loop in the park (approximately 400m), then tags their partner who completes this loop while they recover, they then tag again and repeat this until each person has completed the loop five times. Faster pairs may wish to do more than 5 reps.Reps: 5Warmup: Run together from the club up Green Dragon Lane turning left on Hadley Way, continuing on Houndsden Road, left onto Stone Hall Road, and across Church Hill into Grovelands Park.Cooldown: Reverse of warmup.ALSO REMEMBER TO USE SOME INSECT REPELLENT, OR COVER UP ARMS AND LEGS WHEN RUNNING IN GROVELANDS PARK TO REDUCE THE RISK OF BUG BITES.

  • 3 Rowena // Apr 8, 2015 at 8:24 pm

    Hill: Uplands WayHow:Each rep is started totgeher at the bottom of Uplands Way, running hard uphill. When the first person reaches a set point on the hill they start descending collecting the others who are still running uphill so that everybody finishes totgeher. After a short rest the next rep starts.Reps: 6Warmup: Run totgeher from the club up Green Dragon Lane turning right onto Cadogen Gardens, left onto Vera Ave to the top of Uplands Way.Cooldown: Reverse of warmup.

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