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GALLERY 2010/2011

mobilization

fencePOCKET
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Description of campaign/project


Fences define a perceptual edge between public and private lands. When these fences deform, this edge is thickened.

fencePOCKET is designed to realize new public space by facilitating the occupation of these fencescape deviations.

fencePOCKET uses reclaimed tarp to realize new public space within fencescape deviations, allowing others to create gardens, benches and freestores where only a bent fence currently exists.

This is about spreading love by beautifying and placemaking in our public streets.


We use visual communication within a language of commonly-found materials. It is a communication based in color and positioning, not in a verbal language.


We are creating a new place in a public space, one that can contribute to community-building. By utilitizing the chainlink fence as a garden or free store, a new meeting place emerges to foster further communications.


I learned that determination and compromise are essential to the completion of any project.

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Entry details

Title

fencePOCKET


Headline

fencePOCKET is designed to realize new public space by facilitating the occupation of these fencescape deviations.


Concept author(s)

Scott Shall


Concept author year(s) of birth

1974


Concept author(s) contribution

fencePOCKET is the latest work of the International Design Clinic (IDC) is a registered not-for-profit that helps students, artists, architects and other creative professionals use their unique creative talents to design and construct projects with communities in need throughout the world


Country

United States of America


Designer(s)

Skye Ruozzi; Steph DeJarnette; Susie Nathan


Designer(s) year(s) of birth

1987; 1984; 1986


Designer(s) contribution

Defining the weaving process; Defining the weaving process; Creating the instruction manual


Country

United States of America


Other author(s)

Aaron Fleury; Jon Reisinger; Sarah Koljonen; Caroline Wineburg


Other author(s) year(s) of birth

1988; 1989; 1983; 1990


Other author(s) contribution

completed first gallery install at Swope Museum in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA


Country

United States of America


Competition category

mobilization


Competition field

nonacademic


Competition subfield

activist


Subfield description

This is about reclaiming the public streets in useful ways. You can practice anywhere there is chain link fence.