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I see this idea of refuge as being both out in the elements but also protected, like a boat below a roof. I see it as arriving to a safer place. I see it as the possibility of escape from the brutality and chaos of the global greed-driven wars and displacements. Refuge, taken along with the risk of paddling to another shore. This print is part of a justseeds collaboration made during our migration-focused installation also titled Refuge, in Slovenia, fall of 2011.


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Street Books

Street Books

September 21, 2012

I’m so inspired by this project taking place in Portland, Oregon. Street Books is a bicycle-powered mobile library for people living outside. It is bicycle with a built in cart…