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DIYDPW #54

DIYDPW #54

February 5, 2019

Pittsburgh: who cleans the 40th Street Bridge’s sidewalks? Most DIYDPW posts focus on signage, but every once in awhile we find a human filling in a vacant municipal role… Dani…

DIYDPW #46

DIYDPW #46

August 14, 2018

People create all sorts of signage and barriers when its time for block parties. Park Slope, Brooklyn

DIYDPW #45

DIYDPW #45

August 7, 2018

Park Slope, Brooklyn. DIYDPW is a frequent blog post highlighting global examples of Do It Yourself Department of Public Works projects. These are defined as any examples of municipal signage…

DIYDPW #44

DIYDPW #44

June 15, 2018

from the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, NYC (thanks Josh!) Looking back over the thumbnails on the DIYDPW blog channel page of all of these posts over the last few…

Signal:06 Editors Round-Up

Signal:06 Editors Round-Up

February 19, 2018

Fresh from the printers is the sixth and latest issue of Signal: A Journal of International Political Graphics & Culture. Signal is edited by Josh MacPhee and I and it…

DIYDPW #38

DIYDPW #38

January 30, 2017

Dalton, PA Taken right as a local resident was stepping out on the street to walk their dog. Ever since Shaun started this series, I’ve been noticing DIYDPW signs everywhere,…

Blight!

Blight!

March 1, 2011

I’m taking a class in GIS at the local community college and it’s super fun! I just made my first map (it’s of Portland, OR, by the way):

Ape Portraits

Ape Portraits

January 5, 2011

Here’s a link to the site of photographer James Mollison, who has undertaken a great project of portraiture in Indonesia, Cameroon and Democratic Republic of Congo: Passport photographs of apes….

What will change?

What will change?

March 31, 2008

Seen around Bed-Stuy, historically predominant African-American neighborhood, in Brooklyn, NY. Begs the question… The neighborhood has been forgotten and downright neglected by city institutions for decades, yet in recent years…