Union Square in Motion named Adobe Design Achievement Award Semifinalist!

on September 1, 2012 in Art, Blog, Creativity, Education

Union Square in Motion made the prestigious 2012 Adobe Design Achievement Award semifinals! The Adobe Design Achievement Awards celebrate student and faculty achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts. The competition – which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software – honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from the world’s[…] Keep reading →

Director of MTA Arts for Transit on Union Square in Motion

on November 26, 2011 in Art, Blog, Creativity

The Architectural League of New York‘s online magazine Urban Omnibus interviewed Sandra Bloodworth, the Director of the MTA Arts for Transit. In the article, “Arts for Transit: A Conversation with Sandra Bloodworth,” she mentions Union Square in Motion, which is also shown in photograph. Considering others mentioned and pictured include Roy Lichtenstein, Sol LeWitt, and Elizabeth Murray, that’s an honor. The quality and quantity of art within the MTA is[…] Keep reading →

Union Square in Motion on NY1

on November 6, 2011 in Art, Blog, Creativity

Usually I keep the stories about art on the art page, but a two-minute news story on NY1 on Union Square in Motion gets special mention. The reporters did their research and spent time understanding the piece. Plus with the designers Coco && Breezy passing by and being interviewed, the exchange was amazing. Below is the news story and here is the link to the NY1 story online. The video[…] Keep reading →

Union Square in Motion NY1 Interview with designers

on November 4, 2011 in Art, Creativity

The scene: Friday 10am at Union Square in Motion. NY1 is interviewing Jeanne Kelly, Josefina Santos, and me. After the interviews, the NY1 crew record us watching the display. The action: While recording us, as often happens, a group of maybe ten or so riders stops to watch the display too. Among the people who stop are there particularly stylish people who show more enthusiasm and interest in the art[…] Keep reading →

Union Square in Motion summary

on October 4, 2011 in Art, Creativity, Education

Click here for all my posts on Union Square in Motion. A summary of my Union Square in Motion posts: Opening event pictures Fantastic behind-the-scenes making-of video Press and media about it Video of child viewing it Invitation to opening and map More videos Video of installation Map to find it Announcement of initial installation, pre-fine-tuning, with making-of images

Union Square in Motion: opening event pictures

on October 4, 2011 in Art, Creativity, Education

Pictures from the September 26, 2011 opening of Union Square in Motion, presented by MTA Arts for Transit, Parsons the New School for Design, and us, the producers and artists. My friend with the camera left when the crowd was still building and before the reception at Parsons. I’ll try to find more pictures of the festivities. EDIT: found a couple pictures of the signs posted at Parsons where they[…] Keep reading →

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