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Humorous New Contextual Street Sign Interventions by Michael Pederson

Humorous New Contextual Street Sign Interventions by Michael Pederson

January 17, 2017

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Christopher Jobson

Look close, or you’ll miss it. Camouflaged like legitimate street signs in public spaces around Sydney you’ll find these fun urban interventions by artist Michael Pederson (aka Miguel Marquez Outside). A park solitude rating guide, oversized emergency panic buttons, or personal space preference cards, all completely ludicrous and yet it’s hard not to think these might be useful in certain situations. More



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Humorous Street Signs and Other Contextual Street Art Interventions by Michael Pederson

Humorous Street Signs and Other Contextual Street Art Interventions by Michael Pederson

Oct.20.15

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Christopher

Across the urban cityscape of Sydney, in parks, suburban streets, and industrial zones, you’re likely to encounter a plethora of signs and placards while going about your day: warnings, traffic regulations, helpful guides, and city services. But, look closer, and you might find an intervention by artist Michael Pederson who delights in creating humorous and thoughtful signs that blend into the city backdrop. Pederson makes use of pre-existing elements like park benches or abandoned furniture to share messages meant to snap a viewer out of their daily routine and see the world from a more contemplative or even childlike perspective, if only for a moment. More



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Downtown Sydney Transformed by Light for ‘Vivid Sydney’

Downtown Sydney Transformed by Light for ‘Vivid Sydney’

May.23.14

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Christopher

Starting tonight through June 9th, the city of Sydney is hosting an annual exhibition of light and music called Vivid Sydney. Dozens of light sculptures and projections will be viewable throughout the downtown area as well as in the Sydney Harbor in an event that is completely free to the public. Looks like a lot of fun. See more on their website and over on Facebook. More