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Education and outreach is paramount as part of a comprehensive public art program. Public art initiated without dialogue and educational opportunities often incites a controversial reaction from a segment of the public. Due to its democratic nature, public art is often a platform for the expression of political ideas or communication, or for the representation of power within a community. Education and outreach strategies manage expectations of the public, to promote the understanding that the public deserves free art with a dynamic, inspiring, and challenging collection of public artwork.


Public Art Ideas


Is Graffiti Simply Free Art or a Crime?, by Kristy Trinier

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Context and Controversy: the incendiary potential of public art, by Kristy Trinier 

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Taking Care: a position for the Conservation and Maintenance of Public Art, by Kristy Trinier

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Public Art Actions


Dérive Edmonton: a psychogeographic exploration of the city, an Interview with Kristy Trinier by Marcus Miller

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Dérive Guide & Flash Cards: take a psychogeographic tour in your city

Download our Dérive Guide and Flash Cards and create your own psychogeographic tour!

Design by Vikki Wiercinski, Research by Christopher Payne 

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