The Billboard Art Project Reading, PA / “Miles To”

Group show / Public Art
October 22, 2011

“Miles To” (Reading, PA) is a series of 35 faux road signs giving drivers the exact distance from Reading to various cities of political importance in the Middle East and Africa (Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, West Bank, Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Ethiopia, Sudan, Pakistan, Nigeria, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Syria). In the midst of the Arab Spring, my intention with the road sign look-alike is to use familiar navigation aids to give people more concrete information about the geo-political world in which we live.

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The Billboard Art Project Reading, PA / “Signs”

Group show / Public Art
October 22, 2011

“Signs” is a series which plays with the road signage. This series comprises 10 different signs.

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photos The Billboard Art project

The Billboard Art Project is a nonprofit organization that acquires digital billboards normally used for advertising and re-purposes them as roadside galleries. Projects are held in cities all over the country and are open to all individuals and groups who are interested in participating. Types of work that may be displayed include images created specifically for the billboard as well as images of previously made art adapted to the format. No two Billboard Art Project shows are alike; each city features new work.

The Billboard Art Project contact
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