Spotted this on the back of one of the large apartment buildings, in the back alleyway. Then and now.
Today, I noticed that the fence that ran along the borders has been taken down. I don’t know how long this fence was here, but there were several spots where bushes and small trees had literally merged with the fencework – growing between the gaps and getting pretty big in the process. When they cleared out all the vegetation, there were large hunks of wood still stuck and intertwined with the fence – which, apparently, were deemed too difficult to remove, and just left there in pieces.
I love that the interviewer decided to use this avenue of communication to try to contact the artist/group. I guess he could also have tried to pick up the phone.
As Liz and I were walking to work, we didn’t notice how strange the sky looked until we got to Logan/Milwaukee. We had been walking underneath the shading that runs along the boulevard, but when things opened up at Milwaukee… we noticed how odd the sky seemed.
Walking to work, Liz and I happened across a pair of dice that were clearly made by the same guy(s) that made the large Monopoly cards around here.
For the first time, the “signature” on the piece now seems to refer more to a collective than an individual. Instead of “-bored,” the name listed is “we are bored.” So my hunch here is that it’s a group of people at work. I wonder if we’ll see more work using this new moniker.
Turns out, they were installing another large billboard onto the side of the building. Which is weird because, the other billboard space has been blank since January of this year.
While walking to work this morning, Liz happened to see a group of guys working on a large structure. From a distance, it looked a bit like a platform of some kind. As we got closer, we realized it was a series of benches, curving and connecting with one another. In passing, I stopped and asked one of the guys…
Spotted this guy on my way to work yesterday, walking through the alleys behind my apartment. I’m not sure exactly why it caught my eye, but the light from this small lamp seemed to jump out from the drab exterior of the building.
It’s funny how well I feel I know the alleyways near my apartment. I may not travel it every single day, but I do tend to notice small changes here and there. Rounding the corner, this smiling face kind of just jumped out at me.
Looked up on my way to the Logan Blue Line stop yesterday, and spotted this large, blank space. To me, it was screaming for someone to show up and tag the thing.
I don’t know what it is with me and my fascination with birds – particularly when I’m on my way to work. Maybe it’s due to the fact that I’m just waking up, imagining everyone (and thing) else is also just starting out their day.
Spotted this in the alley, on the way to work this morning.
Spotted near Jackson and Federal, on the way in to work this morning.
Last Thursday, I noticed these strange… things, set up along the sidewalk near State and Monroe. At first glance, I thought they were lights of some kind – tall stalks with pill-shaped lightbulbs at the tips.