wide range of people passing by and staying for a while. From students in the morning and afternoon to parents with young children during the day, and a varied crowd at night, it seems to be a place that most people would see every week if not every day in Aarhus.
trees and even features some cosy lounge chairs. It has very different properties from M lleparken and a crowd that is ø likely to be more specific. The two spaces being so close, and in way, so different, makes it even more interesting to install Islands in both.
playground for citizen innovation. The strong concentration of creativity and the playfulness of the open space make it ideal for deploying an Island. The Media Architecture Biennale will also be held there.
on you all the time. As tourists don't have mobile data, and public WiFi might not be accessible it's not really possible to use a webpage for information. Even if you're on-site it's often hard to know if a particular building is interesting.
visual identity allow to clearly identify buildings of interest, while giving access to useful information without requiring mobile data. Each sticker will tell you more about the building's history, its architecture and why it is important to the city.
washed, removed by city cleaning teams or sprayed over. Although the temporary nature of street art is part of its charm, there is a loss of history & maybe a loss of identify for the place when a piece disappears.
photos of the graffiti, while it is still visible, and binding them to a QR code sticker, the history of the place can be preserved. QR code can be placed and re- placed at will, allowing permanent access to this moment in time. http://midnightmisery16.wordpress.com/about/a-lost-little-pen/the-issues-tissues/1614-2/
their supporters) can overlay information containing details about the artist and the specific piece, turning the location into a public exhibition space. About the Artist Above is an international street artist who has deliberately chosen to keep his identity concealed. He was born in California in 1981 and has been creating public art since 1995. Above is known for his multi-layer, full color social and political stencils, spinning wooden
QR code while connected to the Island and retrieve the content. As the QR would normally redirect to a regular website, there is no easy way for someone to notice that the journalist is actually accessing the information cell on the Island.