Extraordinary Spaces

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I found this when picking up Oktoberfest tickets.  It’s a neat package with different trails you can take to see public art in the Region of Waterloo.  It’s nicely designed by local firm Machteld Faas Xander.   http://machteldfaasxander.com
I checked out their site and I really like what they do.  Wonder if they take on interns????

This package tells the stories of the public art around the area and is a great resource for anyone looking for something different to do on a weekend.  I like that the different routes are separated into separate booklets, that way you can just grab one and take it with you rather than fumbling with the whole thing while out walking or riding your bike. I would love to see someone come up with a similar idea for the “unofficial” public art in the area.  It would be a challenge keeping up with changing nature of street art, but I think it would be worth it.

Shadowy Figures

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On my extremely wet trip to the Kitchener Market today I saw this sculpture on Benton. I’m not sure when this was done, but I hadn’t noticed it before today.  I love how subtle it is.  I pointed it out to my sister and it took her a while to see it.  Not pictured is an individual figure on the street below, but if you were walking by you most likely wouldn’t notice the figures above. I love the surrealism of this.  It makes a cool photo as well!