Fall Public Art Series Tour

PYR 2014 seen through Shimmer. photo: Denise Bosco

PYR 2014 seen through Shimmer. photo: Denise Bosco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please Join FPAC for a Public Art Walking Tour/Artists’ Talk

Wednesday, October 29th at 4:00 pm

There are currently five pieces of temporary public art installed in Fort Point. Please join us for a free walking tour to see the pieces and hear from the artists.

We will meet on A Street between Binford and Mt. Washington Streets in Fort Point, South Boston 02210 at 4:00 pm. The tour will end at Pastoral, 345 Congress Street, for conversation, appetizers and a cash bar at approximately 5:30 pm.

RSVP via Eventbrite

photo credit: Stagg-Giuliano

photo credit: Stagg-Giuliano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristen Alexandra, A Close Knit Community- Roots and Growth

Location: A Street between Binford and Mt. Washington Streets

Crochet leaves, vines and roots in a color palette reflective of the fall season are “yarn bombed” on a neighborhood fence. This piece honors the deep roots of the artists’ community in Fort Point, and celebrates its vibrant growth over the years.

1- Flower Blanket -Farewell to Summer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liliana Folta, Flower Blanket, the Farewell to Summer

Location: Made in Fort Point Store at 315 A, Haul Road

A nostalgic representation of the end of the summer season, this project evokes memories of robust gardens and sunny days though use of bright colors and bold materials. This installation also serves to raise social awareness about the ability to reuse plastic waste, keeping it off streets and out of landfills.

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photo credit: Sylvia Stagg-Giuliano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia Ravaschiere and Mike Moss, Flutter

Location: The US Postal Fence on A Street, near the intersection of Melcher and A Streets.

Composed of laser-cut butterflies designed by the artists and assembled in a random configuration along the US Postal Service fence on A Street, Flutter celebrates the diverse, cross-cultural significance of the butterfly: transformation, freedom, joy, and the power – and inevitability – of change.

photo credit: Denise Bosco

photo credit: Denise Bosco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Don Eyles’, PYR 2014

Location: The Floating Art Basin in the Fort Point Channel, between the Congress and Summer Street bridges. (*may be moved South of the Summer Street bridge for weather-related events)

In 1998 Fort Point artist Don Eyles floated his first pyramid in Fort Point Channel, marking the water as a venue for art and opening the doors to years of temporary art installations to come.

PYR 2014, Eyles’ current installation represents the history of the “cobbled streets of Boston” and makes it “…tangible, by constructing a great pyramid from the cobblestones uprooted by the City’s recent development.”

photo credit: Sylvia Stagg-Giuliano

photo credit: Sylvia Stagg-Giuliano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia Ravaschiere and Mike Moss, Shimmer

Location: The corner of Dorchester and Congress Streets

This installation of fluorescent and jewel toned panels uses the refractive qualities of translucent plexi glass fragments and wind driven kinetics to activate the Harbor Walk and engage to public’s viewing of the area adjacent to the Summer Street Bridge.
FPAC’s 2014/2015 Public Art Series is funded by the Fund for the Arts, a public art program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, as well as the generous support Friends of Fort Point Channel and the Fort Point Operation Board.

Paid parking is available at several locations on A Street, as well as metered parking on the street. For additional questions, please contact Emily O’Neil, FPAC’s Executive Director at Emily@fortpointarts.org