The ArtFabric engages conversations with local communities about vital social issues-- such as homelessness, displaced and marginalized people--through collaborative art. Taking the forms of photography and wheat-pasted original artwork in public spheres, The ArtFabric brings light to these vital issues, inspiring people to stop, think, and engage with segments of our society far-too-often over-looked.
We collect their stories, illustrate their dreams, listen to them. Those interactions create links between the artists, the photographers and those communities in order to produce new artworks which are then pasted.
We paste (ie glue) original artworks created on paper by artists from all over the world -street art, photos, collages- on the walls of these communities.
The ArtFabric not only creates immediate pleasure, bubbles of joy, but promotes a continuous engagement. We wish to help restore a link, an indentity, a space for dreams and urban poetry.
Besides our urban activism, we want to raise awareness with exhibitions, artists interventions and multimedia products (books, videos, photo prints)
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