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05.25.10 Marina Galperina

Artist Molly Dilworth won the contest to festoon the pedestrian plazas in Times Square as part of the Green Light for Midtown project. Shortly, blocky swirls of blue house paint will flow, symbolizing NASA’s infrared heat data of Manhattan. Dilworth’s “Cool Water, Hot Island” will be reflecting light and cooling lunch-munching tourist masses starting July […]

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05.14.10 Marina Galperina

Want to design Williamsburg’s next music venue? East River State Park is looking empty and ready for your creative input, designers. SuckerPUNCH challenges you to create a network of stages for free summer concert series/JELLY pool parties. See the official rules and requirements here and get sketching. […]

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05.12.10 Marina Galperina

DUMBO Arts Festival 2010 dangles NYC’s most treasured commodity as its competition prize this year — space, an ample 750 square feet of it. The categories are: Best Outdoor Public Art Installation, Best Indoor Public Art Installation and Best Open Studio. Winner of each category will receive $1,000 cash, but one crafty artist will nestle […]

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04.01.10 Marina Galperina

Naomi Campbell, currently “modernizing” Russia by joining the Russia United majority party and surely gladdening her oligarch boyfriend Vladislav Doronin, is also launching a fashion photography competition. The winners – one photographer and one model – will take part in a Glamour magazine photo shoot with Naomi. The competition closes April 4th, so the interested […]

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03.09.10 Marina Galperina

The votes are in and the winner of the NYC Health Department’s condom wrapper design contest is… Luis Acosta’s power button at 23%. The mauve and yellow “power to take control”/Mac button rip-off logo will grace the “limited edition” wrappers. New Yorkers bag it with 40 million of the city’s free condoms a year, so […]

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03.05.10 Marina Galperina

I♥NY. Where else would people be going giggity about being able to eat their lunch in a cloud of cab farts? In all seriousness, those plazas at Times Square and Herald Square are nifty. But ugly. Perhaps, not for long. […]

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02.12.10 Marina Galperina

Announcing: the five finalists for the New York City’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s condom wrapper design contest. Chosen from 600 entries world-wide, they’re awaiting your vote here. Meanwhile, let’s delve into the masterful visual narrative therein. […]

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