International Award For Public Art 2015

Yelahanka Action Heroes building the 'Safest Lane'
(Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology)

We are really pleased to share that our project ' Talk To Me ' was the recipient of the International Award For Public Art , 2015!

The IAPA has been established by Forecast Public Art along with Shanghai University's College of Fine Arts.

Jurors for IAPA 2015 :  Rhana Devenport (New Zealand), Wang Dawei (China), Ute Metea Bauer (Singapore), Jay Pather (South Africa), Bill Kelley, Jr. (U.S.A.), Chelsea Haines (U.S.A.), and Pooja Sood (India

The award ceremony took place on July 1st, 2015,  in Auckland, during the conference, Cities in a Climate of Change. IAPA co hosted by University of Auckland, Elam School of Fine Arts, Shandong University of Art and Design.


Blank Noise has been hand made, by so many of you, across histories and geographies. 
To every Action Hero who stepped in and has built this place. 
Here's celebrating you with this award.

Thank you Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology for hosting and supporting Blank Noise over the years. We started our as a student project at Srishti in 2003, and have been housed there since 2013 as artists in residence.

Thank you Leon Tan, for researching our project for IAPA.

Thank you Sarah Goodyear for writing this piece when we first published 'Talk To Me'
Your writing connected this idea with so many more Action Heroes globally.

Thank you IDEO.ORG for the ongoing work towards building the 'Talk To Me' tool kit.


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