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ArchitectureArts & CultureNew York

MAKE OUT NOT WAR: Join the Movement this Saturday

This week marks the 9th anniversary of the war in Afghanistan. Untapped caught up with Cristina Castro, founder of Make Out Not War and member of CODEPINK NYC to discuss some of their plans for public space takeover this weekend. The name Make Out Not War says it all--its members have been seen in periodic public displays of affection in Union Square and Times Square.
ArchitectureArts & CultureNew York

SUKKAH CITY COMPETITION: Behind the Scenes with “Fractured  Bubble”

How Ms. Joan Tom, an ex-investment banker from Goldman Sachs, came to be building a Sukkah in Union Square in the middle of the night is an excellent question. She spent a week constructing "Fractured Bubble," and the tasks ranged from weaving twine, collecting phragmites from Queens, de-leafing in Gowanus and finally a midnight installation in Union Square.
ArchitectureParis

Free Massages in Paris!

Best public service ever: free ten minute massages! This group has been all over public places in Paris: the Pompidou Center, Paris Plage, Notre Dome, Place Monge and more.
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