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Golan Levin’s Info-graphic Stencils are for the Graffiti Loving Environmentalist
Posted By Helen Morgan On June 23, 2011 @ 12:50 pm In Art,Design,Green Products,Innovation,News,social responsibility | 3 Comments
Making a bold, politically charged environmental statement just got easier with Golan Levin’s customizable graffiti stencils. Combining the worlds of data visualization and urban art, Levin’s easy to use artistic toolkit provides a cool way to create readily-digestible information in the form of info-graphics.
Whether used to depict the scale of sea-life depletion, or to advocate for gender equality, the graffiti stencil frames take otherwise dry data and bathes them in a new light.
Levin, an interactive media artist and director of the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University, developed this design during a “Speed Project” challenge  by the public art initiative Free Art and Technology Lab . The design and instructions are available to download for free online, dismantling financial barriers so that anyone can make their statements public. 
Images courtesy of Golan Levin
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URLs in this post:
 customizable graffiti stencils. : http://fffff.at/infoviz-graffiti-stencil/
 STUDIO for Creative Inquiry : http://studioforcreativeinquiry.org/
 “Speed Project” challenge: http://fffff.at/speed-projects/
 Free Art and Technology Lab: http://fffff.at/
 anyone can make their statements public.: http://inhabitat.com/reverse-graffiti/
 + Golan Levin At Flog.com: http://www.flong.com/
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