Dressing New York City’s Water Tanks

 

A water tank adorned with art by Eteri Chkadua.
For 12 weeks starting in the spring and summer of 2013, several hundred of New York City’s water tanks will be wrapped with artist-designed creations. The project is the brainchild of Word Above the Street, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise awareness about the global water supply, and was first reported online in the Art Newspaper.
Rendering by artist Eteri Chkadua for The Water Tank ProjectA water tank adorned with art by Eteri Chkadua.

“We’re hoping this project inspires New York to become more sustainable,’’ said Mary Jordan, the organization’s founder, adding that other objectives include “to promote New York City tap water and lower our consumption of plastic waste.’’

Read More: NY Times BLOG

 

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