Street Artists Turned Bus Stops Into Homes
Protest with angry banners, boycott or even with creating petition is old thing now because two artists came up with a far more creative – and eye-catching – way to make their feelings known about bank bosses.
They transformed bus stops into miniature houses overnight to highlight how some people may lose their homes to banks involved in the financial crisis.
The ‘art attack’ saw one stop in Whalley Range, Manchester, kitted out with a picket fence and astroturf.
A second, on Chorlton Road in Hulme, became a child’s bedroom complete with Disney wallpaper, pictures and even a bed.
A fake ‘foreclosure’ sign next to the first stop, on Withington Road, said ‘900 families could have their homes repossessed by the same banks that caused the financial crisis’.
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