Public Art Saves Lives: New Orleans Evacuation Sculptures by Douglas Kornfeld

July 12, 2013 | Art, News

evacuation spot people in New Orleans

There is little doubt in my mind that these new sculptures in New Orleans by artist Douglas Kornfeld will save lives.  Each denotes an evacuation gathering place for anyone who needs to get out quick.   You can see the old FEMA/ CDC versions of meeting point signs below.  I can see how that didn’t really work so well…

evacuation spot people in New Orleans

 Photos by James Shaw and Evacuteer.org. Found via Anya Kamenetz‘s article on Fast Company

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