Using flowers to revive an abandoned house and show a whole neighborhood's willingness to bounce back
Florist Lisa Waud, assisted by colleagues, installed 36,000 flowers in an auctioned Detroit home. Usually, the "Motor Town" is known for the photographs of deserted streets and dilapidated buildings. The artistic initiative stands out and highlights the economic problems of the city, as well as the will of the inhabitants to bounce back and reclaim their lives.
Bringing out a network of charismatic inhabitants to recreate a dynamic in the popular neighborhoods
Using streets and public spaces of the city to make them meeting places for reading and culture