The League of Creative Interventionists is a global network that creates shared experiences in public space that break down social barriers and catalyze connections between people and communities.
Each month we get people together to carry out a creative intervention in public space around a shared theme.
The Akron chapter was founded in August 2014 when founder Hunter Franks came to speak about his work and establish a local chapter. David Swirsky and Megan Shane are the co-founders and
The Akron League of Creative Interventionists took to the streets on November 29 and 30 to ask Akronites what they're grateful for. We encouraged passersby to stand on a soapbox (found and donated by Alex Miller) and shout all their thankful thoughts into a megaphone (made from cardboard and duck tape by Christina Wagner). Chalk was also provided as an alternative outlet. We picked this date because we knew Crafty Mart was happening and there would be lots of foot traffic. The main organizer, Brit Charek happened to walk by and we thanked her for her wonderful work. She, appropriately, is the closing clip of this video.
Francisca Ugalde - Visual Artist