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Signs of the Times: New Public Art Installation Brings Climate Change Home

Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Thomas Starr, Professor of Graphic and Information Design at Northeastern University, created a series of small signs that describe how the landscape might change in the next decades. The signs, (six in all) that were installed around town in the specific places they describe, were written with plain, matter-of-fact language drawn directly from the coastal adaptation plan, Starr says.

Another similar installation in Durham, New Hampshire, and one planned in Cambridge, Massachusetts, are similarly site-specific. They’re designed to bring the huge, often nebulous problem of climate change home.

Read the full article in News@Northeastern.