Here’s something wild and crazy: the City of Portland is getting an acupuncture treatment through a new public arts project. The project hopes using mammoth acupuncture “Needles appearing across the city will bring attention to the some of the city’s most challenging problems, greatest assets, as well as places with enormous potential.
“Using the body as a metaphor for the entire city, Kuby hopes to identify those places in the landscape that are important to us as a community, drawing attention not only to the significance of each focal point but also to the interconnectedness of them to each other as well as to ourselves.”
Director, Portland Bureau of Planning & Sustainability
Portland has 2 acupuncture colleges and more than 500 acupuncturists in a 3 county area. This Oregonian article has more photos and discusses the arts project. KB