http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/arts/bs-ae-arts-story-0610-20110609-story.html

Sue Spaid
 
 
"LOL: A Decade of Antic Art"June 10-September 4, 2011
Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
Maryland, USA
curated by SUE SPAID
Patrizia Giambi, "Millemiglia (Millions of Miles)," 1997/2011, C-prints
Eager to provide greater pedestrian rights and to draw attention to society’s increasingly authoritarian governments, Patrizia and
her collaborators painted-in “zebra-crossings” over night in Italian cities such as Forlì, Ravenna, Bologna, Genoa, Milan and France’s Nice during the month of May 1997. Later that year, she exhibited Millemiglia, a related poster project at Amsterdam’s W139 and Los Angeles’s Lasca Gallery. By exhibiting “how-to instructions,” she transfers her desire to take back the streets, however temporarily. As illegal pedestrian crossings, her interventions are typically short-lived, yet mightily appreciated by those who experience them first hand.

Patrizia Giambi, "Millemiglia (Millions of Miles)," 1997/2011, C-prints

Eager to provide greater pedestrian rights and to draw attention to society’s increasingly authoritarian governments, Patrizia and 
her collaborators painted-in “zebra-crossings” over night in Italian cities such as Forlì, Ravenna, Bologna, Genoa, Milan and France’s Nice during the month of May 1997. Later that year, she exhibited Millemiglia, a related poster project at Amsterdam’s W139 and Los Angeles’s Lasca Gallery. By exhibiting “how-to instructions,” she transfers her desire to take back the streets, however temporarily. As illegal pedestrian crossings, her interventions are typically short-lived, yet mightily appreciated by those who experience them first hand.