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.
Using cultural and educational activities for slum youth to help them emancipate themselves and build their life project