Tuesday, March 23, 2010

quirky fun with lego

Have a look at the surprising way the children at the West Seattle Community School have been using their lego:


The kids took to beautifying their school by filling in the cracks with lego:


Their inspiration was the work of artist Jan Vormann, who took to the streets of New York with these results:

 And in Italy:

In his ongoing project dispatchwork, Vormann uses lego blocks to repair damaged walls. 

I love the quirkiness, the playfulness and the get-out-and-about-ness of it all.  It just makes you happy, don't you think?

5 comments:

  1. Seeing this post (what fun!) . . . you might like this . . .

    http://bricksinthecave.blogspot.com/

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  2. Hm, we have a pretty big gash in the brickwork of the foundation where we live (earthquake country and all). I wonder if we have enough lego to fill it though. It might take all the Duplo we have given the size :O

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