Phila. art installation examines the nexus of language, power and culture

    Two students and a teacher from Science Leadership Academy spoke with us about a new art installation in Center City Philadelphia, part of a project called “Inside Out.” A row of black-and-white portraits are accompanied by thoughts about language.

    In Center City Philadelphia, a new outdoor art installation of black-and-white portraits — and quotations about language — recently sprang up on the walls of an overpass located on 22nd Street between Market and Arch Streets.

    Behind the exhibit is a group of high school students at the nearby Science Leadership Academy. With funding from the school’s Home and School Association, and permission from PennDOT to use the overpass, the installation is part of a larger global street art project called “Inside Out.”

    To learn more about the effort, students Ananda Knight and Sam Lovitt-Perkins, and Science Leadership Academy teacher Joshua Block, joined us on NewsWorks Tonight.

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