The monumental 30-foot high, 130-foot long installation was made in remembrance of the second anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy.
Unveiled on Valentine’s Day, it remains on display for the public through May 2020 and is located at the corner of Sample Road and Sportsplex Drive.
Made possible by the communities of Parkland, Coral Springs and a $1 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, the public art installation was the final project in the “Inspiring Community After Gun Violence: The Power of Art” five-part series.
R & R Studios, a collaboration of Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt is a multidisciplinary practice weaving together visual arts, architecture, design and the city. Celebrated, as one critic put it “as architects of hope” their works propose encounters of stories and spaces, which alternate between the personal and the public, the quotidian and the extraordinary, the poetical and the political. R & R Studios works erase boundaries between art and life and suggest “imaginary solutions” for a better world.
Rosario and Roberto are known for creating social sculptures for public pleasure. All together Now in downtown Denver, the biggest M in the world in Miami, The Living Room, their iconic Miami home turned inside out; Public Squares in Mexico and Copenhagen and most recently Besame Mucho their “super billboard” at Coachella Music and Arts Festival 2016.
More on the work of Roberto Behar and Rosario Marquardt, visit http://rr-studios. com; more on the Power of Art series, visit http://powerofa. org.