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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Bloomington Rainworks

Categories: Arts & Culture, Indiana University

What is a Rainwork?
Rainworks are rain-activated street art that are completely invisible when dry, and only appear when they are wet. Rainworks are designed to make rainy days happier. They are created by using a non-toxic, environmentally-safe super hydrophobic spray called Rainworks Invisible Spray. Rainworks typically last 2 to 4 months. 


Artists Peregrine Church and Xack Fischer created Rainworks in their hometown of Seattle, Washington and they've helped people create Rainworks projects all over the world! At the beginning of the school year, the Rainworks crew came to Bloomington to create the largest Rainworks in the world at the Eskenazi Museum of Art. They also hosted a workshop teaching others how to create these interactive pieces of public art. Our talented graphic designer Danielle attended the workshop and installed several Rainworks around town to spread some Btown love. To see a full map of Rainworks click here.

If you spot a Rainworks piece make sure you share it with others! 



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Emily Hines

Emily Hines

Emily Hines is a Bloomington transplant by way of St. Simons Island, Georgia and was previously the digital content Coordinator for Visit Bloomington. When she's not blogging or grammin' you can find her hiking in the Hoosier National Forest with her husband and two black labs or enjoying a craft beer and slice of pizza in town.