October 11, 2015
Please join us for the opening of the third and final portion of Rosten Woo’s LA River Interpretive Signage Program at the Bowtie Project. For this final iteration, Woo has created a single informational sign, installed at the Southern most end of the Bowtie along the Taylor Yard border.
What’s a Watermaster? How does an aquifer work? Why do they call it Toilet to Tap? These and many other questions will be addressed by Interpretive Sign #3, an 8-foot long schematic diagram of Los Angeles’ aquifers and groundwater, covering the ways we collect, discard, contaminate, and use our most precious resource.
LA River Interpretive Signage Program: Over the course of the Bowtie Project Rosten Woo will create original signage that fits into the model of historical and natural interpretive signage of California State Parks. The signs will be didactic explanatory texts and diagrams describing some of the ecological and governmental processes happening on the Bowtie Project site. Three different signage strategies will be installed throughout the duration of the Bowtie Project. Part 1 debuted at the LA River Campout #2 on October 18th 2014 and is currently on view at the Bowtie Project.
Rosten Woo is an artist, designer, writer, and educator living in Los Angeles. He makes things that help people understand complex systems, re-orient themselves to places, and participate in group decision-making. Most of what he makes is designed with a specific context and community in mind. Collaboration is his primary skill.
This project is generously supported by the Metropolitan Water District.