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Irises 1 is one of a series of traffic signal control boxes painted by local artist Greg Allen in the Bates-Hendricks Neighborhood, located on the near south side of Indianapolis. Building from a historic tradition of planting irises in the area, some of which continue to bloom annually, neighborhood residents looked to the past to form a future identity. Developing a new practice of iris imagery throughout the neighborhood, Allen used the traffic signal control boxes to “plant”
Medium type: Paint
Date created: 2015
Madison Ave & Terrace Ave, Indianapolis, IN, 46225
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