Street Signs Turned Into Post-Apocalyptic Weapons [Video]
How one artist predicts people will protect themselves 400 years from now.
The zombie apocalypse may or may not be on the horizon, but there is a very real battle against gentrification happening all across the country. Brooklyn based artist Coby Kennedy has traveled the world, and has developed an interesting set of tools he believes will help combat both gentrification, and what ever might accompany the apocalypse.
In a narrative that Kennedy envisions taking place 400 years in the future, invaders have come to Earth, and Brooklyn residents must defend themselves from the attackers with the everyday objects found around them. Using street signs from historically significant Brooklyn neighborhoods, Kennedy has created machetes, shields, and swords that have meaning, and are remarkable works of art.