Blog Photo

reForm in the news

Take a look at some recent media coverage of the reForm project, featuring interviews with the artist and former Fairhill students, parents, and teachers:

Art Show Captures the Wrenching Effects of Closing a School, The New York Times, 8/28/15

Education reForm in the Community, Al Día News, 8/27/15

Reimagining Abandoned Schools: Can art depicting empty classrooms shape education policy? The Atlantic, 12/2/15

Standing in reForm, Artblog, 10/24/15

Specters of a school’s closing: Pepón Osorio’s art installation looks at the effects of school reform, The Notebook, 11/9/15

‘ReForm’ recreates shuttered North Philly school in Tyler installation, Newsworks & WHYY, 1/13/16

A closed public school classroom returned to vivid life at Tyler, The Philadelphia Inquirer, 10/26/15

Art as Closure, The Temple News, 9/1/15

Rescatan recuerdos del aula escolar, Telemundo 62, 8/26/15

reForm Shares the Community’s Story in the Wake of Fairhill Elementary School’s Closing,, 8/25/15

Pepón Osorio on reforming his identity, The Mashup Americans, 5/8/15

Former Fairhill Students Remember Now Closed School, Al Día News, 5/5/15

A Shuttered School Finds New Life as Art, The Philadelphia Inquirer 4/28/15