SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers) Selected Press
SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers) promotion sheet 2019
U.S. art installation representing plight of refugees now in Toronto harbor. Toronto Star. 7.17.19
TwentyTwentyArts, Interview with Toronto non-profit and blog, July 30, 2019.
Chilling art installation brings refugee crisis to Toronto Harbour. NOW Magazine, 7.19.2019
Art exhibit in Lake Ontario highlights plight of refugees. Digital Journal, 8.1.2019
Public Art Review, Forecast Magazine, 40th Anniversary edition #58, featuring 15 public art projects that embody “Powerful Spaces,” 2019.
Art with a Message, CODA Magazine, July 2018.
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Named by The Artery/WBUR one of the top 15 public art projects in Boston in 2016.
2017 Public Art Network, Americans for the Arts (PAN) Year in Review program outstanding public art project of the year. Chosen by jury from 325 entries, the 49 selected projects represent the most compelling work from across the country.
Top 20 ArtPrize® finalist work pushes talk of global refugee crisis, Noah Fromson, WZZM13, Grand Rapids, October 3, 2017.
The Tide and the River: an interview with SOS (Safety Orange Swimmers) ArtPrize® artist Ann Hirsch, Kevin Buist, Cultured, Grand Rapids, September 18, 2017.
The Boston Globe, Feathered Admirer, Metro Section, p. 2, November 3, 2016.
With Fort Point Exhibit, A Look at the Global Migrant Situation, William Batchelor, BC Heights, November 2, 2016.
What Orange People Clinging To Inner Tubes In Boston Channel Says About Refugee Crisis, Greg Cook, WBUR’s The Artery, October 24, 2016.
The Boston Globe, Plight of the Refugees, front page photo, above the fold, October 13, 2016.
Boston’s newest art installation takes on world refugee crisis, Amanda Jackson, CNN, October 13, 2016.
Artists Aim To Bring Attention To Refugee Crisis With Fort Point Floating Art, CBS Channel 4, October 11, 2016.
Floating Art Turning Heads in Boston’s Fort Point Section, NBC Channel 5, October 11, 2016.