Art lovers rejoice! Photojournalist Conrad Benner of famed Philly street art photo-blog Streets Dept will be your guide on this visually oriented tour of several Open Source artworks. Pick out your Instagram favorite filter and don’t forget to tag your pics on social media with #OpenSourcePHL.
Conrad Benner is the Founder and Editor of StreetsDept.com, a Philly-based photo-blog that documents and celebrates street art, graffiti, and urban exploration in and around the City of Philadelphia. Conrad’s blog has been named one of the ‘Best Blogs for Travellers’ by The Guardian, and his photography highlighted by Mashable and Instagram, as well as printed in Time Magazine and the Encyclopedia Britannica, to name a few. Winner of the 2011 Philadelphia Geek Award for ‘Geek Culture Journalism,’ and named ‘Best Art Curator’ in 2014 by Philadelphia Magazine, Benner has used his growing influence not only to celebrate Philly’s burgeoning arts scene, but also to affect change in his community.
Migrants, Ibrahim, Mingora-Philadelphia © 2015, JR. The Graham Building at Dilworth Park, 30 S 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA. Photo by Steve Weinik.