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Speaking Stones
Richmond Community Center, San Francisco
This project consisted of selecting specific landscaping materials such as trees, herbs and tree grates as well as designing the overall plan of the garden, the path and individual areas in order to create a meaningful environment for the local community. Meandering along the path, through the garden and in the lobby of the Community Center, one encounters lines of poetry carved into rocks, seat walls, walkways and floors.
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Projects
* Flying Carpet: Sacramento International Airport
* Tale of Time: Kochi City, Japan
* Who am I: Market Street, San Francisco
* The Color of My Dream: San Francisco Art Education Project
* Nature of Life: San Jose, California
* Un-Covering: Emeryville, California
* Speaking Stones: Richmond, San Francisco

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Seyed Alavi
June 21, 2005
iranian.com

Seyed Alavi received a Bachelor of Science degree from San Jose State University and a Masters of Fine Art from the San Francisco Art Institute. Alavi’s work is often engaged with the poetics of language and space and their power to shape reality. He has created site-specific installations for The New Museum of Contemporary Art and Franklin Furnace in New York City; The University Art Museum-Cal State Long Beach; The Museum of Santa Cruz County; The deSaisset Museum; The University Art Museum, Sonoma State; The University Art Museum, Cal State San Bernadino and San Francisco's Capp Street Project. These images are from his site, here2day.

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