Studio Turns Potholes Into Art

The Pop Up Studio in Scranton, Pa., is challenging residents to turn potholes into something more artsy. Such as oysters on ice, a bowl of spaghetti or a sudsy sink.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. "Positively Filling Negative Space" was the arty title of a 2012 project by the Pop Up Studio in Scranton, Pennsylvania. And what space could more negative than a pothole? This month the art group is challenging residents to turn potholes into art. Photo entries show potholes transformed into a bird's nest, oysters on ice, a sudsy sink, a bowl of spaghetti and a swimming pool surrounded by Barbies in bikinis. It's MORNING EDITION.

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