[A community chalkboard is] about knowing you're not alone. It's about understanding our neighbors in new and enlightening ways.

Candy Chang

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“Before I Die I Want To…” TEDGlobal 2012. Jul. 2012. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Before I Die I Want To..." TEDGlobal 2012. Jul. 2012. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from artist Candy Chang's 2012 TED Talk. In this quote, Chang is talking about the value of a giant chalkboard she created on the side of an abandoned house. The chalkboard allowed people to answer the open-ended question: "Before I die I want to ..." Says Chang, by allowing people to share their personal aspirations in a public space, this interactive art installation helped people remember they are part of a community, and to better understand the other members of this community.  Watch the full TED Talk here: Candy Chang - Before I Die I Want To...