Steam locomotives or trains, in their initial debut these hulking machines ran off of buying flammable materials like coal or wood. Designed by William Murdoch a Scottish inventor, Murdoch made an new machine to go across vast amounts of land speeding up travel and trade making the industrial revolution a boom with the train making land a far safer and easier travel compared to water.
The Municipality of Puente Alto, Chile is commissioning 60 mosaic artists from around the world to come together in January 2014 to transform the city’s town square. The 1st International Mosaic Project is part of Puente Alto’s plan to become the center of contemporary mosaic public art in South America. Selected artists will be paid a stipend ($1,000 US) and will be hosted by the people of Puente Alto. The Project will be directed by Isidora Paz Lopez.