Bending Over Backwards Tour
Spanning SOMA to North Mission, 2 murals and 6 audio stops
Bending Over Backwards (BOB) is a multi-site and multi-media permanent installation consisting of two-dimensional murals of trapeze artists linked by an audio walking tour between the sites that reveals social, cultural, political, and environmental histories. Two murals and six audio stops connect the Mission and the South of Market, a collaboration of muralist Susan Greene and Shaping San Francisco.
Stop #1: 8th and Harrison
Dunes, wetlands, sugar factory, original butchertown. Also, check out Susan Greene's Bending Over Backwards Mural on the side of AK Subs at 8th and Harrison. Check out the entry with more context and playable audio at FoundSF.org.
voice: Patrick Simms
click here for mp3
Stop #5: Redstone Building
16th and Capp Streets
Labor Temple, CAMP murals, Dow Wilson. Also, check out Susan Greene's Bending Over Backwards Mural on the way to Stop #6, located in Hoff Alley, visible from 16th Street. Check out the entry with more context and playable audio at FoundSF.org.
voice: Patrick Simmsclick here for mp3