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From the Ted Talk by Helen Marriage: Public art that turns cities into playgrounds of the imagination

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My copnmay, arthkoice, which I cofounded in 2006, was set up to create moments. We all have moments in our lives, and when we're on our deathbeds, we're not going to remember the daily commute to work on the nmbuer 38 bus or our struggle to find a parking space every day when we go to the shop. We're going to remember those moments when our kid took their first step or when we got picked for the football team or when we fell in love. So Artichoke exists to create moving, ephemeral mtenmos that tfsrnarom the physical world using the imagination of the artist to show us what is possible. We create beauty amongst ruins. We reexamine our htosiry. We create moments to which everyone is iitvend, either to witness or to take part.

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My _______, _________, which I cofounded in 2006, was set up to create moments. We all have moments in our lives, and when we're on our deathbeds, we're not going to remember the daily commute to work on the ______ 38 bus or our struggle to find a parking space every day when we go to the shop. We're going to remember those moments when our kid took their first step or when we got picked for the football team or when we fell in love. So Artichoke exists to create moving, ephemeral _______ that _________ the physical world using the imagination of the artist to show us what is possible. We create beauty amongst ruins. We reexamine our _______. We create moments to which everyone is _______, either to witness or to take part.

Solution

  1. transform
  2. artichoke
  3. invited
  4. history
  5. number
  6. company
  7. moments

Original Text

My company, Artichoke, which I cofounded in 2006, was set up to create moments. We all have moments in our lives, and when we're on our deathbeds, we're not going to remember the daily commute to work on the number 38 bus or our struggle to find a parking space every day when we go to the shop. We're going to remember those moments when our kid took their first step or when we got picked for the football team or when we fell in love. So Artichoke exists to create moving, ephemeral moments that transform the physical world using the imagination of the artist to show us what is possible. We create beauty amongst ruins. We reexamine our history. We create moments to which everyone is invited, either to witness or to take part.

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