I want to do a project in my city where people photograph a street and do a digital makeover regarding their dreams and visions (full artistic freedom). I hope to start a constructive discussion about citizen-based city planning.

I did not find any examples of what I imagine, so I made one ( #mastoart #solarpunk ). If you know of anything similar, please let me know. Some more examples would be helpful for initiating the project.

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@dmk If you wanted to make a helpful image description, you could describe what the changes are between the two images. As it is now, it tells people who can't see the images exactly nothing about what you want to communicate.

I would love to see a project like this really inclusive of disabled people, because we/they should be involved in every step of city planning.

@jules @dmk Since it's nice to have an example, here are the image descriptions I would use:

"A view down a canyon-like city street with 3-story buildings crammed in on both sides, which are entirely lined with cars"

"The same street, with sketched-in changes: The cars are gone, there's a bike path and sidewalk down the right side, and the left side has various plantings including trees. Pedestrians are present. A colorful set of triangle flags stretches across the street."

@jules @dmk I can't speak for people with visual impairments, but I often browse fedi from a browser that doesn't display images, and that's the kind of description that would be useful for me. :-)

@varx @jules
Thanks a lot for opening my eyes to the relevance of image descriptions! I will take that in mind for any future posts. Likewise, big thanks for the very precise example description!

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