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Ecology

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Água Carioca – Ooze Architects. Constructed Wetlands, Rio de Janeiro. November 2016 – March 2017

The Água Carioca research project for Rio de Janeiro aims to design a sustainable water management system and resilient infrastructure in a city where 70% of the population of 8.48 million people is currently not connected to a sewage network and the city produces 20.000 litres of human waste water flow per second into Guanabara Bay. … Continue reading

InspiralLondon Festival 2016. 22 – 25 September

InspiralLondon grows out of decentrederspace artistic experiments in Marseille and is inspired by the GR2013 project – a semi-urban footway created by local artist collective, for the European Capital of Culture 2013. From 2015-2017 we are creating a novel walking experience for London; a metropolitan trail that spirals from a central point within the heart … Continue reading

Rachel Whiteread, Cabin. The Hills on Governors Island, New York

Governors Island Park, New York, announces the opening of the Hills, ten newly designed acres of park on Governors Island that include Cabin, a site-specific commissioned artwork on Discovery Hill by Rachel Whiteread. Curated by Tom Eccles of ArtCommissionsGI, Cabin is a concrete cast of a wooden New England-style shed reminiscent of Thoreau’s cabin at … Continue reading

Sculpture Network 2016 – Nature as a material for sculpture

While our world leaders discuss the planet’s future, art facilitates a conduit of enquiry concerning the human condition, its habitat, behaviour, social condition and political aspirations. 

The terms – land art, eco art, bio art, environmental art, art in nature, ecoventions, earthworks… reflect these major concerns in connection to the visual arts. During 2016 Sculpture … Continue reading

Publication: Remote Performances in
 Nature and Architecture

Outlandia is an off-grid artists’ fieldstation, a treehouse imagined by artists London Fieldworks (Bruce Gilchrist & Jo Joelson) and designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, situated in Glen Nevis, opposite Ben Nevis. It is performative architecture that immerses its occupants in a particular environment, provoking creative interaction between artists and the land. This book explores the … Continue reading