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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

Henry Castle and Pomona Zipser – New works for the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail

The Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail celebrates 30 years of commissioning contemporary artworks this July, and will mark the occasion with two new permanent commissions by artists Henry Castle and Pomona Zipser, which were unveiled on 15th July 2016. In Coal Measure Giants, British artist Henry Castle brings to the surface aspects of what lies hidden … 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