Archive for the ‘eco arts’ Category

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Nils Norman’s Geocruiser – The Mother Coach

May 21, 2007

” ‘Geocruiser. The Mother Coach. Zone: Earth’. 2001

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A redesigned, fully functional coach, it will contain a library, reading area; offering free access to books on radical gardening, eco-activism, self-sustainability and collectivism and use of a photocopy machine and Internet facilities; both powered by solar energy provided by the coach’s solar roof. The rear of the coach will host a in-built greenhouse growing a variety of indigenous vegetables, fruits and flowers all watered by a ‘rainwater filtration unit’ located on the back of the bus.” http:/www.temporaryservices.org

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green museum

May 21, 2007

“This online museum emerged from our own experiences making environmental art and from seeing firsthand some the challenges facing artists, community groups, nonprofit organizations and arts institutions when it came to presenting and discussing environmental art.” http://www.greenmuseum.org

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field

May 21, 2007

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How does this field of lights work?

The 1301 fluorescent tubes are powered only by the electric fields generated by overhead powerlines. Created by local artist –  Richard Box in 2004

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Free Soil

May 21, 2007

Free Soil is an international hybrid collaboration of artists, activists, researchers and gardeners who take a participatory role in the transformation of our environment. Free Soil fosters discourse, develops projects and gives support for critical art practices that reflect and change the urban and natural environment. We believe art can be a catalyst for social awareness and positive change.

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Common Ground

May 21, 2007

Common Ground is internationally recognised for playing a unique role in the arts and environmental fields, distinguished by the linking of nature with culture, focussing upon the positive investment people can make in their own localities, championing popular democratic involvement, and by inspiring celebration as a starting point for action to improve the quality of our everyday places.

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the bird feeder hat

May 17, 2007

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nice idea for a school project – make a hat & keep very still!

The Bird Feeder Hat, designed to be quirky, gives you an opportunity to wear a bird feeder on your head in order to begin experiencing a deeper kinship with a wild creature up close.