"In the coming years, we hope to encourage a new generation of artists and curators to engage more people with the urgent ecological challenges we face globally. We believe that the arts can effect change in ways that complement the work of conventional education and science."
Sustainability is irrevocably tied to an obsession with “The Future.” This is a poignant concern in a city / country like Singapore, where 5-and-a-bit million people occupy an island, and must anticipate the future of a growing population within a finite space.
Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett
The immense scale of our consumption can appear desolate, macabre, oddly comical and ironic, and even darkly beautiful; for me its consistent feature is a staggering complexity.
We were looking to demonstrate, in a poetic manner, the amount of plastic waste that is consumed daily.
The artist, like the scientist, has a crucial role to perform in our society: see things differently, act on this vision, report the failures and successes.
Extreme longevity can lull us into a false sense of permanence. But being old is not the same as being immortal.
Think of an environmental problem that is important to you. In pairs or small groups, imagine a theoretical installation that would make people aware of that problem. Sketch your design and write a short presentation of it.