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  • Fischli + Weisse – Der Recht Weg (the right path)

    Here’s part of an older video from swiss artists Fischli + Weisse. A rat and a bear wander through glaciers stumbling through the country side and learn to make music. It’s possibly some 1970’s psychedelic folklore.

  • 1982 Manhattan Farm Intervention

    Last weekend I heard Agnes Denes talk the Creative Time Summit, on her project Wheatfield — A Confrontation (1982). It’s really a classic project but one that I hadn’t heard of. Quite simply she pulled off the unimaginable, she planted and harvested a two-acre wheat field on a landfill in lower Manhattan blocks away from […]

  • Eco Art Tech release Indeterminate Hikes

    Christine Nadir + Cary Peppermint just launched a new Android App to explore urban wilderness in a mobile app the guides you to ” direct you to a series of Scenic Vistas, where you will have the opportunity to contemplate nature or wildness in a globalized, urban space and the overlapping terrains of psychological and […]

  • UrBan WILDerness AcTioN CEntEr

    The Urban Wilderness Action Center (UWAC) is a project initiated by Jon Cohrs, in collaboration with the Eyebeam Student Residents (New York), Stephanie Pereira, and UK-based artist Kai-Oi Jay Yung (UK). The UWAC project includes a web platform uwac.anewfuckingwilderness.com and a day of action where people from NYC, Berlin, and London will design and disseminate […]

  • personal biospheres

    Vaughn Bell, a Seattle-based artist, created these biosphere boxes suspended from the ceiling. The artist had a box up at Bumbershoot, in Seattle, that I saw in-person. It feels like a different world when you stick your head in, especially in the two-person. He calls the installation “Village Green”. More from inhabitat.

  • architecture thriving on pollution.

    A building designed t0 grow a coat of ‘fur’ (comprised of airborne dust) on it’s outer surfaces via static electricity. don’t sneeze: “Dusty Relief, an edifice under construction in Bangkok which is surrounded by electrically charged wire that “grows fur” by statically attracting airborne filth. He has also conceived stealth habitats, hypothetical communities hidden from […]

  • EcoArtTech release turbulance commission.

    Cary Peppermint and Christine Nadir, who make up EcoArtTech, have just posted their Turbulance commission. Its a great project that corrupts image files based on the pollution outside a national park where the flickr image was taken. “Eclipse” is a user driven, networked-art application that alters and corrupts United States national and state park images […]

  • Eating yr neighbors fruit.

    Anything free has a little risk in it, so Urbanedibles.com has a hefty warning sign. But they’re a great resource for portland residents to find local produce that is left unused. If you catch it right, it could be fresher then those apples from new zealand…

  • A Life Study of Chernobyl Through Drawings.

    After the reactor accident at Chernobyl in 1986, she found her true calling: since then, Cornelia Hesse-Honegger has been studying and drawing malformed insects, especially true bugs (Heteroptera), which she collects in fallout areas and in the periphery of nuclear facilities. Building on her 25 years of experience as a scientific illustrator at the Natural […]

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