Awareness Raising

7000 oaks and counting, by Tiffany Holmes

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Artist: Tiffany Holmes Title: 7000 oaks and counting Year created: 2006-2009 Location: Chicago, USA Materials: building control system, custom software, digital display What is the piece’s impact? The piece made visible the previously invisible use of energy in an office environment, and thus the carbon footprint…

Running the Numbers, by Chris Jordan

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Artist: Chris Jordan Title: Running the Numbers Year created: 2006 – ongoing Location: Seattle, USA Materials: large scale prints, prints assembled from thousands of smaller images. What is the piece’s impact? The artist has rendered the statistics associated with consumption more “real,” by…

HighWaterLine, by Eve Mosher

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Artist: Eve Mosher Title:  HighWaterLine Year created: 2007 Location: New York City, USA Materials: Chalk, conversation What is the piece’s impact? The piece left 70 miles of a blue chalk line at the point of 10-feet above sea level in…

Particle Falls, by Andrea Polli and Chuck Varga

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  Artists: Andrea Polli and Chuck Varga Title:  Particle Falls Year created: 2010 Location: San Fernando Corridor, California, USA Materials: Laser and air pollution monitoring information. What is the piece’s impact?  It makes the invisible (particulate matter), visible to the greater public. People could use…

Food for Free, by Irational

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Artist: Irational (Heath Bunting and Kayle Brandon) Title:  Bristol Food for Free Year created: 2004 – 2013 Location: Bristol, UK Materials: Mapping, vacant lots, edible foods What is the piece’s impact?  This is a visual mapping of edible plant organisms that are available in…