Energy

Rane-Char, by Dr. Daro Montag

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Artist: Dr. Daro Montag Title: Rane-Char  Year created: 2009 Location: Falmouth, Cornwall, UK Materials: Carcoal What is the piece’s impact? The piece involves the creation and distribution of “Bio-char,” which is a “fine grained, highly porous charcoal that helps soils retain…

Super gas, by Superflex

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Artist: Superflex Title:  Supergas Year created: 1997 – ongoing Location: Based in Copenhagen, Denmark Materials: a bright orange biogas plant What is the piece’s impact? The piece is essentially an aesthetically pleasing bio gas plant. They have installed several pieces in various…

Steeped in Exploration,by Matthew Mazzotta

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Artist: Matthew Mazzotta Title: Steeped in Exploration – “A Teahouse without Tea!” Year created: 2009-2011 Location: Smalle Ee, Netherlands Materials: Methane digester, cow manure, kettle, tea, small building made of local materials What is the piece’s impact? It lead to the creation of…

Oil Standard, by Michael Mandiberg

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Oil Standard screencast from Michael Mandiberg.  Artist: Michael Mandiberg Title: Oil Standard Year created: 2011 Location: The internet, artist based in New York, USA. Materials: Internet plug-in, freeware What is the piece’s impact? It’s an educational piece, which uses an internet web…

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…