Art projects related to environmental sustainability

Intersection Repair, City Repair


Organization: City Repair Title: Intersection Repair Year created: group founded in 1996 Location: Portland, OR Materials: Various, e.g. paint and sculpture. What is the piece’s impact? The project has led to the transformation of intersections into more vibrant public spaces.…

myforestfarm and mycarboncredits, by Dirk Fleischmann


Artist: Conceptualized by Dirk Fleischmann. Developed in collaboration with Thomas Daquioag, Renato Habulan and Rodolfo Ferrer Title:  myforestfarm and mycarboncredits Year created: 2008 – ongoing Location: Antipolo City, (Rizal Province, Philippines) Materials: Trees, digital photography What is the piece’s impact? Ultimately, this project is a reforestation…

Be Moved by Art: The JMSB North Stairwell Gallery


Organization: David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise  Title: Be Moved by Art (North Stairwell) Year: 2014 Materials: Stairwell, photo-based art. What is the piece’s impact? The piece transforms the stairwell of a large Canadian business school into an ambulatory sustainability-focused art…

Geocruiser, by Nils Norman


Artist: Nils Norman Title: Geocruiser  Year created: 2001 Location: UK, but it moves around. Materials: Converted bus What is the piece’s impact? Led to the creation of an open access mobile library and education centre housed in a converted bus. The library specializes in…

Time Landscape, by Alan Sonfist


Artist: Alan Sonfist Title: Time Landscape Year created: 1965 (concept) – unveiled 1978 Location: New York City, USA Materials: Plants that were native to this area in pre-colonial times. What is the piece’s impact? “Sonfist and local community members used a palette of native…

15 Below jacket, Lida Baday and TAXI


Designers: Lida Baday and TAXI Title:  15 Below Project Year created: 2007 Location: Canada Materials: What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the creation of a jacket to be distributed tot he homeless. The jacket waterproof and breathable and comes…