Tag Archive for International

Echigo Tsumari Art Field

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Project: Echigo Tsumari Art Field Year created: 2000 Location: the Echigo-Tsumari region of Japan What is the piece’s impact? Currently, approximately 160 artworks by artists from all over the world are dotted across the Echigo-Tsumari Art Field. This project also includes the…

Playback Theatre

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Concept:  Playback Theatre Year created: 1975-ongoing Location: Global – it is practiced in over 50 countries (source). Materials: interactive, improvisational theatre, What is the piece’s impact? Audience members share moments from their lives with the audience, and then watch it played…

Animal Estates, by Fritz Haeg and collaborators

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Artist: Fritz Haeg and collaborators Title: Animal Estates Year created: 2008-ongoing Locations: Rotterdam and  Utrecht, The Netherlands, London, England, Cleveland, Ohio, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, California,Cambridge, Massachusetts, Austin, Texas, New York, New York. Materials: various What is the piece’s impact? In addition to events and exhibitions meant to raise awareness…

The Vagina Monologues, by Eve Ensler

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Artist: Eve Ensler Title: The Vagina Monologues Year created:1994 Location: Global Materials: theatre What is the piece’s impact? What started as a play has evolved into a global movement, now called V-Day. Volunteers put on this play and proceeds support anti-violence…

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…

The Real Costs, by Michael Mandiberg

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Artist: Michael Mandiberg Title: The Real Costs  Year created: 2007 Location: The internet, artist based in New York, USA. Materials: Browser plugin, freeware. What is the piece’s impact?  It’s an educational piece, which uses an internet web browser plug-in that that inserts emissions data…

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…

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…