Tag Archive for UK

Geocruiser, by Nils Norman

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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…

No Shop, by Thomas Matthews

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Designer: Thomas Matthews Title: No Shop  Year created: 1997 Location: London, England Materials: the design of a retail operation with nothing for sale What is the piece’s impact? The temporary piece, which was done for the group Friends for the Earth, garnered quite…

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…

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…

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…