Tag Archive for USA

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…

E Pluribus Unum, by Chris Jordan

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Artist: Chris Jordan Title: E Pluribus Unum Year created: 2010 Location: Seattle,  USA Materials: large scale print, massive database of organizations working in social justice and environmental issues. What is the piece’s impact? The title of the piece roughly translates to read “Out 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…

PHAT-Promoting Healthy Alternatives for Teens

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Artist/Organization: University of Maryland Medical Center – Shock Trauma Center with The 5th L Title: PHAT-Promoting Healthy Alternatives for Teens Year created: 1998 – ongoing Location: Baltimore, USA Materials: Spoken word is part of a larger intervention. What is the project’s piece’s impact? Participants are given…

Wheatfield: A Confrontation, by Agnes Denes

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Artist: Agnes Denes Title: Wheatfield: A Confrontation Year created: 1982 Location: New York City, USA Materials: A wheat field, and the cycle of plantation and harvest. What is the piece’s impact? The project transformed an brownfield site into a wheat field for one agricultural…

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…

Urban Apple Orchard, by Susan Leibovitz Steinman

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Artist: Susan Leibovitz Steinman Title: Food for Thought: Urban Apple Orchard Year created: 1994-1995 Location: San Francisco, USA Materials: Salvaged tires, recycled concrete gravel, eleven different “antique” apple trees, salvaged tree limbs. What is the piece’s impact? It reclaimed a desolate urban space…