Tag Archive for USA

Running the Numbers, by Chris Jordan

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Artist: Chris Jordan Title: Running the Numbers Year created: 2006 – ongoing Location: Seattle, USA Materials: large scale prints, prints assembled from thousands of smaller images. What is the piece’s impact? The artist has rendered the statistics associated with consumption more “real,” by…

HighWaterLine, by Eve Mosher

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Artist: Eve Mosher Title:  HighWaterLine Year created: 2007 Location: New York City, USA Materials: Chalk, conversation What is the piece’s impact? The piece left 70 miles of a blue chalk line at the point of 10-feet above sea level in…

Not a Cornfield, by Lauren Bon

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Artist: Lauren Bon Title:  Not a Cornfield Year created: 2005-2006 Location: Los Angeles, USA Materials: A corn field, website, and the cycle of plantation and harvest. What is the piece’s impact? The project transformed a 32-acre industrial brownfield site into a cornfield for one…

Spoil’s Pile, by Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison

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 Artist: Helen Mayer and Newton Harrison Title:  Spoil’s Pile  Year created: 1977-1979 Location: Art Park, New York Materials: diverted construction waste, seeds What is the piece’s impact? it led to the creation of a 3000 pile earthwork, which gradually became a 20 acre flowering meadow.  How…

Seed Bombing the Landscape, by Kathryn Miller

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Artist: Kathryn Miller Title: Seed Bombing the Landscape Year created: 1992-2001 Location: Santa Barbara, California Materials: clay, compost and local seeds. What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the growth of many seedlings. During exhibitions, seed bombs were made available for others to…

Particle Falls, by Andrea Polli and Chuck Varga

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  Artists: Andrea Polli and Chuck Varga Title:  Particle Falls Year created: 2010 Location: San Fernando Corridor, California, USA Materials: Laser and air pollution monitoring information. What is the piece’s impact?  It makes the invisible (particulate matter), visible to the greater public. People could use…