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Category “Green Art Installations”

Green Art Installations: Air Bear and Other Inflatable Bag Art

Friday, 22 March, 2013

When you live and work in a city over a long period of time, it’s sometimes possible to get so accustomed to seeing a mild amount of litter on the streets that you barely notice it after awhile. But what if one day the street litter suddenly came to life and began to move on…

Green Art Installations: The Reverse Graffiti Project

Friday, 8 March, 2013

The poet Keats once famously said that “Beauty is truth, truth beauty.” That statement could definitely apply to the Reverse Graffiti Project, which is the next green art movement I am discussing as part of my green art installation series. The term “graffiti art” is not one that most people think about in positive terms….

Green Art Installations: Running the Numbers

Wednesday, 27 February, 2013

Lately I’ve been quite fascinated with the power of visuals (art) and narratives (stories) as a way to “prick our hearts” (Acts 2:37), a way to wake us up and realize that something about our behavior needs to change. The installation I’d like to talk about today is a great example of artwork that does…

Green Art Installations: Patterned by Nature

Thursday, 7 February, 2013

Although I’m not an artist myself, for many years I’ve been fascinated with the potential of art installations to change people’s perceptions of the world. As you might expect, I’m especially intrigued by environmental art installations. Some of them are awe-inspiring and beautiful. Some of are didactic and thought-provoking. Some are funny and surprising. Many…