Description: Nobuho Nagasawa's Water Weaving Light Cycle pulsates with shifting hues of blue light. The sound sculpture woven from optical fiber is suspended above a Seattle City Hall stairwell. During the day, the fiber tapestry has the appearance of a woven glass net; at night, blue light pulses through the fiber, simulating flowing water. An audio component mixes the sound of lapping waves, recorded at localcal beaches, with weather-related environmental sounds selected by a computer linked to real-time weather reports by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Parsons product designers transform a campus gallery into a fine dining room where professors, alumni, and friends discuss global water issues and design solutions. The next day, the students repurpose the dining tables as work benches for a 24-hour design slam exploring water and infrastructure. Its another weekend at the School of Constructed Environments at Parsons, where building environments and building community go hand in hand.
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Till Design was founded while making a collaborative drawing in 2001 on an asphalt parking lot surface with two friends. Using paint on rollers and completed over a six month period this drawing was an experiment into a shared question about the shape our body makes in movement, the marks we can make in movement and our perception of those marks in time. The experience of doing this drawing was similar to the act of tilling, that is clearing a ground in which to work, reflect and make a difference.
With Earthscore, we can compose different ways of living on Earth.
Earthscore is a notational system similar to musical scoring. Just as conductors use classical music notation to orchestrate various musical instruments into a symphony, so Earthscore orchestrates different electronic media into "symphonies of knowledge" that support living on Earth in sustainable ways. Earthscore also includes a formal approach to working collaboratively, a yoga of relationships called Threeing.
Veden Taika (The Magic of Water) consists of three floating islands in Salo, Finland. The islands provide nesting habitat for birds and plant based filtration for improving water quality in the Salo Bird Pools, lagoons that were formerly used in the sewage treatment processes of the Salo Municipal Sewage Treatment Facility. Because an abundance of migrating and nesting birds now use the lagoons, the pools have been established as an EU-directive conservation site. The birds need nesting areas separated from surrounding land to protect the eggs and young birds from predators.
"The Blue Iceberg" project was created as a part of the "H2O Emergencias" workshop at Complutense University in Madrid, Spain. It was inspired by the GLACKMA project and the blue colour of glaciers.
We were treating the water issues through painting with colored ice cubes. Basically we wanted to reduce the intervention on the painting by hands to a minimum. We decided to leave the ice on the paper to melt and create its own lines and ways.
"Play the LA River is a come-one-come-all project by the arts collective Project 51 that invites Angelenos to explore, enjoy, reclaim & reimagine the mighty LA River as a grand civic space that can green & connect our communities. The project is collaborative, & our definition of play is broad. For 51 weeks, we encourage Angelenos to come to the river for play! Salsa. Picnic. Chess. Paint. Soccer. Sey. Act. Puzzle. Kayak. Nardi. Poker. Bike. Sculpt. Forage. Yoga. Bird. Sing. Tell ghost stories. Run. Hula hoop. Juggle. Bocce ball. Hip hop. Solitaire. Scavenger hunt. Skip.
In celebration of World Water Day 2016 water-wheel.ent is promoting and sponsoring virtual stages for collaborative events. They are “live” only during the scheduled time.
There are seven World Water! 2016 events!!!