exhibits

Sugar or Glass? When Gastronomy Meets Glass, Positive Ideas Crystallise. (Photos)

Chef Christian EscribĂ  making sugar hair… an alternative to nylon? Photo Credit: Poldo PomĂ©s, oh!BCN

Bored of conferences? Looking for inspiration? Then oh!BCN might just be your thing. It is a new kind of happening based around the unusual assoc…

Middle Eastern Artists Eye Environmental Threats

Exhibit poster for the Tehran Monoxide Project.

With water shortages and air pollution posing increasingly grave threats to the Middle East, artists in the region are working to make environmental issues more visible, both at home and in internationa…

The Horror of Elephant Poaching in Kenya: Shocking Photos by Chris Jordan

Photo: prixpictet Severed trunk of bull elephant, Namunyak Wildlife Conservancy

Chris Jordan’s work may be familiar to TreeHuggers because he has been photographing environmental issues for years. He has depicted the ravages of the oceans, and many …

Young Turkish Artists Grapple With Extinction of Species, Alienation from Nature in Istanbul Exhibit

Serkan Ă–zer, “Extinction,” 2011. Image: Pera Museum.

This summer, the well-regarded Pera Museum in Istanbul turned three of its floors over to art students from Anadolu University, giving them free reign to craft works representing the theme of “Pre…

The Valencians Have A Problem: The Falles, Culture vs. Environment

Burning Falla. Photo Credit: Manuel Molines

During the Valencia Design Week, the organisers of the FEED, the international bloggers meeting, took us to la Ciudad Fallera, the ‘City of Falles’. This is an industrial area where they build the Falles al…

Nature Runs Wild in Josef Frank’s Beloved Designs

‘Himalaya’ by Josef Frank. Image SFO Museum.

Vivid, almost psychedelic colors, swirling, tangled lines, and playful renderings of animals aren’t what most people think of when they hear the stern word “modernism.” These traits, though, are what cha…

Glowing "Soldiers" Represent Nuclear Threat in Creepy Art Exhibit

All Photos: Gustavo Sanabria, Courtesy of Luzinterruptus

In the wake of the disaster at Fukushima, the German parliament voted overwhelmingly to rid the country of nuclear power by 2022. But while anonymous artistic group Luzin…Read the full story …

Solar-Powered LED Lights in the Hudson River "Reflect" the Unseen Stars Above NYC

Images Courtesy of Sparkplug PR

In much of the United States, light pollution in cities and even the suburbs is so bad that “dark sky tourism” is a rising trend, as Americans seek out the stars their ancestors took for granted. Next month, New Yorker…

How About An Entire Book On A Single Poster To Save Paper And Space?

For a while I have been thinking of getting a Kindle. It saves trees and eliminates the impact of transportation and with Amazon’s recycling scheme in place as well as the fairly long lifespan of the Kindle, the problem of e-waste seems less worrying…

Have You Ever Had a Broken Heart? The Museum of Broken Relationships Needs Your Donations

Photo: new.brokenships: Divorce Day Mad Dwarf, 20 years,Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Oh, it’s cryin’ time again, you’re gonna leave me…” Think of the song that makes you remember the one that got away. Then think of a whole museum of objects signifying a…