Among the Trees: New exhibition highlights the indispensable role trees play in everyone’s lives and imaginations

Among the Trees, a new exhibition exploring people’s relationship with trees and forests, is highlighting the indispensable role that trees play in the lives and imaginations of everyone. From Colombian rainforests and remote Japanese islands to a 9,550-year-old spruce in Sweden, the exhibition at London’s Hayward Gallery in the Southbank Centre draws attention to the beauty, scale and complexity of trees and forests as seen … Continue reading Among the Trees: New exhibition highlights the indispensable role trees play in everyone’s lives and imaginations

Exhibition Review: Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency, Royal Academy of Arts, London

It’s a fact: “we are facing an ecological emergency”. The likes of young environmental guardians Greta Thunberg, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Artemisa Xakriaba and their peers have voiced these facts for the world to take note and take action. Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency, an exhibition that is currently on at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, on the other hand takes … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Eco-Visionaries: Confronting a planet in a state of emergency, Royal Academy of Arts, London

Exhibition Review: Olafur Eliasson’s In Real Life, Tate Modern, London

It’s been 16 years since Olafur Eliasson’s The Weather Project shone light upon the Tate Modern’s turbine hall. A marvellous artist’s impression of the sun employing a semi-circular screen, a ceiling of mirrors, and artificial mist to create the illusion of the sun. I still remember that installation, encouraged to sit and lay down on the floor of the turbine hall as if I was catching … Continue reading Exhibition Review: Olafur Eliasson’s In Real Life, Tate Modern, London

FOOD Bigger than the Plate – V&A exhibition explores future of food

A new exhibition, FOOD: Bigger than the Plate, is showcasing how individuals, communities and organisations are reinventing how food is grown, distributed and experienced. Taking visitors on a journey through the food cycle, from compost to table, the exhibition at London’s V&A poses questions about how the collective choices we make can lead to a more sustainable and food future in innovative and playful ways. … Continue reading FOOD Bigger than the Plate – V&A exhibition explores future of food

Green Hero: Jackie Chan’s green art exhibition features upcycled art made from movie props

Jackie Chan is revered for his martial arts skills and stunts. And he is also fast becoming revered for his environmental activism too The legendary martial artist and actor, who has been collecting waste left on his film sets, has opened a new green art exhibit at the Leonardo Museum of Creativity and Innovation in Salt Lake City. The Green Hero exhibit centres around Jackie Chan’s lifelong … Continue reading Green Hero: Jackie Chan’s green art exhibition features upcycled art made from movie props

Sea Nomads: Exhibition documents Malay’s Bajau Laut and efforts to conserve their ocean culture

The Bajau Laut, an indigenous tribe belonging to the area within and around Malaysia, are some of the last true marine nomads. For centuries they have lived out their lives almost entirely at sea – plying a tract of ocean between the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. In a new exhibition, entitled Sea Nomads, photographer James Morgan documents the Bajau Laut, highlighting their efforts to conserve … Continue reading Sea Nomads: Exhibition documents Malay’s Bajau Laut and efforts to conserve their ocean culture