http://www.moma.org/collection/artist.php?artist_id=7806 A link to the works of Edward Gursky, who, like Burtynsky photographs images of mass consumption and displays them at a large scale. As a part of my own exhibition I would like to include such images in the gallery space on the walls from around Western Campus, taken by photographers in the Visual […]

http://besottedblog.com/chicken-wire-ghosts Just a potential idea for the construction of sculptures for the gallery exhibition. The concept of integrating human – like see through sculptures into the environment would be very interesting to consider for setting up sculptures outside the gallery space in the forest adjacent to the ArtLab for individuals to observe, or even somehow […]

“Nature shrinks as capital grows. The growth of the market cannot solve the very crisis it creates.”― Vandana Shiva, Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis

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http://sustainability.uwo.ca/documents/strategy/SustainableWesternExperience.pdf This is a link to the pdf. file outlining Western Universities future plans for sustainable implementations on campus.As a student attending this University and advocating for a reassessment of the way in which people consume waste products I feel this outline is very encouraging and should be publicly addressed and advertised more often. I […]

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http://sustainability.uwo.ca/ Western University, one of the largest Universities in Canada contains approximately 35,000 students and faculty members teaching and attending classes, living in residences, and working in other administration and management positions. The University additionally provides numerous resources to meet all the needs of these individuals including food establishments, stores, vending machines, buildings, classrooms, washrooms, […]

“Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.” – Helen Keller 

Bob Johnson, Wheel Cube, 38 tire rims collected from the Pittsburgh Pool, Tireless Project, Summer 2003.

http://www.greenmuseum.org/content/artist_index/artist_id-119.html this link directs to a series of works of art known as “River Cubes” which is developed by the artist Bob Johnson. Johnson creates these sculptures out of waste harvested from local streams and rivers. The artist describes his work as “philosophy in action with a sense of humor: serious fun fostering systematic redemption […]

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