Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Surviving the Post-Trump Apocalypse


With Donald Trump threatening to break the US's commitments to bring climate change under control, artist Chih Chiu confronts the looming environmental crisis with Voyage on the Planet, his self-contained survival kit which recycles the oxygen produced by a single plant.


Survival Kit

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Ride 'em Hoseboy!

Firefighters in Belcourt, North Dakota did a test run of their new fire hose rodeo competition.


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Pablo Escobar’s Narco Hippos

In the 1980s, Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was rich enough to have his own private zoo. What happened to the animals when Escobar was killed in a shootout?



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Microbial Brooches

These felt brooches by Vancouver-based artist Hine Mizushima resemble microscopic organisms such as Paramecium, Euglena, Amoeba and Daphnia commonly found in swamps, freshwater lakes, ponds, streams and rivers.







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Urban Campsite Amsterdam

UrbanCampsite Amsterdam is a collection of artistic micro shelters that pop up  in an underused part of the city every other year. This year's exhibition theme is "The Art of Tech-Living". Each dwelling can be booked on Airbnb through August, with prices ranging from €85-140 per night.

Sleeping Pod,” Studio Made Photo by Jeroen Staats

GigaBed,” Studio Valkenier Photo via UrbanCampsite

Tubalow,” Boomhuttenfest Photo by Jeroen Staats


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