“Climate + – “

  In Ethiopia plastic jerrycans, called jerekinas, are part of the landscape and part of every household on the countryside. They are used for carrying water and then as containers for all kind of things. While both boys and girls carry water, boys use the jerrycans while some girls still use traditional clay pots. Kebreab´s more…

H ++

H++ is a design intervention to aid in eliminating water hyacinth from local rivers and streams. This project serves as a practical illustration on how to effectively convert a destructive invasive species into a useful cash-crop. H++ makes effective use of water hyacinth as a raw material for creating household objects that are desirable, durable, more…

“Aiyedun”

Adefila is the director of  the Crown Troupe, a social theater – performance company working in non traditional scenarios. The group will work on a critical neighborhood in Lagos, in the Alyedun street (which translated means ironically “life is sweet”). The project shall explore the impact of climate change in the day to day life more…

“A tree, a leaf at a time”

Fashion is one of the areas where our consumer practices are most clearly reflected. Therefore, Adebimpe created a reversible dress to be used in multiple ways, achieving variety with one single garment. She is also making  a call of attention to the massive use of plastic bags and the possibility of them being replaced by more…

“Incomplete”

Installation with five video projections, which will be seen one at a time depending were the viewers are located, the five  videos will be simultaneously seen only when there are more than five viewers. The images deal with climate change, obsessions of society, struggle for basic needs and the ideals of a good life. On more…

Set Ena Wend

Robel Temesgen will develop a project centered on a  process oriented dialogue with children on their dreams of a good life.  He will work with children – girls and boys – on the issue of  “what they want to be”. Interviews with the children will be made and will be documented on videos; four children more…

No rice for the pot

No rice for the pot is a project questioning gender and tradition in Cambodia. The artist is using the rice pot, which is an important item in every countryside household in Cambodia and one of the most valuable possession for a married woman. A group of women will be interviewed in order to discuss the more…

Hut´s Tep So Da Chan

Project based on the question of what is a good life, the artists makes a reflection on the house or any living space as a private geography where issues as life practices and gender are reflected upon.

To Live or to Live a Good Life

Nino´s project will reflect on consume practices and aims to bring a reflection to people on what they consume. She has developed an online survey where people may answer about what they consum and how it is related to their happiness or not; the survey creates then “the good life index”. The project also consists more…

Flea market of memories

Sokuntevy will reflect on consume by creating a flea market where people will be interviewed on the objects they have chosen to give away: what is their meaning, where they came from, why were they chosen?. She will set up a flea market stall in a real market in Phnom Penh, after these experience Sokuntevy more…