Gum Democracy

Gum Election is a guerrilla art project which kicked off in New York City in October 2008. Claiming to install “modern democracy” in public space, the project was aimed to encourage people to vote in 2008’s presidential election, and also not to spit out their chewing gums carelessly on the Big Apple’s already dirty pavements.

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Catching Falling Fruit

Here in the Southern Hemisphere, we are approaching the most fruitful time of the year. The harvest of apples, pears and stonefruit is underway and new season fruit is available for purchase in our supermarkets and grocery stores. Unfortunately, most of these fruits will be sprayed with pesticides and transported thousands of kilometres across our…

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An Inflatable Homage To Childhood

Walter is an enormous white inflatable bunny created by Singapore-based illustrator, artist and all-round creative Dawn Ng. Her creature measures 6 by 4 meters and was inserted in different places throughout Singapore’s landscape of standard flats and heartland enclaves, in order to create scenarios filled with surprise and wonder. She took Walter to 30 different spots in and around the city. By placing something surreal in a totally ‘invisible normal’ scenery, Ng aims to enable people to rediscover the beauty of places and the extraordinary in their everyday lives.

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