Symbiosis (Polymorf, 2021) is a performative, multisensory, multiuser and multi-species-storytelling VR experience. It offers a speculative world set 200 years in the future on the ruins of the Anthropocene after climate disaster has changed the world beyond recognition. This installation offers blueprints for the creation of new family relationships between humans, animals, plants and AI. On the verge of extinction, symbiosis between and the redesign
The main conflict with Scaly Pete could be interpreted as anthropomorphizing the shark since it is a traditional revenge plot, which – played out with people – informs many similarly structure open-world games (the game has been consequently framed as “GTA with sharks”) The narrator, loosely reminiscent of Richard Attenborough’s style of documentary narration, makes
From the game’s Steam page: “Luna’s Fishing Garden is a short, cozy fishing and building game. Become a part of a fairytale, catch fish, trade with the fox spirit, and create the garden of your dreams by planting new trees, placing water objects, and bringing animals to the archipelago.” The developers encourage slow and paidic
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is an open-world adventure game developed by Ustwo Games. The game focuses on exploring the world and conserving the wildlife. On the website, the game is framed as re-creating the sense of wonder and relaxation of a child’s summer holiday and focusing on positive feedback loops as a “feel-good game about running around and doing
PandaDroom, internationally known as PandaVision, is a 4D short film created by Dutch amusement park The Efteling, in cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature. The film ran for 17 years (2002 – 2019) before ultimately being removed from the amusement park. The short film raises awareness of different environmental issues and what effects
This documentary series is made by The Earthshot Prize in collaboration with the BBC, and looks into solutions that promise to deliver a sustainable world in which both nature and humanity can thrive. The project aims to generate new ways of thinking, as well as new technologies, systems, policies, and solutions.
This photo of the Breakwater dive site in Monterey, California, won the first prize in the World Press Photo competition 2021 in the category "Environment, Singles". It demonstrates interdiscursivity as a discursive strategy by combining the pollution of the oceans with the face mask as an iconic image of the Covid-19 pandemic.
From K8: “The Ocean Bottle concept was first introduced to K8 in early 2018, by founder, Will Pearson. Will and his team, based at London Business School, saw that in order to help put a stop to ocean plastic they needed to come up with a systematic solution to incentivise plastic recycling before it reaches
The restaurant and the menu in particular are linked to the Peruvian food research project Mater, and aims to make the different ecosystems of Peru experienceable in a multisensory manner by incorporating numerous hyperlocal, sometimes otherwise unknown or forgotten ingredients. From the website: “An exploration of its country’s biodiversity, Central takes diners on a journey