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Social Art for Public Spaces – Hypermorph Garden 3.0 by Fuen Chin

Posted on November 30, 2021

The Institute for Art and Innovation encourages artists all across the globe to take on socially engaged art projects. These co-creative projects aim to generate social and environmental impact. The ‘Social Art Archive for Public Spaces’ is a new initiative by IFAI to promote social art interventions. Thereby, we encourage people to re-create them in their local context. Fuen Chin is a Malaysan artist who takes inspiration from horticulture – the usage of art and science on the development andRead More

Social Art for Public Spaces – HOME by Benna G. Maris

Posted on November 24, 2021

The Berlin-based Institute for Art and Innovation (IFAI) highly values collaborative and co-creative artistic practices that aim to generate social transformation. In the ‘Social Art Archive for Public Spaces,’ IFAI uses their platforms to promote social art interventions, encouraging people all over the world to re-create them locally. “Either eclecticism or boredom” is the motto of Benna G. Maris. Their multimedia art always hovers in between various spaces and searches for interdisciplinary approaches. Among others, their interests focus on philosophy,Read More

Social Art for Public Spaces – The Womb by Isabella Bhoan

Posted on November 16, 2021

To promote social art, the Institute for Art and Innovation (IFAI) created ‘The Social Art Archive for Public Spaces.’ Social art refers to any artistic practice that steers towards social impact and change. By means of collaboration and social interaction, social art interventions aim to positively affect society. The Social Art Archive for Public Space gathers social art interventions and performances that could be reproduced across the globe. In this way, IFAI highlights social art and engages everyone interested toRead More

IFAI @STEAMing into the Future

Posted on November 12, 2021

Come and meet IFAI at the panel ‘STEAMing into the Future’, organized by Aveiro Tech City . 🌿  Avairo Tech City brings different fields together to discuss and negotiate how to live and work in a digital and connected city. The panel will focus on STEAM education’s best and next practices, models and approaches. During this panel, Nicole Loeser will talk about how IFAI adopts a STEAM-approach. ⌛ WHEN? 16 November  2021, 13:00-15:15  🧭 SPEAKERSNicole Loeser, Director of the Institute for Art and Innovation,Read More

Artist Interview with Mo Langmuir

Posted on November 5, 2021

The Social Art Award is a biennial initiative hosted by the Institute for Art and Innovation to promote social artists. As this year’s theme explored New Greening, social artists from all over the world were encouraged to reflect upon issues of environmental protection, ecosystem recovery, biodiversity and many more topics on planet’s restoration. To respond to these challenges, IFAI stimulate artists to take on an active role, and make their art socially to engage the general public. In this way,Read More

IFAI @Klima Slam

Posted on November 4, 2021

Come and meet IFAI at the Klima Slam organized by Urania Berlin and Berlin Science Week. 🌿 Klima Slam 2021 in Berlin focuses on the topic of climate, climate impacts and climate consequences. Innovative initiatives from Berlin compete to present their projects, ideas and initiatives in a creative and entertaining way. Come and support IFAI during this event. Nicole Loeser will talk about the Plastic Revolution and how we can generate environmental transformation by joining forces. ⌛ WHEN? 4 November  2021,Read More

Artist Interview with Jos Volkers

Posted on October 28, 2021

In the Artist Interview Series, we highlight this year’s Social Art Award winners. The Social Art Award is a biennial award organized by the Institute for Art and Innovation based in Berlin. Artists from all over the word get a chance to share their visionary projects. Drawing on the concept of social art, the IFAI believes that art can fuel transformation in society. The 2021 award revolved around ‘New Greening,’ meaning that the applications should focus on new ways toRead More

Artist Interview with Romy Snijders

Posted on October 21, 2021

To promote social art, the Institute for Art and Innovation (IFAI) organizes the biennial Social Art Award. As New Greening constituted the theme of this year’s award, artists from all over the world were invited to rethink issues of environmental preservation, ecosystem recovery, biodiversity loss and so on. To generate long-term social and environmental transformations, public engagement forms an important tool. Social art enables us to imagine and achieve more sustainable and green futures together!  Romy Snijders has been awardedRead More

Panel on bioeconomy and sustainable transformation

Posted on October 15, 2021

Meet IFAI at the Entrepreneurship Summit on Saturday, October 23! The Entrepreneurship Summit joins German startups to find entrepreneurial solutions for a more sustainable and socially responsible future. This year’s theme is ‘The Great Transformation.’ The panel “How can the bioeconomy contribute to a sustainable transformation?” will bring together experts who have launched pioneering projects on bio-based products and materials, as well as important educational programs and networks. 📣 PANEL (in German):23 October 2021, 13:30 pm – 14:30 pm 🧭Read More

Artist Interview with Milan Rai

Posted on October 14, 2021

The biennial Social Art Award by the Institute for Art and Innovation honors artists and art initiatives aiming to generate social impact. By encouraging public participation, art can fuel transformation in society. This year, issues of biodiversity, resource saving and environmental shaped the call for Social Art Award projects. The New Greening-theme inspired more than 700 artists to apply and enabled the public to imagine more sustainable and green futures together.    In particular, Milan Rai’s projects guide social and environmentalRead More

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