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Summer 2009 July 3 to Thanksgiving
The concept for Future Compass 2009: rooted water originates in the profound relationship between water and plants only through the preservation of plants and the conservation of water will we be able to chart a course for a sustainable future.
Bio: Ichi Ikeda (Japan)
Japanese sculptor and performance artist Ichi Ikeda uses water as his main medium, a choice strongly connected to global environmental problems. Recognizing that water is one of the Earth’s most precious resources, Ikeda is dedicated to raising global awareness of water conservation through international conferences, community activism, public performances, and interactive installations.
He encourages viewers to consider the larger context in which they live and to see how their actions can affect the Earth’s future through large- and small-scale artworks he calls “Ikeda Water.” Among the most important of these works are Water Piano, Water Mirror, Earth-Up-Mark, United Waters, the Big Hands Conference, the Manosegawa River Art Project, the Water Market Project, and 80 Liter Water Box.
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