Joaquín Fargas

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Connection Plaza

"Connection Plaza is a group of interactive sculptures connected one to each other through the Internet. The participants complete the work of art: When the firs participant step on a circle his/her body weight turns on a device which lifts a telescopic tower somewhere else, trying to call someone, like a phone ringing. If a second participant answers the call stepping on the circle in front of the raised tower, he/she will raise the tower in front of the first participant establishing a two way connection...."

Environmental Credit Card/Biogame

"Environmental Credit is a project which proposes a paradigm shift towards the use of the planet resources, having in mind future generations and the environmental sustainability of the Earth. It involves every living creature, considering the relation with its closest environment, the near outer space and the universe in general. Environmental Credit presents an intervention on the planet’s ecosystem and human life. It limits individual actions related to consumption to seek a balance between used resources..."

Space for purification

"A fishing hut in Cheng Long, Taiwan  and its surroundings were converted into a »Place for Purification» where the water, our thoughts and our behavior regarding the environment could be improved. The project »Place for Purification» is a mix of art, science and technology. The main goal is to achieve a better relationship between the people and the environment, the human beings and nature. The installation is a combination between wind sculptures, solar panels and a purifying water system. It was used..."

Immortality

"The installation is composed by a bioreactor containing living heart cells and a multimedia system. The cells are kept alive into a Petri dish, a container that allows them to be feed with nutrients and to grow over a substrate. The cells are heart rat cells that have no information in their DNA about ageing. A major concern of humankind has been to perpetuate over time. Beyond the transcendental spirit that leads us to believe in the continuity of the species, it has been speculated on the possibility that..."