Joaquín Fargas

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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..."

Homo Energeticus

"Homo Energeticus express the relation between the man and his environment and how the impact that has on it. Is an interactive installation conformed by tubes and fibers, filled with liquid, air and light. This fibers act as blood vessels, and are reflecting the energy in the people passing by, with the movement of the fluids. The green represents the impact of the man on the Vegetable Kingdom, the red one on Animal kingdom, and the violet is the cyanide produced by the mining. The work is complete with a..."