Artist Nino Sarabutra, of Thailand, created a combination installation and online survey, asking visitors both financial and logistical information about their lives, as well as the fundamental question "Are you happy?" Bowls are central to the insta
From clay to porcelain
The bowls are 365 in number, and are hung throughout galleries and are presented in context with the results of the online survey.
clay sculptures (by Robel Temesgen)
Artist Robel Temesgen worked with children from Ethiopia to develop a series of clay sculptures based on what they'd like to be when they grew up.
one of the students showing off her clay mobile phone (by Robel Temesgen)
Some of the sculptures depict the shiny baubles of technology: cell phones, digital cameras.
Robel Temesgen, Sculpture, Ethiopia
The children developed costumed-clad theater performances with Temesgen, featuring their clay sculptures.
Neak Sophal -Kate O'Hara
Sophal Neal turned her focus to the role of the woman in her Cambodian village, asking women about their relationship to food and cooking, and creating a collective installation of the pots the women use to cook in every day. The women smeared their
pots with paint and arranged them in a pyramid, which sat near photographs of them and descriptions of their interviews.