Gallery: The Waterpod: a Floating Eco-Habitat


Waterworld this is not; Waterpod is the real deal! Concieved by artists Mary Mattingly and Mira Hunter, the Waterpod is a visionary, floating habitat set to launch—certainly not coincinentally—on May 1st (a.k.a., International Workers’ Day, Labour Day and millions of other workers’ protests around the world). A collaboration between an eclectic group of artists, curators and educators, Waterpod is an experimental, self-sustaining community or as the organizers say, “a floating, sculptural, eco-habitat designed for the rising tides.”

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  1. LaurenOB April 1, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    For an interview with Mary Mattingly about this project, visit’s 500 Words:

  2. dontbeadowner February 26, 2009 at 12:29 am

    i hate to be a downer but this is a rip off. brooklyn artist andrea zittel has done this already. waaaaa-waaaaaah

  3. GEORGESGSA February 19, 2009 at 8:35 am

    Keep on the Good Job!!! In time of crisis, knowledge, convictions, faith are nothing without imagination. Creative imagination that could be put on practice is what we need. It’s a start, a good start!!

  4. davidwayneosedach January 30, 2009 at 11:13 am

    What a brilliant concept! I could envision living on one of these self-supporting Islands in the Carribbean for therest of my life.

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