Using Art to Raise Awareness for Sustainability

Human Power
Melle Smets and Kris De Decker

“Art is so much more than you think; although it can’t directly solve the problems, it shines issues in a new light”.
-Carlijn Diesfeldt

Bio-based World News reporter Emily O’Dowd, recently spoke with curator and art advisor Carlijn Diesfeldt, to discuss how science and art can effectively collaborate to question how public spaces are being used.

Carlijn is the creator of the Zero Footprint Campus project at the Urecht Science Park in the Netherlands, which is composed by 12 artists who want to provide a new perspective on environmental harm. The artists have managed to created a unique place to encourage people to think about the surroundings that they interact with.

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