Project Description

Data sheet

  • Year: 2013

  • Customer: Fundación “la Caixa”

  • Location: Territorio Nacional

  • Surface: 200m2

  • Type: Travelling Exhibition

  • Works performed:Production and mounting for two drop down units of 100+100m2 for  the exhibition “The Arctic Breaks “. It includes the construction of show cases,   mechanization of parts for folding show cases, setting of interactive systems, methacrylates, retro-lighting, planetary, lighting of models, lighting, setting of sound and visual systems,  touch screens, placement of pieces,  graphic design for advertising banners, carpentry and painting.

  • Designer: Ámbito cero

Thematic

It treats of a travelling exhibition whose purpose is to give to know the role of the ecosystems of the North Pole and to wake up visitors awareness about the importance of the conservation of the polar region.
The exhibition pretends to boost the critical thought and sensitize visitors on the effects of the climatic change in the Arctic and it’s consequences for the rest of the planet.
An important part of the exhibition is formed by the photographies of  Andoni Canela, who has travelled by Greenland, Alaska, Canada, Svalbard, Iceland, Russia and Lapland and approaches us to the recent reality of the Arctic region.
“The Arctic breaks “ Also account with sound-visual presentation that explains what is an aurora borealis (the Northern Lights), the diverse classes of ice, also an interactive activities, where, amongst other, shows how undo the polar sockets and give the possibility to observe the peel of a polar bear, lichens and carnivorous plants.
Moreover, there is a group of pertinent pieces of Nunavut (Canada) and the north of Alaska that approach the visitors to the life and culture of the native inhabitants. The visitors also can listen to a  tale inuit-yupik and sami music,  feeling completely immersed in the extraordinary Arctic region.
Likewise, there is also a space created especially for the sample that simulates a walk between icebergs. The pieces and images that integrate the exhibition are arranged on irregular and geometrical walls that reminds the visitor of a real Iceberg and play with it’s numerous gradations of white and blue colours.

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