Sustainability – World Science Festival brings activities, events, and demonstrations – Science in the Square “Holoscenes”.
The purpose was to educate, entertain, and inspire to appreciate sustainability, the earth, and its surroundings. In particular, topics concerning our planet include sustainability, global warming, re-use and recycle. All the environmental topics drew interested in the media. Besides, some of the activities included the Sustainable Dance Floor, a creative way of showing energy consumption and capture. We spent time at the dance floor and were able to capture a few Joules.
Holoscenes – Person inside a giant water tank
The main event of Science is in the Square is Holoscenes.
The piece depicts a much-increasing concern for our water. Because of this, “We are displaying worry. This is pain-channeling.”
Holoscenes is a work of art to help create awareness creating an animated display in Times Square.
Additionally, the water tank attracted a variety of tourists and locals as well. One cannot avoid a gymnast inside a water box. In addition, we need to bring the focus back to clean waters and a sustainable environment. According to the UN, current estimates indicate that roughly 83 million people are being added to the world’s population every year. One point from the UN is clear:
Even assuming that fertility levels will continue to decline, the global population is expected to reach 8.6 billion in 2030, 9.8 billion in 2050 and 11.2 billion in 2100, according to the medium-variant projection.
The World Science Festival holds a massive event in Times Square, New York City. The mid-town location provided a night full of events, music, and hands-on activities. In addition, there is a great scientific spectacle in town. The purpose of Science in the Square was to educate, entertain, and inspire people. Most importantly, to appreciate the earth and its surroundings.
Holoscenes was performed from 6 pm to 11 pm, June 1 – 3 2017
Developed: Energy Floors
Created: Lars Jan and Early Morning Opera