studio 1:1 creates an urban city for ants in the shape of rotterdam studio 1:1 creates an urban city for ants in the shape of rotterdam
jul 09, 2015

studio 1:1 creates an urban city for ants in the shape of rotterdam

studio 1:1 creates an urban city for ants in the shape of rotterdam
photography by ossip

 

 

 

studio 1:1 has created a miniature city for an ant colony in the shape of the map of rotterdam. ‘urban ant city’ is showcased at office for metropolitan information (OMI), the colony of tiny insects can be seen making their way through the city ‘streets’, weaving and creating their own alternative routes. presented in a transparent glass case, the spatial installation can be closely observed, where eventually see the ants developing a new rotterdam.

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other exhibitions and work is being presented at the OMI office

 

 


urban ant city
video courtesy of studio 1:1

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the ants create organic alternative routes, gradually developing a new rotterdam

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hundreds of spanish ants find their way through the functionally planned city

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guests can observe the ‘urban ant city’ through the glass casing

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