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Incandescent Igloos

The Bibigloo by Bibi is a Glowing Structure Made Entirely out of Plastic Jugs

— February 26, 2011 — Eco
The Bibigloo by Bibi is a dramatic eco creation with a brilliant glowing exterior and a poignant social commentary.

Created by the French artist to draw attention to the effects of global warming on the Inuit populations of North America, the Bibigloo by Bibi is made entirely of plastic water jugs. At night, the structure's LED lining illuminates to give the entire structure a fiery, vibrant glow that cannot be ignored or overlooked.

Implications - Artists have been using their artworks as a way to make a statement for many years. It's a beautiful form of expression that raises awareness on certain issues that might have been ignored had they not produced their works. Rather than ads or commercials, organizations can hire artists who put out artistic displays that truly reflect issues that need some attention.
Trend Themes
1. Eco-artivism - There is an opportunity for artists to combine art and activism in creating works that raise awareness on environmental issues.
2. Upcycling - Using discarded materials in creating art installations that have social commentary can create new opportunities to reduce waste while highlighting issues on sustainability.
3. Illuminated Structures - Using LED technology in creating visually appealing structures can create more immersive experiences for audiences and visitors.
Industry Implications
1. Art and Design - Artists and designers can collaborate on projects that highlight issues on sustainability and create powerful visual statements.
2. Recycling and Waste Management - Innovative solutions can be developed to repurpose and upcycle discarded materials into new and useful products or structures.
3. Tourism - Illuminated structures can attract tourists who are looking for unique and visually appealing experiences, thereby creating new opportunities for tourism businesses.
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