Mark
  
Mark
Studio
TRAPEZE

Concept & Creative Direction
RAM SINAM
(Co-Founder, Trapeze / Founder, Wari Watai)

Programming
TWIST OPEN





COLOURNEXT 2013  TREND STORY . NARRATIVE INSTALLATION

Upcycle

In this consumerist society of use-and-throw-away, there is a counter-culture that seeks to reuse by repurposing. There is great fun and meaning in repurposing objects that are old or discarded, into something meaningful and quirky. 

‘Upcycle’ is encapsulated in an installation of a vibrant tree that is made of exhaust pipes of cars and trucks, along with other discarde objects. An old product which once polluted the landscape becomes a metaphor for something that is good for the environment! The tree is made richer in experience with the addition of the dynamic foliage -a series of discarded fans that are programmed to rotate at a specific RPM on a time line to mimic the gentle breeze that brings comfort and solace. There are 5 headphones embedded on the tree that have soundtrack reminiscing of the many journeys each exhaust would have travelled across the country.



The motorcycle chain is repurposed to become the glow sign ‘Upcycle’ for the installation, while the theme colours are introduced on the repurposed discarded boards, doors etc. These surfaces add to the warm, quirky atmosphere of the colour theme by retaining the textures and memories of the many layered stories.

ColourNext (2011 - 2018) 
2013
Gender Blender
Colournext 2013
Pocket of Silence
Colournext 2013
Human
Colournext 2013
Taste of Earth
Colournext 2013
Upcycled
Colournext 2013
Lookbook 2013
Colournext 2013
2014
Plate-Up
Colournext 2014
Co-Explore
Colournext 2014
Lookbook 2014
Colournext 2014
2015
My Freewill
Colournext 2015
No Pun In Ten Did
Colournext 2015
Startup
Colournext 2015
Lookbook 2015
Colournext 2015
Cafe Madder
Colournext 2016
Rekindle
Colournext 2016
Age of Creators
Colournext 2016
The Explorer
Colournext 2016
Flock
Colournext 2016
Lookbook 2016
Colournext 2016
2017
Colour of the year
Colournext 2017
Local Pride
Colournext 2017
Elixir
Colournext 2017
Slow Living
Colournext 2017
Bot is Human
Colournext 2017
Lookbook 2017
Colournext 2017
2018
Colour of the Year
Colournext 2018
Alchemy of Memories
Colournext 2018
Busy Cool
Colournext 2018
Humane
Colournext 2018
Untamed
Colournext 2018
Lookbook 2018
Colournext 2018
Phase I
2011
Dreamscape
ColourNext 2011
Analytica
ColourNext 2011
Charcoal
ColourNext 2011
Paris at 40
ColourNext 2011
Lookbook 2011
ColourNext 2011
2012
Small Joys
Colournext 2012
Crystal
Colournext 2012
Awakening
Colournext 2012
Headrush
Colournext 2012
Lookbook 2012
ColourNext 2012

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