Mari Savio is well-known for her designs, concepts and participatory design projects for both children and adults. Her visual style cheerfully combines the aesthetics of exclusive design with flea-market treasures. Savio’s work affirms that in a world overrun by hysterical consumption, small visual touches and doing by hand can cleanse the mind.
At the Our Forest workshop, participants are invited to create a three-dimensional forest by cutting leaves, plants and forest creatures out of translucent film. The jungle-like piece is a finished artwork in progress. The installation, which is constructed of colourful plexiglass walls, starts off as a bare spring forest and grows into full bloom as the exhibition guests add their own touches to the piece.