Tackling environmental issues through the arts

Artist Benjamin Von Wong and social impact strategist Laura Francois in their immersive sculpture at Marina Barrage. The installation, on display at Plastikophobia, is made from 18,000 used plastic cups collected from hawker centres.
Artist Benjamin Von Wong and social impact strategist Laura Francois in their immersive sculpture at Marina Barrage. The installation, on display at Plastikophobia, is made from 18,000 used plastic cups collected from hawker centres.ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

SINGAPORE - In a dark room in Marina Barrage is a bright, claustrophobic sculpture visitors can walk into.

It is a slightly unsettling installation. Low, resonant music pulsates in the background. Some parts might remind viewers of the tentacles of a sea monster.

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