Welcome to I-con, 1st Global Container Art Exhibition
The ISO container was a single of the essential improvements in twentieth century logistics. It enabled economical and less costly containment and distribution of items by land, sea and the sky for the world mass intake. Just about each individual produced product or service humans consume spends some time in a container. 18 million overall containers make around two hundred million excursions for every calendar year around the entire world. Some 10,000 containers are missing at sea each individual calendar year.
Having its origins in the late 1780s, containers have been beside shipping applied as structural ingredient for limitless functions. They array from Africa, navy education facility, educational institutions, residences, merchants, abstract artwork, labs, clinics, studios, information centres to clandestine hashish gardens.
The Box, a BBC challenge is adhering to a container around the entire world for a calendar year to explain to stories of globalisation and the entire world financial system.
Below at I-con we want you to observe the containers telling the tale of their quest for a way to positively adjust the lives of all with only a single container, so the other people can be set cost-free.
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