Chris Tobias I Light Presso

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This presentation explores sustainability initiatives at the iLight Marina Bay Festival held in Singapore late 2010.

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Chris Tobias I Light Presso

  1. 1. Vision + Development | Performance Optimisation | Project Management | Content + Communications
  2. 2. Festival Sustainability Overview
  3. 3. Wait… what happened to night time?
  4. 4. Mission:deliver a high-caliber light art eventinspire Singaporeansraise awareness on energy andsustainability relating to light useageenhance the urban built environmentcreate positive long-term effects on energyreduction through quality low energy lightexperiences in public space
  5. 5. Event Sustainability Principles:1. Energy reduction from lighting usage.2. Promote best practise in lighting design and light art for quality after dark city experience.3. Promote dark city skies. People in cities require a connection to the natural environment.
  6. 6. Vision: To identify and measure (where possible) significantenvironmental, social, economic, and cultural criteria relatingto the light festival event.Maximise the good stuff.Minimise the bad stuff.Communicate what we’re trying to do, and why, to everyone.Educate and advocate behaviour change.
  7. 7. Festival by numbers:25 art piecesCreated by 35 artistsand collaboratorsFrom 10 countriesApproximately 17different types of eventsEstimated 200-250k paxadditional attendance3 week run-time11 core sustainabilityinitiativesMany players
  8. 8. Four examples of sustainability initiatives: Switch-Off, Turn Up Campaign Biofuel powered LED art pieces Public education initiatives Cohesive planning, reporting, and comms
  9. 9. The idea of sustainability:It’s not just about ‘green’It’s not just about our environmentIt’s about our social dynamics, our culture, oureconomy, and how our environment interrelate.
  10. 10. The full details, including plan andforthcoming report (mid-end Nov 2010):www.ilightmarinabay.sg/sustainability
  11. 11. Tomorrow doesn’t have to be another yesterday.
  12. 12. Thanks for your attention. We’ve been…Chris Tobias, Lead StrategistE: chris@forward.net.nzM: +65 8406 2275 (SG) +64 21 0225 2650 (NZ)Skype: Forward.net.nzTwitter: FWDTHNKGLinkedin: ChrisTobiasForwardGet a copy of this presentation and usefulresources. Visit the Forward Thinking Blog:www.creatingpositivefutures.net

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