Starting with the ‘Designmonat’ on the topic of revolution,
the Graz clock tower awakens and sends a
Morse SOS signal from 9 to 10 into the night sky via the autonomous use
of its lighting. It becomes a beacon of the climate movement and asks:
Who is going to help our ecosystem and thus our own future? The
translation of the acronym “SOS” opens up room for interpretation. Save
Our Souls? Save our Species? Swap our System? What shall we save, and
what needs to be changed?
As in other successful revolutions, the first spark of the clock tower
shall spread across the worldwide networks of local institutions (Unesco
World Heritage and Design Cities) and cooperation partners (Kunsthaus
Graz) onto other landmarks. A ‘landmarksforfuture’ movement could become
a symbol of the global solidarity needed in a climate revolution.
Because we are all affected and challenged.
As the project host, the economics department of the city of Graz
presents selected enterprises, which
respond effectively to the challenges of the climate crisis. Cooperation
partners are invited, to show a broad spectrum of inspiring actions and
use the hashtag #landmarksforfuture.
Your local landmark wants to become a multiplier of the SOS signal?
Contact us to discuss this global climate revolution!
F U R T H E R I N F O R MA T I O N
A project of the Department for Economic and Tourism Development of the
City of Graz in the context of Designmonat 2023 developed by Jakob
Glasner and Katrin Nora Kober (artistic collaboration).