Would you go nude for the sake of art? What would it reveal to you and your partner? What would recreating the pose made famous by Rodin tell seven different couples about love, nudity and modern life?
In 1986, in southern Thailand, a youth football club was born in the most unlikely of places. A mountainous island with not one single flat surface. Koh Panyee gave the soccer-crazed kids no opportunity to play or practice, so they took things into their own hands and built a floating pitch. Overcoming a series of challenges like this, the team became one of the most successful clubs in the region. This is their story.
Written by Arc Worldwide/Leo Burnett, Thailand Directed by The Glue Society
Take one funfair, filled with colourful rides, festoon lights and painted type, and crush it into a 4 metre box. Then transport to Denmark and let the locals make of the sculpture what they will. Once upon a time it was full of life and laughter. Now, it’s a rather more complicated beast likely to scare kids and freak out cuddly toy fans.
For any creative person, there’s a fear of not fitting in. But what would happen if the scorn that a young person’s ideas receive become the inspiration for his next endeavor? One day, he might just find where he fits. This music video tells the story of what it’s like to go on that creative journey.
When new vehicles are about to be unveiled, the car equivalent of paparazzi tend to get very excited about spying on the prototypes as they drive around. In this project, we created the powerful prototype for a ute refresh – in such a way that it forced everyone to relook at the Amarok’s new engine, giving it new respect.
Written by DDB, Sydney Directed by The Glue Society
How are lifelong memories made? Perhaps they stem from simple things which surround us and shape our lives. Even bits of everyday furniture can have a significance way beyond the functional, inspiring us to dream. This store celebrates the wonderful to be found in the everyday across one couple’s lifetime.
Written by Mother, London Directed by The Glue Society
A seemingly strong and stable relationship can sometimes reach a point where the arrival of a single question can sow a seed of doubt or destruction. This artwork allowed the audience to explore this downfall in a literal way. By entering an ordinary looking house, visitors discovered this one rained on the inside. Continuously. At the beginning of the 30 day experience, it was relatively exciting. But after a few days, the deterioration was palpable. And the rot had set in.
Hot with the Chance of a Late Storm Sculpture by the Sea, Sydney
Many a child cried when this sculpture appeared at Tamarama beach. But the simple twist of making an entire ice-cream van melt all over the sand provided many more with the most potent climate change message imaginable. The work was even featured at the Paris Climate summit.