This 2-year project is very close to our heart for its potential to inspire peace and harmony in all mankind. A 12m2 canvas, on permanent display at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand, it combines words of wisdom by thinkers, philosophers and poets from the Asia Pacific region with art and patterns that are unique to their respective countries.
The words sit on paintings of traditional fabrics from the region to signify that our thoughts are the result of our respective cultures and experiences. Intimately joining them together on a single canvas visually expresses the potential harmony and power of working together towards a better future.
Concept, Research and Design Permanent Exhibition Design at United Nations ESCAP, Thailand YEAR: 2011