Survivalism: Eating the apocalypse

Based on their ongoing exploration on using food as material in recreating and photographing natural disasters, ‘The Weather Bureau’ (represented in Saigon by Lena Cobangbang) is prompted by the recent ravage of the Southern islands of Visayas in The Philippines. The overwhelming call for international awareness in coping with climate change and the everyday struggle one faces amidst the crisis brought on by natural disasters and social weathering (wars, economic embargos, economic policies), ‘The Weather Bureau’ decided to make an installation that refers to the tenuous relationship between concepts of...

The Weather Bureau

The Weather Bureau is a social architecture and engineering conglomerate that designs propositionary structures and conditions in the idealized state of utopia. Founded in 2010 by Lena Cobangbang and Mike Crisostomo, their vision as The Weather Bureau is to picture essences of the ideal as inherently dictated by the constraints of the form, illustrating perhaps an ideology in plasticity....