Artist

Michel Rawicki: Fragile Nature Through the Lens

Nature and wildlife photographer Michel Rawicki shares with Gaia Discovery what he has observed about nature in the Polar Regions, and how the climate is changing the environment in parts.  Rawicki is a guest of Voilah! festival, which presents his large scale prints in an outdoor exhibition themed Touched by the Cold.

Michael Davis: My Role as a Responsible Installation Artist

Bio-Resin, reusable metal in bar chimes… these are just a couple of materials that are surprisingly part of the Illumaphonium, a musical structure that stands tall, colourful, entrancing and strong at the I Light Marina Bay 2018 festival in Singapore. Gaia Discovery’s Mallika Naguran gets on the same bandwidth as its British creator Michael Davis as he speaks about his musical interest, beliefs, style and role as a responsible artist.

Hitesh Mehta: On Ecotourism Trends in Asia from 2017

Hitesh Mehta: On Ecotourism Trends in Asia from 2017

Hitesh S. Mehta, the president of HM Design, is a pioneer in the field of authentic ecotourism and a well sought-after ecotourism landscape architect, environmental planner and architect. Here, Mehta speaks to Mallika Naguran, the founder of Gaia Discovery, of his views on how ecotourism is likely to shape Asia in the years to come and about his next book - the second volume of Authentic Ecolodges.

Tom Schmidt: Eco Spin in Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series

Tom Schmidt: Eco Spin in Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series
Mallika Naguran speaks to Thomas Schmidt of the Bumbling Traveller Adventure Series to find out what motivates the award winning author to write, draw and self-publish what could possibly be the most regionally significant and environmentally pertinent graphic novel series.

Unn Sophary: Waste Plastic, Glass Bottle Re-used to Art

Unn Sophary: Waste Plastic, Glass Bottle Re-used to Art
Casting light on a longstanding problem is only part of what artist and eco-campaigner Unn Sophary does. She takes waste plastic and glass bottles, turns them into practical and elegant accessories – and educates her community too.

Celia Gregory: Regenerative Coral Reef Sculptor

Celia Gregory: Regenerative Coral Reef Sculptor
Celia Gregory has a dream of creating a living sculpture under the waves. She is making it come true with the Coral Goddess, an innovative mix of eco-responsibility and intriguing art. This is the latest design in her series of shaped reef structures, built and laid down to revive marine environments. Mallika Naguran finds out more about the sculptor's work.