Culture has the power to drive transformational behaviour: to achieve a greener future, we need to address culturally-ingrained mindsets and habits. Impact One curates, develops and supports impactful cultural ventures in partnership with the leading creative minds of our time, to promote a paradigm shift towards a nature-positive experience economy.

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Impact One, through affiliated companies and subsidiaries like Ikona or Therme Art, collaborates with globally acclaimed artists and architects, as well as with emerging talents, commissioning and creating site-specific art projects that redefine contemporary art experiences. Spearheading outreach to creative communities, we promote and introduce wellbeing and culture with purpose at the core of the city.

Shy Synchrony

by DRIFT

Created by DRIFT for Design Miami/ Basel 2021, Shy Synchrony is an upside-down landscape of moving lights that explores our innate response, individually and collectively, to natural movements. Visitors are invited to contemplate natural rhythms and their soothing effect on mental well-being to create a deepened sense of awareness of the environments in which they are surrounded.

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Collaborating with globally acclaimed artists and architects, as well as with emerging talents, Impact One commissions and creates site-specific art projects that redefine contemporary art experiences. Spearheading outreach to creative communities, we promote and introduce wellbeing and culture with purpose at the core of the city.

Today I Feel Like…

by Jeppe Hein

Creating artworks that are fully accessible to the viewer, Today I Feel Like… enables children to become active participants, inviting them to take part in a breathing and face painting exercise that depicts their feelings at that moment. The work spreads the message behind the importance of mindfulness and wellness to younger generations with creativity and culture.

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Sense of Healing

by Refik Anadol

Developed in partnership with Impact One’s mental health initiative MYND, the artwork Sense of Healing was created to carry through our mission to increase mental health awareness and accessibility and bring new environments of healing into our cities.

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By replacing siloed mentalities with transdisciplinary, cross-cultural and solution-driven approaches, we can initiate scalable and concrete models for future planning.

This entry

by Tino Sehgal

Tino Sehgal’s ‘constructed situation’ entitled This entry creates a platform that focuses on the subtleties of social encounters and the importance of participation and interaction. The work challenges the conventional artist-viewer relationship, inviting active engagement and urging the audience to abandon their observer roles.

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For centuries, cultural systems have driven us away from the natural environment, transforming thriving ecosystems into the concrete mass of cities and infrastructure.

Winds of Yawanawa

by the Yawanawa and Refik Anadol

A first-of-its-kind impact NFT collection, co-created by the Yawanawa and new media artist Refik Anadol, Winds of Yawanawa is a digital artwork series that represents Yawanawa culture and the relationship of mutual aid with the forest that the community fosters.

The project has made history as an OpenSea top-ranking NFT collection, having raised $3.5 million so far. Profits go directly to the Yawanawa community, and will be used to support long-term initiatives for the protection of Yawanawa territories and cultural heritage.

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Wellbeing Culture Forum

Culture has the power to drive transformational behaviour: to achieve a greener future, we need to address culturally-ingrained mindsets and habits. Impact One curates, develops and supports impactful cultural ventures in partnership with the leading creative minds of our time, to promote a paradigm shift towards a nature-positive experience economy.

The Wellbeing Culture Forum was created to design and catalyse debate about art, architecture, sustainability, and the future of city planning. With contributions from exemplary innovators such as Es Devlin, Francis Kéré, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Sumayya Vally and many others, the forum gathers insights from diverse fields to drive the fundamental paradigm shift required for creating a culture and a mindset that works in symbiosis with nature.

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Operating as a think-tank for cultural transformation, the Wellbeing Culture Forum brings together the thought-leaders of our time to spark collaborative innovation across industries.

Founded in 2020, the Wellbeing Culture Forum has featured:

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Through the Wellbeing Culture Forum, we expand our creative network and learn directly from leading practitioners across fields of culture, science, health and ecology. Impact One’s position at the epicentre of innovation-focused discourse allows for the transformation of groundbreaking ideas into art programmes and commissions that impact not just our society and environment, but our relationship to both.

Ikona Collection

IMPACT-DRIVEN ART COLLECTION with Ikona Collection

Ikona Collection supports the seed financing of early-stage art projects with a focus on environmental and human wellbeing through large audience experiences. The collection curates a long term lending library and acts as a patron of artistic production and artist development, playing a vital role in the validation and preservation of culture.

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