One Body of Water Association (OBOW) was founded in 2022 by the artist Regina Hügli in Vienna, Austria. The association aims to foster a respectful and sustainable treatment of water and to create awareness for the interconnectedness by water.
OBOW serves transdisciplinary communication and organizes events and exhibitions in cooperation with various institutions, involving artists and scientists.
One Body of Water Association (OBOW) was founded in 2022 by the artist Regina Hügli in Vienna, Austria. The Association follows a vision of interconnectedness by water, embracing the human and nonhuman world. It aims to make the vision of interconnectedness the guiding principle for action and thus for the creation of new realities.
OBOW aims to foster the transdisciplinary, crossborder flow of communication in behalf of water involving artistic approaches. It is active as an organizer of transdisciplinary events, editor of publications and organizer of educational projects (citizen science) and art exhibitions on water topics.
Cooperations and networking are central to the association which is active at various locations in Europe and connects to water initiatives worldwide. Cooperations and partners of past activities include the Natural History Museum Vienna, the Volkskundemuseum Vienna, The University of Applied Arts and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, the Austrian European Environmental Office and the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the OSCE and UN, Vienna.
- SHARING WATER, Traveling Art Exhibition, 2021-2023
The SHARING WATER art exhibition aimed to raise awareness for waterhead regions and foster the exchange on water topics between scientists, artists and locals. It embraced works of international artists curated by Regina Hügli and was shown as a traveling exhibition from 2021 to 2023 at local venues close to the triple points of the Continental water divide: Kràlìky Town Museum (CZ), Talmuseum Ursern Andermatt (CH), Sala Segantini Savognin (CH).