Projects | Art+Media - Isaac Kerlow

The ancestral forests of the nomadic Orang Rimba have vanished. In the short span of three decades oil palm plantations have replaced much of the tropical peatland rain forests in Jambi, Indonesia. The People of the Forest, Orang Rimba in their dialect, have nowhere to go.

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CHANGE is a five minute animated short about changes on Earth originating both from natural evolution and human activity. The short film was premiered at the first Singapore Eco Film Festival, Singapore, and it won the Special Festival Prize at the International Nature Film Festival in Gödöllő,... Read more

Volcanic Infrasound follows reserachers from the Volcano Group as they install infrasound sensors in a natural reserve in the middle of urban Singapore. These solar-powered stations capture the infrasound created by volcanoes in the region and detect and measure eruptions as they unfold.... Read more

Earth Girl Volcano is a new game that continues the casual strategy experiential preparedness learning approach of its predecessor Tsunami game. The volcano game has an improved navigation paradigm, in-disaster interactions and multiple hazard modalities including: eruptions, tephra... Read more

This short documentary film is about hazards that take place in the regions surrounding Singapore, and is currently in production. It features EOS scientists, partners and collaborators who research aerosols such as peat haze in and around Singapore. Haze pollution, peatlands and oil... Read more

Isaac Kerlow and his crew document Prof Kerry Sieh's search for an 800,000-year-old Australasian tektite strewn field in Laos that has been one of the region's long-standing geohazard mysteries. The short film documents the detective clue-finding and clue-interpreting scientific... Read more

Perpetual Motion takes users into a unique artistic interpretation of different aspects of Earth Science. This project makes use of tried-and-tested communication techniques as well as the latest in computer animation simulations and stylized artistic animation techniques. An interactive version... Read more

WebGeoTouch is the online version of the in-house GeoTouch system which is only available through the NTU intranet. iGeoTouch is a portable field data collection app that can be used offline and online, and it is developed for Android and iOS phones and tablets. The Beta... Read more

The Ratu River Expedition is a 25-minute film featuring the research on Nepal earthquakes by the Structural Geology group at the Earth Observatory of Singapore. The film was written and directed by Isaac Kerlow, and it shows how the scientific team uses a variety of techniques and technologies... Read more

Earth Girl 2: Preparing for the Tsunami is an interactive game about making strategic decisions that can directly increase the survival rate in coastal communities during earthquakes and tsunamis. It may be downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play. This casual strategy game was... Read more

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