Together we can cocreate the brighter world we all know is possible.
While back in Ottawa for the Holidays, I’ve been able to make some progress on the mural I’ve been painting for my nephew Jordan in my brother’s new home….read more
It’s pretty cool to see the impact of our work unfold and the impact of the help we get along the way. I discovered this Guardian article on my Facebook feed that references a meeting and a subsequent training that Ani and I made in 2016 with a Muslim group in Jakarta. The Guardian picked it up, because it alludes to an exciting evolution in spiritual perspective here in predominantly Muslim, Indonesia.read more
Russell is an artist and inventor working with regenerative principles. Currently based in Indonesia, he is one of the leaders of the global Ecobrick movement and one of the founders of the Global Ecobrick Alliance. Inspired by the power of mandalic collaboration and his time amongst the Igorot people he works to implementing deep, transformative innovations. With ecobricks, Russell is focused on putting ‘waste’ back into cycles of indefinite enrichment or ‘ayyew’. Meanwhile, moving forward with innovations that, using natural materials and ancestral manual traditions, are fully open source, non-capital, and transcend waste, petroleum and factories all together. You can read more in his Regenerative Design Manifestoand theory of Mandalic Colloborative Manifestation
Mandalic Regenerative Philosophy
The principles of innovating are even more important than the innovations. Here are my principal essays on the challenges of our times.
The Evolution of the Flying Disc
Bottle Building & Innovation
I love making stuff with bottles. Because they are everywhere, we can innovate techniques that anyone anywhere can put to use.