Holly Keasey: gravel pits, acequias and shared interests

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland “Gravel pits offer a casual archaeology of the meeting places of nature and culture, past and present, construction and destruction, indigenous peoples and colonizers, art and life, creeping globalisation and local survival…” Undermining: A wild ride through land use, politics, and art in the changing west L. Lippard

Arts & Sustainability 2016 Residency Report Published

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland “CCS’s Arts & Sustainability Residency is becoming a major intersection point for artists and the most significant thinkers in sustainability.” Chris Fremantle, independent arts producer, writer & researcher In September 2016, eight artists were invited to participate in CCS’s annual Arts & Sustainability Residency, working with facilitators Jan

Last Call: BGA College Green Captain Prize in Final Week of Submission

        The Broadway Green Alliance College Green Captain Prize was created to reward College Green Captains for their greening efforts on campus productions. This years winners will be announced by Hamilton’s Seth Green at the 2017 United States Institute for Theatre Technology, Inc. (USITT) Annual Conference & Stage Expo, March 8-11 in St.

Wayfinding in a Time of Resistance 

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Andrea Krupp (Pictured Above) Flag of retrospection – 18 x 25 – 2017 – acrylic, upcycled synthetic fabric On November 8, 2016, America elected a new president, and with that the world slipped out of joint. Gone sideways, I vacillate between states of

Opportunity: Eco Drama Board of Trustee

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The current Board of Directors comprises individuals with experience in Arts & Events Management, Education, Project Management, Fundraising, Technical Operations and Health and Safety. We are particularly looking for individuals with skills in Fundraising, Marketing, Strategic Development, Business Management and Finance; ideally who are, or have been, involved

Renewable Energy Can Be Beautiful™

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog For me, it was love at first sight: “Renewable energy can be beautiful.” Back in 2013, when I first saw this trademarked tagline on the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) website, I remember shouting out an involuntary “YES!” to my computer screen. I then copied

Holly Keasey: Santa Fe Art Instutite Water Rights Residency – Introduction

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Holly Keasey is currently undertaking a residency at the Santa Fe Art Institute as part of the Water Rights programme. During the next 8 weeks Holly will be sending regular updates. “156. Why is the sky blue? -A fair enough question, and one I have learned the answer

Indonesia: Country of the Future

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog 20th of January 2017. A friend from Indonesia calls me. Not for anything in specific, just a bit of friend-to-friend chitchat. I can’t help to start a rant about something that starts with a T and ends with rump. Arief interrupts me: ‘Don’t worry sis’,

Opportunity: 2050 Climate Group Young Leaders Development Programme

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The 2050 Climate Group are looking for bright, passionate young professionals and recent graduates (aged ~ 20-30) working in any sector/industry across Scotland to join this year’s 2050 Young Leaders Development Programme (YLDP). As a 2050 Young Leader, you will: Receive leadership training from Scotland’s foremost experts Build

Commercial Locksmiths That Follow the Green Eco Policy to Recycle

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook Sustainability has taken over all aspects of the world, due to the need to reduce wastage of resources. Locksmith services have also adopted the green eco policy, with the focus on recycling these products to the fullest. With the major services focusing on repair

Changing States of the World

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog By Guest Blogger François Quévillon I have an interdisciplinary practice that combines installation, video, photography, sound, and digital technologies. My work explores world phenomena and perception through processes sensitive to their fluctuations and the interference of contextual elements. I examine the operational dimensions of images, sounds, and

Cut Down Your Bills and Maintenance Costs with Solar Pool Heating

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook Solar pool heating systems, just as the term suggests, heat pool water through the use of infrared rays that are radiated from the sun. Research conducted in various parts of the world over the past couple of years has shown that a significant number

Retrofitted yacht uses off-the-shelf solar & wind products to power its educational journey to Cuba

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook Vittoria Energy Expedition is sailing from DC to Cuba, visiting communities along the way where renewable energy is making a difference. An overhauled and retrofitted 31-foot yacht has been transformed into a floating classroom and mobile renewable energy adventure vessel, with the aim of

Upcoming Events in the New York Sustainable Arts Community

Pictured Above: Global View of the Blued Trees Symphony 20′ x 30′ on view at KRICT, Daejeon, South Korea, until May 31st 2017. Care as Culture: Artists, Activists and Scientists Build Coalitions to Resist Climate Change A Convening Around the Peace Table February 12th, 2:00pm to 5:00pm Location: Queens Museum Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ Peace Table,

Opportunity: CCS Digital Communications Officer (part time, 3 days/week)

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland We’re excited to announce that we’re recruiting for a Digital Communications Officer to join the CCS team and contribute to the transition to a more sustainable Scotland by connecting culture and climate change. Role summary Digital communications play an increasingly important role in achieving Creative Carbon Scotland’s mission

Turning Sewage into Soaps: The Sewer Soaperie by The Apocalypse Project

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog By Guest Blogger Catherine Sarah Young When you experience something that ticks you off, I’d recommend doing a project on it. I was stuck in ankle-deep waters on one fateful day in Manila. It had rained for only a few minutes, but already traffic was

The Evolution of a Backyard Food Forest – The First Three Years

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook   From a beautiful 23 year old food forest in New Zealand to a permaculture smallholding spanning five acres, we’ve featured an awful lot of properties with beautiful, established perennial vegetable gardens. While I love looking at what people have achieved, as a decidedly

OPEN CALL: JOYA, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE – ALMERÍA, SPAIN

Joya: AiR (artist in residence), is located in a place of extreme natural beauty in the parque natural Sierra María – Los Vélez in the province of Almería, Andalucía, Spain. The Joya: residency is ‘off-grid’ making all of it’s own power from the sun and the wind, established as it is in the sunniest and

Big Deals: Visionary Responses to Climate Change in NYC

When: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 Where: At The Center At this moment, two very different and unusual projects for addressing climate change are being explored in New York City. Plans are proceeding for a project by BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group to create a storm barrier called The Dryline (BIG U),

Simple purification system turns sewage water into clean drinking water in India

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook In India, more than 77 million people do not have access to clean drinking water — more than any other country in the world — with the issue mainly affecting people in rural areas. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have developed a new