Open Call: Apply Now for Ferment

Apply by March 9 here This article was originally published in 2019 to announce the launch of Year 1 of Ferment. Since then over $65K has been distributed to creators through Ferment. Ferment also does not seek public funding and operates as a stand-alone space experimenting with new ways of making culture. Ferment: Space for

Željko Kipke exhibition in Trieste: opening on 22 February 2020

Trieste, Studio Tommaseo (Italy)DISMANTLING STRUCTURESa solo-show by ŽELJKO KIPKE opening on Saturday 22 February, at 18.00 p.m. Newest paintings by the Croatian artist strike Zagreb icon-buildings which have been strongly characterized by political, economic and cultural history of the city (such as the Parliament, former seat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party). The opening of Dismantling

We Make Tomorrow summit

Wednesday February 26, 2020, 10:00 – 19:00 We are in a #ClimateEmergency In the last year we have seen an explosion of action on the climate crisis; from sector-wide declarations of climate emergency, to young people leading global strikes, and the UK’s first ever party leader’s election debate on climate and nature.  Join us for our flagship 2020

The Top 10 Most Exciting Art/Sustainability Initiatives in…Chile!

By Yasmine Ostendorf In recent months, Chile has received global attention, but for different reasons than initially expected. The capital city of Santiago was supposed to host COP25, the United Nations meetings where world leaders discuss how to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. But instead of being the proud backdrop for the political groundwork needed to

An Interview with Mary Annaïse Heglar & Amy Westervelt

By Amy Brady I am thrilled to bring you this month an interview with climate justice essayists and podcast hosts Mary Annaïse Heglar and Amy Westervelt. With their podcast, Hot Take, both writers/hosts are approaching climate change in a way that so many artists and novelists do: through emotional, heartfelt storytelling. The podcast examines trends in climate

Open Call: New Creative New Zealand artist residency in Fiji focuses on climate change in Oceania

Creative New Zealand’s latest artist residency in Fiji is now open for proposals from mid-career or established Aotearoa-based artists of Pasifika heritage to work on an arts project themed around climate change. The new partnership with the University of the South Pacific (USP) in Suva has been established as part of the Pacific Arts Strategy 2018

Open Call: Artist-in-Residence Program at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD (Berlin, Germany) Application deadline: March 8, 2020  Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact ResearchTelegrafenberg 14473 PotsdamGermany  www.berliner-kuenstlerprogramm.dewww.pik-potsdam.deFacebook / Facebook / Twitter Climate change is no longer a scientific, but a societal and policy problem. Consequently, various societal groups need to be involved in solution development as well as in debates on what sustainability may look like. To foster

Come to the Table

On Sunday 16 February 2020 starting at 5 PM Spatula&Barcode will host the first of four dinner conversations about Generosity in the Rowland Gallery of the Chazen Museum (University of Wisconsin campus in Madison). As part of our project Come to the Table, we will discuss the theme of Care with the following guests: Adam Rindfleisch Anne

Protest Portals for the Pacific Connector Pipeline

Located along a surveyed route for the proposed Pacific Connector Pipeline, which is planned for moving fracked gas from Canada to the US Pacific Coast for export to Asia, stands three pavilions, or portals, created by environmental architect Erin Moore, from Eugene, Oregon, along with her research practice team known as FLOAT. Completed last fall 2019, these installations

Open Call: Dance Exchange 2020 Summer Institute

OAC: 2020 Summer Institute July 10-17, 2020Takoma Park, Maryland General Rate: $850 | Alumni Rate: $750 *Limited Work/Study & Scholarship available  Please contact Sam Horning at  Part of our Organizing with Artists for Change initiative, the Dance Exchange OAC: Summer Institute embraces process and performance, dialogue and dancemaking, and the role of artists as changemakers in

Opportunity: Open call for artists living in rural and remote locations

Wanting to make connections beyond your own borders? The Arts Territory Exchange is a selective membership programme for artists living rurally + interested in art + ecology. Creating a vast global network of connected topographies and reaching to the world’s most isolated places, the Arts Territory Exchange (aTE) facilitates collaboration between artists in remote and wilderness locations

Call for Applications: The Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis

Application deadline: Feb. 16, 5pm EST The inaugural Public Voices Fellowship on the Climate Crisis is now accepting applications.  This year-long fellowship aims to accelerate the ideas and impact of 20 new and necessary thought leaders, the majority of whom will be women and people of color.  They will be provided with extraordinary support, leadership

Sustainable Arts Foundation 2020 Awards

Now Accepting ApplicationsWe’re pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2020 individual award program. Application Open: February 1, 2020Application Deadline: February 28, 2020 5pm ESTAwards Announced: May 15, 2020 We will make awards of $5,000 each to twenty artists and writers with children. Additionally, we will name twenty finalists. Please see

Job: Project Communications Officer (part-time, to 31st December 2020)

Creative Carbon Scotland is seeking a part-time (one day per week / 0.2FTE) Project Communications Officer for a contract from 2nd March to 31st December 2020. APPLY Background Creative Carbon Scotland – a charity initiated by Festivals Edinburgh and founder members, the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network – is a partnership of arts organisations working to help shape a sustainable Scotland. We

Guest blog: Solstice cycle reflections – seeking the source of the Clyde

In the midst of winter, James Bonner recalls a summer cycle I took on 21 June 2019 to the source of the River Clyde. For the past few years I’ve sought to cycle somewhere significant on the summer and winter solstices – dates around 21st June and 21st December. These cycles have become a bit

When Water Speaks for Itself

By Susan Hoffman Fishman For over four decades, New Mexico-based environmental artist Basia Irland has created projects about water that focus on rivers, waterborne diseases and water scarcity. Her extensive body of work includes sculptures, installations, books, essays and videos that have connected with, engaged and educated local communities in Africa, Canada, Europe, South America,

Wild Authors: Rajat Chaudhuri

I was thrilled to talk with Rajat Chaudhuri, author of The Butterfly Effect (September 3, 2018, Olive Turtle, Niyogi), which describes as a novel that “blends mystery, eco-fiction and a Russian doll narrative.” Truly this story is a wild ride, with brilliant and Ballardian descriptions and actions of a future world that I don’t think we want to be

Ben’s Strategy Blog: The pain and pleasure of long-distance rail journeys

In November, five colleagues from Scotland, two from Dublin and three from Ghent in Belgium travelled by train to Gothenburg in Sweden for the second of four ’transnational meetings’ as part of the Creative Europe project Cultural Adaptations, of which Creative Carbon Scotland is the leader. It was a long journey (two days +) from

#GreenArts Day 2020: Save the Date!

Get involved in  #GreenArts Day : the annual online celebration of our movement for a sustainable Scotland ! #GreenArts Day is taking place on Wednesday 18th  March from 10am, across Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.    In the past #GreenArts day has reached over a million people on Twitter alone. With 2020 set to be a massive year for climate action in Scotland, we want

Brave New Decade

By Joan Sullivan This is our decade. By “our”, I mean everyone: all consumers, all professions, all industries, all nations, all beliefs. As Roddy Clarke articulated so passionately in his recent Forbes article The Twenties – The Most Important Design Decade Yet, “We have one common denominator: the power to create change. And, through courage,