New Monthly Post: Renewable Energy Artworks

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog As a renewable energy photographer, I can’t think of a better way to embrace the new year than to celebrate artists who are inspired by renewable energy and who, collectively, are changing the social narrative surrounding what (the late) President Obama calls our irreversible transition

Ben’s Strategy Blog: It IS what you do (not just the way that you do it)

The post Ben’s Strategy Blog: It IS what you do (not just the way that you do it) appeared first on Creative Carbon Scotland. The Climate Change (Scotland) Act of 2009 places a duty on every public body to act: 1) in the way best calculated to contribute to delivery of the Act’s emissions reduction

2nd Red Stables Art And Ecology Summer School At Bull Island Dublin

This post comes to you from An Arts and Ecology Notebook It’s great to see all the events organised by the RedStables and Dublin City Arts Office for their 2nd Art & Ecology event. Details below. The Red Stables Art and Ecology Summer School takes place in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin 3 and North Bull

UK Based Event to Inspire Urgent Action on Climate Change

The Season 2018 (working title) A creative season celebrating the environment and inspiring action on climate change. What is it? From June 1st to December 1st 2018 a UK based, internationally connected ‘Season’ will unite the Creative and Cultural Community in a global chorus celebrating the environment and inspiring urgent action on climate change. It

Call for Papers: Postcards from the Anthropocene

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This opportunity comes from the University of Edinburgh’s School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The post Call for Papers: Postcards from the Anthropocene appeared first on Creative Carbon Scotland. If the emergence of the Anthropocene implies an epistemological shift, how might this transform the way we think about

Open Call: The Morning Boat Research and Production Residency

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Introduction The morning boat is an international artist residency and laboratory for artistic research and action. Activities will focus on local industries in Jersey that are often referred to as the foundations of the island economy – Agriculture, finance and tourism – and their impact on people’s lives.

Shaping the Future of Festival Vision: 2025 at The Festival Suppliers Awards

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Meeting to shape the future of Festival Vision:2025 at The Festival Supplier Awards, Jan 26th 2017 The post Shaping the Future of Festival Vision: 2025 at The Festival Suppliers Awards appeared first on Creative Carbon Scotland.   Powerful Thinking and Julie’s Bicycle will hold the first Festival Vision:2025

Call for Papers: Cogent Arts & Humanities

Cogent Arts & Humanities welcomes submissions of research articles, critical and curatorial essays to a special collection on “Seeds of fierce engagement: Creative work at the intersection of contemporary art with ecology, climate change, and environmental activism”. Artwork, films, audio pieces, datasets and other multimedia files can be submitted as supplementary material. Humans are having

Call for Papers: Making and Unmaking the Environment

7–9 SEPTEMBER 2017. UNIVERSITY OF OSLO. call for papers Design and designers hold an ambiguous place in environmental discourse. They are alternatively being blamed for causing environmental problems, and hailed as possessing some of the competences that could help solving those problems. Despite this long-standing centrality of design to environmental discourse, and vice versa, these

Event by Julie’s Bicycle: Energising Culture – March 9th, London.

Energising Culture Thursday 9 March 2017, 11.00 – 17.30 Frobisher Room 1, Level 4, Barbican, London. ORDER TICKETS HERE! Lunch and refreshments will be provided. (Registration from 10.30, networking drinks reception and performance from 17.30) Join Julie’s Bicycle for this first event in a series of conversations focusing on energy, ethics and finance for the

In Residence at the Former Apartment of Artist/Activist Friedensreich Hundertwasser

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Author: Yasmine Ostendorf  Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928-2000) was a rather eccentric Austrian artist, known for his colourful paintings and Gaudi-esque architecture. His work can be found all over the world, brightening up streets from Vienna to Osaka. He was unconventional and rebellious and stated  that “the straight

Reimagining the Ruins of Scenography

This post comes from Ecoscenography Happy 2017! I begin my first post for the year with an edited excerpt and introduction to my latest paper, ‘Reimagining the Ruins of Scenography’ (published in ASAP/Journal in 2016). The paper explores the role of the scenographer in seeking out the artistic potential of unconventional materials and discarded objects in

Upcoming Event Realistic Utopias: Writing for Change (UK)

Upcoming Event Presented By: TippingPoint, Free Word and Durham University, with additional funding from ESRC and Arts Council England Thu 19 Jan 2017 – 6:45pm – 9:00pm @ Free Word Centre Ticket: £5 (£3 concession) Buy tickets here As the New Year begins, change and resolutions are in the air. But can words inspire us to take

Open Call: CLIMARTE Festival Art+Climate =Change

The City of Port Phillip has partnered with CLIMARTE to engage with artists, designers, architects, curators and others in the creative industries to create an ephemeral work of art along Acland Street, St Kilda, Victoria, during CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE festival in April-May 2017. Proposals will address the issue of climate change – both challenges and opportunities –

Call for application for the Artists’ Development Programme 2017 (Beyond borders)

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of its Artists’ Development Programme (ADP), looking for one visual artist (born after 1 January 1982) from EU Member States focusing on the theme of “Beyond Borders: Frontiers, Displacement and Dispersion in Art”. The ADP

Call for application for the Artists’ Development Programme 2017 (the Anthropocene)

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland   The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2017 edition of its Artists’ Development Programme (ADP), looking for one visual artist (born after 1 January 1982) from EU Member States focusing on the theme of “The Imprint of Man – Representing the Anthropocene”. The

Creative Carbon Scotland Annual Report Published!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Read the 2015/16 Report. Creative Carbon Scotland grows and grows busier with each passing year. In this report, you can read about our 2015-16 work including ArtCOP Scotland and the Green Tease, our GAI Conference: 50 Shades of Green, training for people working in the screen industry, our

CCS Newsletter

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland. Creative Carbon Scotland Annual Report 2015-2016 Published! It’s been a very busy couple of years for Creative Carbon Scotland. Read our annual report from the March 2015-16 period for a taster of the types of projects we’ve been working on and will continue doing in 2017. [Read the Report]

Open Call: CCCB Cultural Innovation International Prize

    Cultural Innovation International Prize Climate change Second edition 2016-2017 11 October 2016 – 31 January 2017 How can culture defy climate change? The second edition of the Cultural Innovation International Prize encourages projects that offer imaginative and effective solutions to one of the biggest global problems of the 21st century. The winning proposal will

Ben’s Strategy Blog: Helping Trump Become Carbon Literate

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland. A cold chill gripped the hearts of those of us working in climate change when Donald Trump won the US presidential election. Coming as the Paris Agreement came into force and as COP22 was taking place in Marrakech to sort out the details, would Trump fulfil his campaign