Using Photography to Combat Climate Change

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog In 1963, Eliot Porter showed a series of color slides at the Sierra Club that he had taken at one of the underground pools of Glen Canyon in Utah. After showing the magnificent images on the big screen, he argued that the recently completed dam

Climate Signals opening reception, 9/21 NYC

Join The Climate Museum on September 21 to celebrate their second exhibition at the Admiral’s House on Governors Island! The reception will be held from 7:00pm – 9:00pm. Please RSVP here. The opening will celebrate Climate Signals, a multi-site public art installation by Justin Brice Guariglia co-presented with the NYC Mayor’s Office – Climate Policy and Programs and a host of

2018 CREATIVE CLIMATE AWARDS NOMINATES DANIELLE EUBANK

Danielle Eubank, a Los Angeles-based painter dedicated to painting bodies of water across the world, has been nominated for the Human Impact Institute’s 2018 Creative Climate Awards in Manhattan, NY, opening Sept 17, 2018. “I have made it my life’s work to show audiences the preciousness of water,” says Eubank. “I have dedicated the last

Storytelling Strategies in Eco-Theatre

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog How do you write a play about climate change? Ocean acidification? The Anthropocene mass extinction? As a playwright working with both eco-theatre and narrative traditions, I’ve found that many of the strategies we use to create narratives around the climate crisis are still drawn from

Augmented Organism: Bridging Technology and Nature

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog As a young girl, my favorite place to be was outside in the elements, greeting the familiar flowers, walking barefoot on the grass, watching the whales, and hearing deer calling in the field below. Growing up in the diverse landscape of Maui, Hawai’i shaped me,

How to Turn Music into Trees

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Can music be a solution to climate change? Is it possible to turn music into trees? Can we sing humanity into a greener future? I would like to say yes to these questions. Music will probably not be the only solution to our climate crisis,

Opportunity: Green Tease Open Call

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Are you interested in harnessing the imagination and influencing power of the arts for a more sustainable Scotland? We are seeking proposals to run Green Tease events connecting arts and sustainability across the country. Read on to find out more about the Green Tease network and how to

Touring Plays on Bicycle Across a Shifting Landscape

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Recently, I found myself traveling by car on the same stretch of Arizona highway that my theater company, Agile Rascal, had traversed on bicycle a few years prior. As the car flew by cacti and freeway exits, I saw a familiar sight in the distance

News: New wildlife photo exhibition on show in Edinburgh

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland A public photo exhibition, showcasing images of wildlife and scenery on the National Cycle Network has gone on show in Edinburgh. The Go Wild exhibition, showcasing stunning images of wildlife and scenery on the National Cycle Network in Scotland, has gone on show along the Union Canal in

A Theatrical Revolution of Hope

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog “And if you are here, And you are one of the Seven who run this world You are not alone I have come to bare my heart before you. I have come to greet you.” —Bare Spaces by Angella J. Emurwon This was the opening

Recipients of Spanish Heritage Exchange Residency Announced

This Post Comes From A Studio in the Woods The Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain and SPAIN-USA Foundation have envisioned a cultural exchange residency between New Orleans, Louisiana and Las Palmas, Canary Islands to facilitate the exchange of ideas and experiences between creators from Spain and the United States through artist residencies and

An Interview with Playwright Chantal Bilodeau

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog How is it July already? The year feels like it’s flying by, perhaps because so much is happening. This month features an interview with Chantal Bilodeau, a playwright and translator whose work focuses on science, policy, art, and climate change. She is also the Artistic Director

Opportunity: Call for Ideas 2019

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Get involved in Scotland’s biggest celebration of science! This is an open call offering you the chance to be part of the 2019 Edinburgh International Science Festival, which will run from 06 – 21 April. Our call is open to anyone – individuals, groups or organisations – with

Opportunity: Calling all Scottish Foragers in Scotland

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Please briefly tell us a personal story of a foraging experience in Scotland The Barn, Banchory, Scotland is currently working with the artist and ecologist Newton Harrison and the Centre for the Study of the Force Majeure, University Santa Cruz to explore the implications of Climate Change for Scotland. Newton has developed

We’re Reinventing Our Subscription Model on Patreon

We have some important updates to share.  We’ve been working on a number of interesting projects! In April we released “Where is the Hope,” an anthology of Short Climate Change Plays which came out of the 2017 Climate Change Theatre Action. That project, a distributed festival, had nearly 150 sites and over 200 events. We’ve also released

Green Arts Conference 2018: Save the Date!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Creative Carbon Scotland is pleased to announce that our annual gathering for the Green Arts community will take place on Wednesday 7 November in Edinburgh, Scotland. The conference aims to be the central meeting point for Scotland’s cultural Green Champions, and those interested in how the arts and

We’re seeking two new board members!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Creative Carbon Scotland are looking for two new members – a practising artist and a climate adaptation expert – to join our Board. With confirmed funding from Creative Scotland until March 2021, Creative Carbon Scotland is looking forward to continuing our work connecting culture and climate change to ensure that

Open Call: California Air Resources Board Public Art RFQ

The Southern California ConsolidationProject for the California Air Resource Board (CARB) is an approximately 400,000square-foot facility on a 19-acre campus located in Riverside, CA. The campus is one of the world’s largest and most advanced emissions testing and research facilities and consolidates five existing locations into one state-of-the-art facility. The campus, under the design-build team

Green Picks and Opportunities of the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland “All the world’s a stage” and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is arguably one the most well-known stages of them all. With thousands of productions and hundreds of venues putting on tens of thousands of performances over a three-week period, it’s one of the world’s biggest cultural events –

Open Call: Carbon Management Planning Officer

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Creative Carbon Scotland is looking for a talented and enthusiastic individual to join their team to assist in the collection and analysis of the first Carbon Management Plans of Creative Scotland’s 121 Regularly Funded Organisations. Carbon Management Planning Officer Reports to: Ben Twist, Director, Creative Carbon Scotland Salary: £25,000 pro rata (2 days