Opportunity: Our Food. Our Future: Get involved in shaping the future of Slow Food Youth Network in Scotland.

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Get involved in shaping the future of Slow Food Youth Network in Scotland. Slow Food Youth Network Scotland was started 2 years ago to encourage the development of a network of young people across Scotland who wanted to learn, debate, campaign, farm, cook, eat and dance their way

Open Call: #NotFakeNews, Climate Change is Real

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland OPEN CALL: #NOTFAKENEWS: CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL All artists invited. Bidimensional works only: mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, and digital art on paper, canvas, panel, or other support. Maximum size: 9″ x 12″ inches 1 work per artist No jury. No returns. Mail to: Artists for Climate Change,

Wild Science: Experiments in Nature and the Vanishing Amazon

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog I was in the Amazon jungle where, despite the heat and humidity, I was so excited I could barely contain myself. Insect repellent from a small bottle that had already saved me from Southeast Asian and Ugandan mosquitoes was the invisible shield that was preventing

Solar Totems and Wave Walls

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Wind-activated undulating walls and solar-activated etchings carved onto reclaimed redwood: the San Francisco-based artist Charles Sowers makes my heart sing! Wave Wall from Charles Sowers on Vimeo. I have always been inspired by artists working at the intersection of art and science. Sowers seems to

How National Chamber Music Day 2017 went green

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Danielle Price from Enterprise Music Scotland shares some of the highlights, and a couple of challenges, they encountered in creating a National Chamber Music Day 2017 that ‘Goes Green’ We are Enterprise Music Scotland, the national body for chamber music who support, develop and connect the chamber music sector

The Big Invisible

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog “One of the greatest legacies of the 20th century is not just population explosion or better living standards, but vastly raised carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. A new flag attempts to give this invisible gas, this international risk, an image, a way to represent

Launching into Climate Action

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Climate Change Theatre Action 2017 is officially LAUNCHED! As of last Sunday, October 1st, communities and individuals around the world have started hosting events and conversations on climate, using this year’s curated collection of 50 short plays. The energy from these events is contagious –

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Launches Art Work Placement

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art launches Art Work Placement – Art and Creativity driving innovation and change in Northamptonshire businesses Northamptonshire organisation Fermynwoods Contemporary Art has launched Art Work Placement, a pioneering initiative in collaboration with a group of key businesses in the County. For the first time, 5 professional artists will be placed in 5 of

Creative Scotland Announce Carbon Management Requirement

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland From April 2018 onwards Creative Scotland will require all Regularly Funded Organisations, as part of their funding agreements, to develop plans to reduce the carbon emissions related to at least one aspect of their activities. Organisations supported through Open Project Funding and Targeted Funding are also encouraged to

A Love Affair With Glaciers

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Elise Wagner is a painter, printmaker, and teacher based in Portland, Oregon. Her initial captivation with the geology and majestic beauty of the Pacific Northwest lead her to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree at Portland State University. She studied painting, sculpture, art history, printmaking, geology, physics

Opportunity: Critical Forum – Call for Participants

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Many human rights documentary films are the result of a productive, creative and collaborative partnership between activists and filmmakers. This year, the Critical Forum at Document becomes a platform for yet untold and potentially powerful cinematic stories by inviting human rights organisations, activists, producers and filmmakers to share

Blog: Hawick Green Tease Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland In September, Creative Carbon Scotland took part in River Ways: A Future Heritage for Hawick – a series of events exploring the cultural heritage of the River Teviot and the role that culture can play in building the future sustainability of the Scottish Borders. Organised by choreographer Claire

Imagining Water, #2: Flooded McDonald’s

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog The second in a year-long series on artists who are making the topic of water a focus of their work and on the growing number of exhibitions, performances and publications that are popping up in museums, galleries and public spaces around the world with water

Maker Chris Wallace: Fringe Sustainable Practice Award

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Each year Creative Carbon Scotland put a call out through Creative Scotland for a Scottish-based artist or maker to create a unique and sustainable award piece for the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice award. Here we find out a little more about the design process from our commissioned maker.

Harvesting Human Energy

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Calling all dancers! Ballet, jazz, tango, ballroom, Zumba, breakdance, tap, disco, swing, line, hip-hop, pogo, calypso, square dance, cha cha, jerkin’… You are an incredible source of untapped renewable energy! Each footstep, each cabriole, each moonwalk, each jerk produces kinetic energy. This kinetic energy can

Tickets: The Green Arts Conference!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Tickets are now available for this year’s Green Arts Conference! Taking place on 1st November 2017 in Glasgow, it’s the conference for Scottish cultural organisations aiming to increase their environmental sustainability. Hosted by Creative Carbon Scotland at Partick Burgh Hall in Glasgow, this full-day conference will consist of

Imagining Water

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Introduction to the Series, Imagining Water This post is the first in a year-long series on artists who are making the topic of water a focus of their work and on the growing number of exhibitions, performances and publications that are popping up in museums, galleries

LAGI Glasgow Exhibition

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Land Art Generator Glasgow exhibition Tent: Art, Space and Nature, Edinburgh College of Art 8-21 September 2017 The award winning Land Art Generator Glasgow project, developed in collaboration with ecoartscotland, explores creative approaches to using renewable energy in urban contexts as part of place-making approaches to regeneration. The Land Art

[Int21] Residential Short Course and Evening Talk (UK)

Environmental artist Chris Drury and writer Kay Syrad lead a residential short course with guest artist David Buckland from Monday 30 October to Friday 3 November 2017. Chris will also offer a public talk on the evening of Wednesday November 1st. Part of art.earth’s compelling new programme of short courses and talks. Context and Form,

Ullapool Green Tease Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland A few weeks ago, we held for our first Ullapool Green Tease, run in collaboration with An Talla Solais as part of their summer exhibition ‘Murmur – artists reflect on climate change’, curated by Jonathan Baxter. A group of around twenty of us gathered in the MacPhail Centre,