#ArtCOP21 at the Gaîté lyrique : the Summit on culture during #COP21

ArtCOP21, the Summit on culture during COP21 at the Gaîté lyrique Everyday, from the 1st to the 11th of December For 10 days, COAL and the Gaîté lyrique offer an in-depth and varied program that will explore the cultural challenges of climate change. On this occasion, more than 250 artists, professionals, scientists, thinkers and doers

Hialeah sea level rise exhibit from Xavier Cortada during Art Basel, Paris Talks #artcop

CLIMA features new environmental works by Xavier Cortada, as well as a broad range of earlier works by the artist–including paintings, drawings, videos, digital art and his polar installations. The solo show will run from November 30th, 2015 through January 29th, 2016 at the Milander Center for Arts and Entertainment  4800 Palm Avenue, Hialeah, FL.  Hialeah, Florida’s fifth largest municipality, is

Jason deCaires Taylor The Rising Tide sculpture at the Eden Project | #ArtCop21 #cop21

This post comes from MELD A stunning work of art which sends a powerful message about climate change  is coming to the Eden Project on Sunday November 29 as part of Eden’s first-ever Festival of Hope. The Rising Tide is the latest work by world-renowned sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor and forms the centre-piece of Eden’s

ENVISION: Closing Celebration of VisionLA Fest ’15

ENVISION, the closing celebration for VisionLA Fest ’15, is a convergence of artists, environmentalists, and concerned citizens from all across Los Angeles who believe the creativity and ingenuity of the Arts & Cultural sector can help manifest a truly sustainable future. Join us as we celebrate our collective efforts, recognize some of the artists and


What will the future of climate change feel and sound like?  How will people live, and how will they be affected by a climatically changed world?  How can stories from our possible futures help us to understand climate change in the present?   As part of a global digital storytelling project about the effects of

CLIMARTE at ArtCOP21 Paris, Melbourne, New York #artcop #cop21

With the support of Creative Victoria and Bank Australia CLIMARTE is curating an exhibition as part of ArtCOP21, the cultural response to the COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris. The artwork we have selected is an impressive video work – Counting One to Four: Nature morte by Melbourne artist Debbie Symons. Counting One to

From Eco-Art to Biopolitical Struggle on the Eve of COP21 – The Brooklyn Rail #artcop #cop21

Here is an interesting read on ArtCOP from the Brooklyn Rail by Yates McKee: The timing of this questionnaire is canny. It appears at a moment in which we are witnessing the daily intensification of climate crisis, the strengthening of the climate justice movement, and the radicalization of artists in the orbit of insurgent political

ARTPORT_making waves at #COP21 UN Climate Change Conference #ArtCop21

Paris, November 30-December 9, 2015 Le Grand Palais, Columbia Global Center, Le Bourget, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, École Massillon. ARTPORT_making waves will present COP21 ARTPORT_Satellites, a series of art interventions, workshops, and panels to propose creative solutions for a more sustainable planet at COP21 UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, one

October Green Tease Reflections #artcop21

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The Green Tease events are a monthly opportunity for people interested in arts, sustainability or both to come together and discuss various ways in which the arts can engage with sustainability issues. This month, we invited individuals to hear more about the upcoming Conference of the Parties (COP21)

Public art projects that double as renewable energy sources – The Guardian

We wanted to highlight this feature you might have missed about the integration of public art and renewables from LAGI! What happens when renewable energy meets public art? The Land Art Generator Initiative, or Lagi, founded by Pittsburgh-based artists Elizabeth Monoian and Robert Ferry, is trying to find the answer with several proposed public art

Water: A Necessary Conversation – A Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art Exhibition

November 14-December 6, 2015 The Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art (SCWCA) in partnership with Avenue 50 Studio presents Water: A Necessary Conversation, an engaging exhibition that opens on Saturday, November 14, 2015. The decision by curator Susan King to hang contemporary artworks alongside activist posters strikes a lively visual dialogue between past and present artistic treatments of this important subject. In King’s

EARTH CAN YOU HEAR US? ArtCop21 Summit Launch #artcop #cop21

‘In response to the tragic recent events in Paris, we – COAL and Cape Farewell – believe spearheading an inspiring, collaborative and creative global culture to mark and amplify COP21 negotiations is more important than ever.’  Read full statement EARTH CAN YOU HEAR US? THE ARTCOP21 SUMMIT LAUNCH: LIVE! On the first day of COP21,

ArtsBuild Ontario Workshop Info: Dollars to $ense Energy Conservation Workshop

ArtsBuild Ontario is excited to be partnering with Natural Resources Canada and Toronto Hydro to offer our organizations this valuable energy conservation training experience. Designed specifically for arts facilities, participants  get to know energy basics and discover cost-saving opportunities from the experts. Whether you’re involved in a new build, renovation or ongoing maintenance in your

ArtCOP Scotland: Beautiful Renewables Event

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland ArtCOP Scotland got off to a flying start on Wednesday when CCS hosted a talk by the Land Art Generator Initiative at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. ArtCOP Scotland is Scotland’s Climate Change Arts Season, coordinated by Creative Carbon Scotland but incorporating events and commissions from many

Cock and Bull (and other events for ArtCOP Scotland)

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Cock and Bull is a performance piece by Nic Green with Laura Bradshaw & Rosana Cade taking place on Sunday 6 December @ 3:00 – 4:00 pm, at the CCA in Glasgow.  It’s part of the ArtCOP Scotland programme of performances, exhibitions, talks (including Beautiful Renewables with the

PhD Studentships in Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow, 2016-17

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Prof Carl Lavery asked us to circulate this.  If you have an interest in ecological issues and performance, this is a sympathetic place to study. Theatre Studies at the University of Glasgow is pleased to invite applications for PhD studentships, through its involvement in the AHRC Doctoral Training

Radical Renewable Art + Activism Fund – Kickstarter

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Originally posted on power culture: RRAAF (Radical Renewable Art + Activism Fund) will use a wind turbine to generate renewable energy to fund a ‘no strings attached’ grant scheme for art-activist projects. My name is Ellie Harrison and I’m an artist based in Glasgow (UK). I’m fundraising for

Professor of Art and Ecology/Land Arts of the American West Endowed Chair

The Univeristy of New Mexico is looking for a Full Professor of Art and Ecology. This is a tenured appointment with five-year renewable contract as Land Arts of the American West (LAAW) Endowed Chair. Full time. Works with LAAW Field Program Director and area faculty to further develop the LAAW program and increase the national

The 50 Shades of Green Conference: Show and Tell Room

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Over the course of the day, we heard from nine arts organisations: ranging in geography, activity and environmental action. There is so much green arts work already taking place in Scotland, but often there is no forum for its discussion: we wanted to host an informal space where

The 50 Shades of Green Conference: Your Questions Answered

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Our conference was not about pure transmission of information – we wanted our green arts community to get to know each other, to find common points of interaction, and to explore the approach of others to environmental sustainability. However, we know there are those tricky questions which seem particularly