Opportunity: Programme and Communications Manager

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) are looking for a Programme and Communications Manager. Scottish Sculpture Workshop (SSW) are looking for a Programme and Communications Manager. This is a great job opportunity for someone who is enthusiastic, driven and has a strong contemporary art knowledge. It is a rare chance

Top 10 Most Pioneering Art/Sustainability Initiatives in Thailand

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Though metropolitan Bangkok is rapidly pumping out new malls and hotels across its territory, nature conservation organizations and artists have a history of standing together in safeguarding green spaces. They also play a pivotal role in putting other urgent environmental issues on the agenda such

Guest Blog: Changing Climate, Changing Culture

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland  Exploring the Role of the Arts and Cultural Sector in Supporting the Low Carbon Transition in Edinburgh In March 2018, 29 postgraduate students from the University of Edinburgh enrolled on the Participation in Policy and Planning course presented the findings of a semester-long research project to a group

Imagining Water, #9: Pop Sea Art

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog The ninth in a year-long series on artists of all genres 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

Opportunity: Grow Wild Creative Funding for 14-25!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Do you have a creative idea inspired by wildflowers or fungi? Get funding to make it a reality! Wildflowers and fungi are amazing! That’s why we’re inviting young people aged 14-25 to take part in a summer of activities and flex their creative skills. This year Grow Wild

Guest Blog: But There is No Land Near the End

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland A critical reflection by Maria Rose Sledmere on A+E’s debut publication and launch event, But There is No Land Near the End. Describing a time period in which the actions of humankind enter geologic history, the Anthropocene is not just a scientific framework, but rather, as Heather Davis

Review: ‘Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses’

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Introduction The monograph Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses was published last year to coincide with a touring retrospective of the work of Marlene Creates, co-curated by Susan Gibson Garvey and Andrea Kunard. The exhibition was organised by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in partnership with Dalhousie Art Gallery, it launched

Beyond Borders

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else. —Leonardo da Vinci Doing research, pioneering new approaches, changing mindsets and perspectives is what I am involved with as an artist. What other possibilities do materials have? I look for boundaries and try to

Open Call: 2018 Haunted Mill

The Wassaic Project’s 2018 Haunted Mill program seeks resident artists. ABOUT THE PROGRAM: Wassaic Project seeks artists interested in taking over a floor or a single room in Maxon Mills for the Haunted Mill (Saturday, October 27, 2018). Artists will have complete creative control with their installation (though they need to keep their work PG-13).

Queer Climate Performance Art in the Most Unlikely Places

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog “What is your presentation about?” Clara asks. Like most undergraduate science majors in this lecture hall, Clara has never seen a one-person performance art piece. Without stage lights or a sound system, I set up in the multi-purpose room. A console the size of a

Catch of the Day

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog I’m interested in water and the different pathways it takes. Not only the recognizable flow of rivers and glaciers, or global currents of air and sea water, but the obscure shifts of water from one state to another or across cell membranes. I’ve been tracing

From Freelance to Fulfillment

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog When I was small, like most kids I loved to draw and was obsessed with animals. But as I grew up, my fascination never went away. I instinctively knew that art had to be an integral part of my life. I applied to schools and

Green Picks: Glasgow International Visual Arts Festival 2018

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland As Green Arts Initiative Member, Glasgow International Visual Arts Festival, kicks off this week we’ve picked out some of the exhibitions which connect with environmental sustainability and climate change – ranging from shows situated in subway stations and charity shops, to exhibitions addressing Glasgow’s historic role in colonialism

“On Site” Opening, Trestle Gallery Brooklyn NY

On Site Opening Reception & VIP Mixer Thursday, June 14th, 7-9pm On view through July 18, 2018 Join us for Trestle’s Summer Tastings & VIP Mixer Thursday, June 14th from 7-9pm at our main location, 850 3rd Ave, Suite 411, Brooklyn, NY. This year’s mixer is free & open to the public, and will coincide with On Site, Trestle’s annual

A Brief History of Wind Energy for Artists

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog We humans have been harvesting the wind for at least 5,000 years. A clay vase dating to 3500 BCE from Egypt’s pre-dynastic Naqada II period depicts what is considered to be the world’s first clear image of a boat under sail. The square sail illustrated

Ethical Making Resource Launched

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Fairtrade, Fairmined and Sustainable The Incorporation of Goldsmiths have just launched their Ethical Making Resource: a website dedicated to the social, economic and environmental sustainability dimensions of jewelry design and making. www.ethicalmaking.org The Incorporation of Goldsmiths has created the Ethical Making Resource in the interest of helping jewellery and silversmithing

Kate Foster: Engaging with peatland restoration

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland As artists, we (Kerry Morrison and Kate Foster) have discovered a common purpose of embedding ecological artistic practice and research within peat landscape restoration projects. This post invites readers to ‘watch this space’ for how we are, and will be, involved in restoration work on blanket peatland and

Guest Blog: Images From a Warming Planet

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Photographer Ashley Cooper writes about documenting climate change and the rise of renewable energy on every continent on the planet. I have spent the last thirteen years travelling to every continent on the planet to document the impacts of climate change and the rise of renewable energy, the

Imagining Water, #8: Rachel Carson’s Poet Heiress of the Sea

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog The eighth in a year-long series on artists of all genres 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

Creative Carbon Scotland…in Italian! La Terra Non è Mai Sporca published

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland We’re excited to announce that the work of Creative Carbon Scotland has been featured in an international book! Authored by Luciana Ciliento and Carola Benedetto, the book is a collection of essays written by land artists, mountaineers, environmental activists, politicians, farmers, and our very own Green Arts Project