In Conversation: Gudrun Filipska and Veronica Sekules

Gudrun Filipska from the Arts Territory Exchange in conversation with Veronica Sekules the founder of ‘Groundwork‘ the First Gallery in the UK to be dedicated to Art and the enviroment. The conversation covers issues surrounding arts and ecology, artists and travel, fracking, global warming and discusses the last exhibition held at Groundwork ‘Fire and Ice’

Persistent Acts: Belarus Free Theatre

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog This season, I will be taking a closer look at the intersection of performance, climate, and politics with the Persistent Acts series. In this divisive political moment, I will share examples of performances that persevere in pursuit of intersectional justice and sustainability. How does hope

Sea of Troubles

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog As human systems affect the Earth’s oceans, the oceans in turn affect life on land. The oceans function as the Earth’s climate system, pumping heat and moisture around the globe. Ocean currents regulate the temperature and precipitation on the continents, shaping the climate. Climate change

The Children’s Zero Waste Climate Quilt Project

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Empowerment: The Children’s Zero Waste Climate Quilt Project made its debut at the Cheshire Children’s Museum in Keene, New Hampshire in March of 2017. It was inspired by another art piece that I started working on in New York City in 2012. I had been

Life, Death, Doppelgangster and the Anthropocene

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog It’s 1957, and eminent herpetologist Dr. Karl Patterson Schmidt is examining a juvenile rear-fanged boomslang snake at the Chicago Field Museum, when he grasps the serpent behind the neck and is pierced by a single fang on the fleshy area between thumb and forefinger on

Open Call: Creative Climate

Creative Climate Seeks Participants for Conversations, Papers and Performances Birkbeck Centre for Contemporary Theatre Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities Birkbeck College, University of London 8 May 2018 About The Event: This one-day symposium explores new critical-creative responses to climate change in performance, and discusses performance as a space of engagement with and communication of the

WIND, A New Font.

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Amsterdam-based book and graphic designer Hansje van Halem just designed her first published typeface, and she named it WIND. Those who follow this monthly column on renewable energy art know that I am a sucker for anything and everything WIND. To celebrate the end of

10 Best Art and Sustainability Initiatives in Berlin

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Berlin is known as a city par excellence for artists, creatives and grassroots movements and it is exactly these people who are great at imagining and repairing broken systems, making significant contributions to creating a more environmentally safe and just society. To celebrate their work,

Featured in Culture and Climate Change Handbook

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The World Cities Culture Forum has just launched its new ‘Culture and Climate Change Handbook for City Leaders’, citing the Green Arts Initiative as one of the key examples of how the cultural sector is becoming more ‘green’. Case studies included in the handbook cover issues of reducing the

Apply Now: Nomad/9 Master of Fine Arts

The application period for the 2018 cohort of the Nomad/9 MFA in Interdisciplinary Art is now open. The application deadline for scholarship consideration is January 15, 2018. PROGRAM BROCHURE Program: Created in 2015, Nomad/9 MFA program is a low-residency program offered by the Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford, with high-impact residencies that include

Exhibition, Gallery Route One in Point Reyes

This post comes to you from EcoArtSpace Contemplating Other: I know you are, You know I am at Gallery Route One, Pointe Reyes Station, California Exhibition runs through January 28, 2018 Includes painting, sculpture and video contemplating the human/animal relationship, while addressing confinement, wildness, and husbandry. Alicia Escott Linda Guenste Brigitta Varadi Organized and curated

Youth Shine in Performance for Climate & Energy 

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Shine is a musical performance for youth-led community engagement and resilience planning. It weaves climate science and artistic expression into a funny and powerful story that spans 300 million years of geological time to convey how energy, humanity, and climate are interrelated. Rehearsing each part

Best Laid Plans

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Of mice and men. Mice may lay plans better than politicians in the United States these days. For the last four years, I have been working intensely on issues of climate change. Not as a scientist, but as an artist—peering into a complex issue and

Theatrical Review Through a Climate Lens

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Around this time last year, I took a moment to reflect on the theatrical experiences I’d had and what I’d take with me into the new year. I’m embarking on another year-end review, to link up my encounters in the theatre with my relationship to

Reflections on Blue Cow – Performing Arts & Sustainability

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Between July – October this year Creative Carbon Scotland supported the development of Blue Cow, a new performance work by Edinburgh-based theatre maker Alice Mary Cooper. Here we share a bit about what took place and what was learnt in the process. Context and aims of the Project:

Visual Arts Manifesto with Commitment to Sustainability

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) along with our partners Scottish Artists Union and engage Scotland, launched a new Visual Arts Manifesto on 11 December 2017. The Manifesto is a direct response to the current challenges facing the art sector as a whole and also our first public response

Imagining Water #4: Floating Start-Up Countries

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog The fourth 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

Artists Residency in Luxembourg on ‘Disruption: the Imprint of Man’ mentored by Callum Innes

The European Investment Bank (EIB) Institute is pleased to announce the 2018 edition of its Artists Development Programme (ADP), looking for ONE visual artist (born after 1 January, 1983) from an EU Member State to work on the theme of “Disruption: The Imprint of Man”. The ADP offers emerging European visual artists a 5-6 week-long

Open Call: Creative Design Proposal

Collaborative building and design summer camp, Beam Camp, seeks fantastical proposals from creative individuals and teams, including but not limited to Artists, Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Builders, Engineers, Musicians, Fabricators & Technologists. Beam Camp is looking for the following: Fantastical proposals from creative individuals and teams, including but not limited to Artists, Designers, Filmmakers, Architects, Builders,

Call for papers: Art and Freedom of Expression

The upcoming issue of Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics will discuss how different artistic forms and strategies may advance freedom of expression and be used to confront censorship in contexts worldwide. Contributors from diverse disciplinary backgrounds are invited to submit articles, reviews or interviews that address this theme through a high variety of possible