Call for Abstracts: Crafting Sustainability

Workshop in Trondheim, June 14. & 15. 2017 Through an examination of the nature of craft and craftsmanship we seek to understand how craft can contribute to sustainability in various ways. Important dates Abstract deadline: January 15 th, 2017 Acceptance notification: January 31st, 2017 Draft deadline: June 7th 2017 Workshop dates: June 14th & 15th,

Crowdfunding Campaign for Paris Based Sustainable Arts Space: Recup Paris

RECUP PARIS: A NEW CREATIVE SPACE FOR PARIS Recover, revive and repeat for creative urban development. Urban development and regeneration is having a bright moment in Paris thanks to the development of Recup Paris. Turning derelict spaces in an old, disused military fort into a creative hub, Recup Paris is creating the bridge between art

Opportunity: Climate Project Grant – Invoking the Pause

Initial Grant: Invoking the Pause ITP provides for a “creative pause” – a reflective retreat for a team to take time away in a place of beauty of their choice. •”Pause” Purpose: to engage in collaborative conversations and develop ideas and/or strategies about how to craft a meaningful response to climate challenge issues. •Grant Size:

Job Opportunity: Brown University, Theatre Arts and Performance Studies

Visiting Design Lecturer in Theatre Arts and Performance Studies Deadline January 15, 2017 Date Posted November 29, 2016 Type Non tenure track Salary Competitive Employment Type Full-time Position Description: The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University invites applications for a three-year full time residency as a Visiting Lecturer in Scene Design

Open Call: VIFA International Photography Exhibition 2017

International Photography Exhibition VIFA is back with one of the most happening events of the festival – Worldwide Climate Change Photography Exhibition. Climate is a major concern globally. As to support the central theme of VIFA, this section is open to anybody to contribute and raise his/her voice for climatic concerns. This year the theme

Open Call: 2017 Land Art Competition

Nka Foundation invites submissions from creative practitioners and organizations dedicated to community placemaking to participate in its 2017 Land Art Competition. The competition is open to landscape architects, artists, curators, designers, architects, urban planners, structural engineers, university students and others from around the world to submit ideas for large-scale and site-specific public art installations based

Open Call: 100 Colours of Culture -Tampere, Finland

100 Colours of Culture Tampere, Finland 2017 August 17 – 20 Accessible Arts and Culture International is growing, international arts and culture movement that presents diversity in a new light. It is an international network build since 2009 and covers all continents. ACCAC Festival & Congress promotes the use of art and cultural participation to

Sustaining Great Art: Arts Council England Environmental Report 2015/16

Arts and culture sector acting on climate change Arts and culture engagement with environmental sustainability is the highest it has ever been, according to a report released today by Julie’s Bicycle, a leading charity that supports the creative community to act on climate change and environmental sustainability. Julie’s Bicycle has been working in partnership with

Call for Artists / Joya: arte + ecología International Residency, Spain

Joya: AiR 2017 / January-March Joya: arte + ecología’s Artist in Residence program has hosted over 500 international artists since it opened in 2009. Joya: AiR provides a creative environment free from distraction in one of Spain’s most beautiful and remote regions. Joya: AiR is an interdisciplinary residency at Los Gázquez, five old restored farmhouses, now

Superhero Clubhouse Solstice Celebration 2016

Speyer Hall, University Settlement New York , NY Dec 18, 2016 – 4:00 PM A light party for dark days. Radiant tunes and projections by…DJ/VJs The Hogstad Brothers Heartwarming food from…Pil Pil Spanish Tapas, Lombardi’s Pizza, Brooklyn Whiskers, and more. Beer lovingly provided by Brooklyn Brewery Natural wine from Jenny and Francois Selections An original,

Apply now for Creative Climate Leadership Training

Julie’s Bicycle is launching Creative Climate Leadership, a new leadership development programme. Creative Climate Leadership is a pan-European programme for artists, creative professionals and policymakers to explore the cultural dimensions of climate change, and take action with impact, creativity and resilience. Through a series of events, policy labs, flagship training courses and an alumni network, the programme

Embracing the Vulnerability of Others

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Feature: Storyboard from the animated film pilot for “Next to Now,” by Annette Mohr. Marte Røyeng is a singer/songwriter based in Oslo, Norway. I met her on a trip to Norway a few years ago where, at the time, she had just finished creating a musical with

Opportunity: Workshops on the ‘Environment Connecting Theme’ for your RFO Application

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Workshop dates will soon be announced for exploring Creative Scotland’s ‘Environment Connecting Theme’ in their upcoming RFO Applications. Every applicant for Regular Funding will be required to show how they will address the Environment Connecting Theme. The best applications will apply innovative and creative approaches to environmental sustainability.

51 Shades of Green Report Published!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Our second annual conference for Green Arts organisations look place on Thursday 27th October 2016. Read our report on the day to find out about all the topics, ideas and knowledge discussed! Read the 51 Shades of Green: Action in the Arts conference report. During the day, we

The Nature of Man

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Mark A. Durstewitz Featured Image: The Nature of Man poster Madmen and Dreamers is a progressive rock band who writes, records, and performs original rock operas. Our first project, The Children of Children, enjoyed a limited run at the Bleecker Street Theater in

CIWEM Award for LAGI Glasgow Project

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland ecoartscotland is thrilled that the Land Art Generator Glasgow project has been awarded the 2016 Chartered Institution of Water and Environment Management (CIWEM) Arts, Water and Environment Award. This award acknowledges the major commitment of all the partners, including Glasgow City Council, Scottish Canals and igloo Regeneration whose

Extending Practice: Choreography & Sustainability Workshop Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland In September CCS co-hosted a one day workshop with choreographers, Claire Pencak and Saffy Setohy, and writer/researcher Wallace Heim. One month on, we collectively reflect on learning points for further development. The initial aim of the workshop was to explore how choreographic practices might contribute to environmental movements

Sánchez-León and Douglas: There is a work in the interpretation of the Work* – A Report

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland John Latham facing the Niddrie Woman. Photo Murdo Macdonald An interdisciplinary “bing”** seminar and public discussion in four parts. Nuria Sánchez-León and Professor Anne Douglas have very kindly provided ecoartscotland with a detailed report on the recent seminar, “There is a work in the interpretation of the Work”,

Theatre, Climate Change, and an Election Year

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog Performance of Theater in Asylum’s The Debates: NY Primary Performance. Photo by Bailey Carr, 2016. Different artists have different relationships to systems, particularly political systems. To me, as an artist seeking to illuminate the flawed status quo and to offer space for alternative futures, confronting

Cultural Shift: Making Progress at Two Major Conferences in Scotland

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Cultural shift has featured at two very different but equally interesting conferences over the last couple of weeks: our own Green Arts Initiative Conference, 51 Shades of Green, and the Sustainable Scotland Network conference Pathways to 2030: public sector climate action. Nearly 100 Green Champions from all sorts