Water+/-

NPR and WWNO are proud to announce the world premiere of NPR Presents Water +/- on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. ET at the Saenger Theatre. NPR Presents Water +/- combines national and local news coverage, music, poetry, storytelling and visual projections to explore how too much or too little water is shaping

Glasgow Green Tease Reflections: Paper Kiln Making with Teena Gould

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Teena Gould, a ceramist with a strong background in public and community art, led discussion and action during the event, drawing from her practice of the use of earth, water, air and fire elements in her chosen medium. Teena explained how she often works with materials that would

Fertile Ground in Dunbar 25 and 26 October

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland   Fertile Ground takes place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October in Dunbar, East Lothian.  The event will nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for change through public art with an environmental agenda. PROGRAMME Saturday 25Oct Morning 9am: conference speakers; with

Launch: “If the city were a commons” series

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This series from On Site Projects involves artists talks, workshops, field trips, residencies and reading groups. The programme is inspired by the following provocations- “If the city were a commons what would it look like, taste like, sound like, feel like, and smell like? How would artists and other creative

Press Release: Green Crafts Initiative Announced

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Craft Scotland will use their annual conference today to announce the launch The Green Craft Initiative, a new project run with Creative Carbon Scotland to celebrate and encourage more environmentally sustainable practices in Scotland’s craft sector. The Green Crafts Initiative is a sister project to the Green Arts

“Gulf to Gulf” – talk online

This post comes to you from Cultura21 How might mankind survive the disruptions of the Anthropocene based on trigger point theory? The “Gulf to Gulf” discussion between Dr. Eugene Turner and Aviva Rahmani is online. Please listen and comment at: A “Gulf to Gulf” performance “What does resilience look like in the Anthropocene?” September 3rd,

Artist as Activist: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces new grant opportunity for artists.

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Application deadline:October 13, 2014 www.rauschenbergfoundation.org The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced that it will build on its recent grant-making pilots and for the first time in its history roll out a series of open calls for proposals. Over the next six months, the foundation will announce new grant opportunities

ArtCop21: COAL and Cape Farewell organise for COP21, November – December 2015

A cultural programme for the 21st United Nations Conference on climate change. Paris, from the 30th of November to the 10th of December 2015. COAL and CAPE FAREWELL,
 the two European partners behind ArtCop21 willmobilise artists and the wider cultural sector to create a festival and cultural symposium during the Cop21 conference. From 30th November until 10th December 2015

Content of Nothing :: Part 8 :: ….it moves, actually, in a Reticulum

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Judy Spark, Untitled, digital print (300 x 140mm approximately) 2013 Judy Spark: You remarked earlier that you feel that for you it’s “important to keep a lightness to creative work” and I would certainly agree with you on this and I think that this does bear even more

iLANDing Laboratories Initiative

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Request for Proposals – 2015 iLANDing Laboratories Initiative Due October 20 send to info [at] ilandart [dot] org Following the successful inaugural year of the iLANDing Laboratory Initiative, the program will continue for a second year. The 2015 iLANDing Laboratories will continue in an experimental format as a

New Case Study: Data Collection at the Fringe Reuse and Recycle Days

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Running since 2009, the Fringe Reuse and Recycle Days occur at the end of each Edinburgh Festival Fringe season, and provide an opportunity for those performing individuals and production companies to donate any materials from their Fringe run that they no longer need or cannot take with them when leaving

York University seeks Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment

The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD), formerly known as the Faculty of Fine Arts, at York University is seeking an outstanding researcher to be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the area of Information Design, Advocacy and the Environment. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure

The People’s Weather Report

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the world – now more than ever. Last year was one of the hottest on record internationally, but the sceptics keep pumping their rhetoric into the atmosphere, almost as fast and furiously as we’re polluting it. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer magnitude and

The Mojave Project, experimental transmedia documentary by Kim Stringfellow, has launched

The Mojave Project is an experimental transmedia documentary by Kim Stringfellow exploring the physical, geological and cultural landscape of the Mojave Desert. The Mojave Project reconsiders and establishes multiple ways in which to interpret this unique and complex landscape, through association and connection of seemingly unrelated sites, themes, and subjects thus creating a speculative and immersive

Julie’s Bicycle Presents Value and Cultural Spaces Oct 2

Julie’s Bicycle and the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse invite you to join a conversation about cultural buildings and the pivotol role they play in understanding values and shaping resilient creative communities. Over the last decade the idea that culture, communities, economics and the environment – in short ‘sustainability’ – are intimately connected has become pretty

Artivism – Artist talk by Shai Zakai

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Ecological artist, photographer, curator, writer Shai Zakai will give a talk about her projects and artworks, a taste from twenty years of ‘artivism’, for ecological and social change. Among the projects – Concrete Creek- reclamation of a stream as an artwork, Forest Tunes- The Library – installation and books, Presencehood

CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: Theories, Practices, Policies

Is culture the fourth pillar of sustainability, alongside the ecological, economic and social aspects? How does culture act as a catalyst for ecological sustainability, human well-being and economic viability? What would our futures look like if sustainability was embedded in the multiple dimensions of culture, including different worldviews and values, ways of life, and other

Reflections on Air falbh leis na h-eòin / Away with the Birds

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Although only part of Tuulikki’s work, the Canna performance of Away with the Birds focused on the vocal composition, Guth an Eòin/Voice of the Bird. The artist states that the work “explores the delicate equilibrium of Hebridean life, the co-existence of tradition and innovation, and suggests the ever-present

HighWaterLine Bristol

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Produced by Invisible Dust and Creative Catalysts, HighWaterLine was a project originally conceived by artist Eve Mosher in New York City. The original HighWaterLine was drawn at the 10-foot above sea level line in New York City in 2007. Much of the area covered by this line flooded during Hurricane

Content of Nothing :: Part 7 :: Making and Writing

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Judy Spark: We have talked about ‘hope’ and about ‘wonder’ but looking around at those mechanisms that will seek to commodify almost every realm of human endeavour the second it appears, it’s easy to feel a bit dispirited sometimes, despite the legions of creative practitioners who are standing