Updates and Reflections: Carbon Recording and Reporting Training Programme

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland What is the Carbon Recording and Reporting training programme? In December 2014 we launched our Carbon Recording and Reporting workshop and training programme, which delivered guidance to arts organisations across Scotland about recording, understanding and ultimately reducing carbon emissions generated by their activities. The training programme was specifically

Call for Collaborators: “Field_Notes – HYBRID MATTERs”

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Call for collaborators: “Field_Notes – HYBRID MATTERs” From 14th – 20th September 2015 at the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station, Lapland/Finland Application deadline: 29th of May 2015 http://hybridmatters.net/calls/field-notes-hybrid-matters —– “Field_Notes – HYBRID MATTERs” “Field_Notes – HYBRID MATTERs” is an art&science field laboratory organized by the Finnish Society of Bioart at

2 Degrees Festival

1-7 June, 2015. ART. CLIMATE. ACTION. 2 Degrees Festival asks: What can we do together to create a sustainable future? International artists present cutting-edge responses to climate change, urging you to act now to build a more positive future. A programme of performance, debate and public installations will take place in tree-tops, office blocks and

No.9 News

Water’s Edge Water’s Edge is a Pam Am commissioned large-scale photographic exhibition exploring the often tenuous balance where human civilization, land, and water meet. This exhibition will bring to light recent concerns regarding the sustainability of our global fresh water supply and the impact that human development is having on this precious life-sustaining resource. Curated

Call for Proposals ~ ASTR 2015 Working Session: “Ecology and/of/in Performance”

Growing out of the performance and ecology seminar at ASTR 2005/Toronto, and continuing as a research group atASTR’s 2010/Seattle, 2012/Nashville, and 2014/Baltimore conferences, this research group has been at the fore of the emergent field of performance and ecology. In 2015, in response to ASTR’s theme “Debating the Stakes in Theatre and Performance Scholarship,” we turn our attention

Apply to the Vermi-Prize

Win accolades from your fans, and $250! ~ HOW? ~  Make art – sculptures, paintings, drawings, videos, poems, net art, music, dance, creative designs, architecture, etc – that celebrates composting worms. See examples of what has been made in this genre on the wormculture.org blog. To stimulate the creation and promotion of cultural works about composting worms, four Vermi-Prizes (each $250 USD)

Open Call: Philosophy of the City

University of Hong Kong, November 6-7 Portland State University, November 21-22 Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, December 3-4  Download and Print the POTC 2015 Flyer Hong Kong Keynote: Daniel A. Bell (Tsinghua University) Portland Keynote: Ingrid Leman Stefanovic (Simon Fraser University)  featuring an invited talk by Robert M. Figueroa (Oregon State University) Mexico City Keynote:

Announcing SEEDS & SOUL: Indigenous Cultural Exchange and Festival

Announcing SEEDS & SOUL: Indigenous Cultural Exchange and Festival | Campaign Launch Spring Shout out! Last year’s trans-national & trans-indigenous SEED project collaborations are sprouting a strong new vision… DANCING EARTH is teaming up with AUDIOPHARMACY PRESCRIPTIONS COLLECTIVE to bring the San Francisco Bay Area’s first SEEDS & SOUL is an indigenous-led, women-led festival harnessing the power of

Updates and Reflections: Carbon Recording and Reporting Training Programme

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland What is the Carbon Recording and Reporting training programme? In December 2014 we launched our Carbon Recording and Reporting workshop and training programme, which delivered guidance to arts organisations across Scotland about recording, understanding and ultimately reducing carbon emissions generated by their activities. The training programme was specifically

Call for Submissions – Sanctuary 2015

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Sanctuary is a unique 24-hour public art laboratory within the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park in South West Scotland that runs from Noon 26th September to Noon 27th September 2015. It creates a space for new work that ranges from sound installations and radio broadcasts to interactive video and

Opportunity: Arts Project Manager

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This opportunity comes from the Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation with a deadline of Monday 25 May 2015 at 12:00. The Arts Project Manager will develop and deliver art and greenspace design provision for Phases One and Two of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Redevelopment. Primary tasks include: Input into the design

CSPA Quarterly Q12: On Environment now available on MagCloud

Though the environment is necessarily a key theme in a Quarterly devoted to sustainability, in this issue we take a particularly sharp focus on in. In particular, we examine environment in scenography, performance, art and theater. Part two of a four-part series on the four pillars of sustainability, recognized by CSPA as: environmental awareness &

OPEN CALL: CREATIVITY IN TRANSITION PROCESSES TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Call for: Academic Papers, Artistic Expressions, Demonstration of creativity-enhancing Games, Techniques and Exercises for the workshop: CREATIVITY IN TRANSITION PROCESSES TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY To be realized within the Global Cleaner Production & Sustainable Consumption Conference, Accelerating the Transition to Equitable Post Fossil-Carbon Societies, 1 – 4 November 2015, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain, http://www.cleanerproductionconference.com/ In

Seven Green Captains Receive 2015 Tony Nominations

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance Congratulations to all our Green Captains who received Tony nominations this season!   ———- The Broadway Green Alliance was founded in 2008 in collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an ad hoc committee of The Broadway League and

Creative Carbon Scotland’s Ben Twist wins Low Carbon Pioneer Award

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Ben Twist was presented with the Low Carbon Pioneer Award from the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) at their Low Carbon Innovation Awards last Wednesday, 29th April 2015. The awards come at the end of a four-year Low Carbon Innovation (LCI) project that supported Scottish SMEs in developing

Satish Kumar Documentary

This year, Emergence, in association with Resurgence, Schumacher College, Volcano and Culture Colony is making a landmark documentary series of 6 hour-long conversations with Satish Kumar, one of the greatest living teachers and visionaries of the 21st century – and we want you to help us make it happen. We are doing this. From April

NYLM sponsors the Agnes Denes Award for Environmental Art

The Agnes Denes Award for Environmental Art, sponsored by the organization New York Loves Mountains and named in honor of pioneering environmental artist Ages Denes, will be awarded to an artist whose work has been or will be shown or performed in New York State between June 2014 and June 2015. This award is designed to

Opportunity: Environmental Artist at Urban Green Cranhill Food Growing Project

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This opportunity comes from Impact Arts with a deadline of 12 noon on 6th May 2015. Urban Green: Cranhill Food Growing Project is an exciting and innovative programme that aims to transform an underused piece of ground in to a community garden. You will work as part of

Caledonian Everyday Discussions Pt 2 of 3

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Tim Collins and Reiko Goto, Coille Dubh Rainich (The Black Wood of Rannoch), mixed media, 2015. Photo Tim Collins Should artists seek to change the world?  That’s where the first discussion ended, having explored the history of pit props; the potential for a poet to contribute to the

Supporting the Intersection of Art and Activism

by Jennifer Sokolove This post originally appeared on Howlround, and is being posted under a under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License(CC BY 4.0). You can find the original post here: http://howlround.com/supporting-the-intersection-of-art-and-activism This week on HowlRound, we are exploring Theatre in the Age of Climate Change. How does our work reflect on, and respond to, the challenges