POSITION DESCRIPTION PLAYA is looking for a Residency Manager who will live on location and oversee coordination and planning of the residency experience including pre-application communications, managing logistics of on-site residencies, and supporting Playa’s external programming. PLAYA’s Mission On the edge of the Great Basin, PLAYA offers creative individuals the space, the solitude and the

UNFIX Festival

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Glasgow-based UNFIX festival has launched its programme, delivering a rich blend of events curated around the themes of ecology and climate change, rooted within a very physical sense of living. This year’s festival will take hold of The Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) in Glasgow, delivering live performance,

Centre for Performance Research CURRENT OPEN CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS: Volume 21, Issue 2 – On/At Sea

Volume 21, Issue 2 – On/At Sea Deadline: 6 July 2015 ON SEA / AT SEA considers how performance practice and critical perspectives on performance can be affected by the fluidity, endless motion, unchartable terrains, and endless liquid condition of the sea. Stories about the sea or set on the sea are almost always performed

Opportunities: Interns to work on Environmental Art Festival Scotland 2015

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland The Environmental Art Festival Scotland (EAFS) has two Internships (with stipends) to help with the 2015 Festival at the end of August – one focused on Design and Mapping and the other on Production. Themes for the Festival this year are: Inventiveness, foolishness and generosity as a way

In South Carolina, A Landfill Landmark by Stan Friedman

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance In a city named Greenville, one might expect its citizens to have a certain respect for the environment. But the team behind the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville, S.C. has taken the cause to a whole new level, becoming the first performing

Climate Journeys Part III: Creating a Map of Coastal Climate Change Adaptation

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Lucy Holtsnider Many island nations of the Caribbean and coastal regions of the Eastern U.S. are particularly threatened by damaging climate change impacts like sea level rise, increased storm surges, and loss of local aquatic ecosystems. Many adaptation measures could be taken


This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Natalie Abrams I live in nature. Surrounded by it, I experience every subtle shift and change. I witness an amazing array of species as they inhabit the same place, and I am exactly where I want to be. I never could have predicted this

Climate Journeys Part I: Living Inside An Egg

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Stephen Turner (AKA The Beaulieu Beadle) Shall I not have intelligence with the earth. Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself? —HD Thoreau ‘Walden’, 1854 I lived in character as the Beaulieu Beadle for twelve months from July 14th, 2013

May Green Tease Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland A range of opportunities and ideas of how to contribute to ArtCOP Scotland were discussed including: Green Tease members contributing to Edinburgh Palette’s ‘Re-see It’ exhibition Considering how the UN Sustainable Development goals (explored on our Mull Residency) fit into artistic practices Exploring themes of climate change adaptation and

Opportunity: Call for contributors on arts and environment research

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This opportunity comes from IETM international network for contemporary performing arts, and relates to the larger ArtCOP21 movement that Creative Carbon Scotland will be engaging with through the facilitation of ArtCOP Scotland. Share your own practice with IETM to represent the work being done within arts and environment in your

Opportunity: Methilhill Community Garden Residency

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Opportunity expires: 29 June 2015 An opportunity for an artist interested in the environment, issues around food and with experience in working with young people. The residency will be based at the Methilhill Community Garden in Fife during the autumn of 2015 and is based on 10 days

Our Affair With Energy

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog This post was originally published on May 28, 2015 on the CENHS blog. Our current energy consumption is to human civilization what an affair is to a marriage: the manifestation of a deeper problem. While the appeal of instant gratification is compelling, most of us

Job Opportunity with Creative Carbon Scotland: Strategic General Manager

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Creative Carbon Scotland – a charity initiated by Festivals Edinburgh and founder members the Federation of Scottish Theatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network – is a partnership of arts organisations working to help shape a sustainable Scotland. We believe that the arts have an essential role to play

Environ-mental Achievements of the 69th Annual Tony Awards

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance One of the nation’s preeminent cultural events, the Tony Awards, in collaboration with the Broadway Green Alliance, took steps to reduce the environmental impact of its annual awards show, rehearsal period and telecast. This effort was achieved thanks to the collaborative efforts of The Broadway

Glasgow School of Art’s Climate Challenge project

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Counting Consciousness: the book tells the story of our journey of 15 months’ work exploring the edge between creativity and sustainability. The Artists Using Resources in the Community (ARC) project set out primarily to reduce carbon emissions by working with staff and students of the Glasgow School of

PQ International Eco-soirée

Very excited to announce EcoScenography’s first International gathering for eco-focused designers and performance makers as part of the 2015 Prague Quadrennial. This will be a wonderful opportunity to catch up with like-minded artists over food and a glass of wine. Please note: this will be a private party (with limited numbers) in a secret location

North Light Arts: Alchemy of Soil

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Image: Natalie Taylor, Force of Nature North Light Arts is delighted to present the ‘Alchemy of Soil’, an outstanding exhibition by the Scottish artist Natalie Taylor at Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, East Lothian from 23 May – 21 June 2015. Dunbar is probably best known for

Green Tease goes Open Source

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Why have we done this?  One of the key ambitions of the Green Tease project is to support a thriving community of practice which connects arts and sustainability and addresses it’s role in creating a more sustainable Scotland. To spread the Green Tease goodwill we thought we’d Open Source it so you

Fringe Sustainable Practice Award: Call for Entries

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Supported by the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts and Creative Carbon Scotland and with media partnership from The List, this high-profile award rewards those shows making significant efforts to become the most sustainable of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. All shows addressing any range of sustainability themes

Carbon Emissions Recording and Reporting: Navigating Tenancy

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Over the past five months, Creative Carbon Scotland has been presenting a programme of workshops and meetings on how regularly funded organisations should record and report carbon emissions to Creative Scotland when submitting their annual report. Our conversations with training participants have underlined that the arts in Scotland encompass