If you’re looking for great writing about eco-art on the web, check out RSA Arts and Ecology’s online magazine. They recently published an interview with artist Alan Sonfist that is not only a great overview of the evolution of environmental art, it’s a
Call for submissions for presentations from the arts community on building ecologically and ecomonically sustainable models in the arts for a festival and syposium taking place at the University of Oregon, Eugene. Organised in partnership with the Centre for Sustainable Practice in the Arts.
Visiting Arts and the Delfina Foundation‘s Artist-to-Artist scheme invites practicing UK-based artists to partner with artists of their choice from a list of mainly Middle-Eastern countries, allowing them to travel to the UK for a one-week exchange of ideas and experiences. The emphasis is on the development and research process rather than production, free from
Integral Ecoawareness Laboratory – 12-14 December, Berlin. “An invitation to explore all layers of life through the personal experiential perspective,” using “exploratory research in dance, somaticsand deep ecological thinking.” Fee: 60/45 Euros
Call for submissions: 2009 Guandu International Outdoor Sculpture Festival – Focus on Land, Water and Culture, Guandu Nature Park, Taipei, Taiwan, June 12– September 27, 2009.Deadline for entries, February 1, 2009. Artists from all countries are invited to send proposals for temporary site-specific sculpture installations that raise awareness about environmental issues related to land, water
This travelling exhibition explored collaborations between artists and scientists. ‘Wonderful’ investigates science within a broad cultural and philosophical framework, inviting visitors to consider their own attitudes to ethical issues emerging from current developments in technology and scientific research.
Paintings by Chuck Forsman with essays and poems by Helen Mayer Harrison and Newton Harrison, Patricia Nelson Limerick, Roger C. Echo-Hawk, Gary Holthuas, and Charles Wilkinson.
Fragile Ecologies was a travelling exhibition that focused on activist, environmentally oriented art, and the role of artists as agents of change. It brought together material documenting the work of a dozen ecology-minded artists, or artist groups, working in diverse environments and situations.
Researched and written by an eminent team at Friends of the Earth, Tomorrow’s World argues that Britain must make deep cuts in resource consumption in order to allow developing countries to escape from poverty, and to prevent further breaches of environmental limits.
This book explores whether Europe can produce a sustainable future and the difficulties presented by globalisation. Focusing on politics and policy, this edited volume considers the ways in which European states and the European Union can and should organize themselves economically and socially in order to address the challenges of sustainable development.