Sculpting Creatures from the Sea

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog by Guest Blogger Emeric Jacob The edges of the earth must be explored by bike… I jump on my bicycle fitted with a trailer and head towards the beach of Terre Neuve in Camargue in order to recharge my batteries, read, and unearth creatures hidden in the deposits from the sea.

Refugium: Performing Resilience in the Heart of the Urban Landscape

This post comes from Ecoscenography As an artist confronted with a world of increasing environmental uncertainty, I believe we need a hopeful vision: one that acknowledges the challenges and constraints that we face, but also focuses on opportunities for positive change. Put simply, the scale of contemporary ecological concerns can be paralysing and disconnecting; a

Enchantment at Peter Strauss Ranch

This post comes to you from EcoArtSpace Featured Image: AVIARY In 1999 I curated an art-in-nature exhibition at Escondido Phoenix Ranch Retreat in Escondido Canyon, Malibu. It was developed as a 10-day residency with ten artists creating site works along a mile trail. The works were reviewed in Sculpture magazine by Collette Chattopadhyay and over

Active Energy: About the project

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland We just received an update from the ActiveEnergy project in London. The following comes from the ‘About’ page on the website. ActiveEnergy is a project promoting citizen-led innovation led by artist Loraine Leeson in collaboration with The Geezers, a group of senior men in Bow East London, and

Opportunity for Artists: EUPORIAS G.A.

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This post comes from EUPORIAS, Kaleider and the MET Office. We want to commission an individual or a group to create an experience that will take place during the EUPORIAS General Assembly. We’re not prescriptive about discipline, but we’re interested in something that is playful/playable/fascinating/interesting/thrilling/poetic/challenging/delightful. It might use


LAB-14 Residencies for 2017 now open! LAB-14 is the first phase of the Carlton Connect Initiative, at the former Royal Women’s Hospital site. This space has been designed to foster collaborative research and to facilitate the sharing of this research with the broader community. The main aim of LAB-14 is to address the challenge of

Open Call: Wind Blades Creative Artwork / Play Wonthaggi

Wind Blades Creative Artwork / Play Wonthaggi Expression of Interest – $50,000 commission Bass Coast Shire Council is seeking concept designs from artists and design teams for an innovative and functional creative artwork/play area utilising two 42m long decommissioned wind turbine blades which have been donated by Senvion Australia. The Wind Blades installation, situated in Wonthaggi’s Guide

Footprint Modulation art exhibition – climate justice and human migration | Kooj Chuhan

This post comes from MELD   Footprint Modulation: the film A journey through the ground-breaking exhibition‘Footprint Modulation’ of art and interventions exploring Climate Change, Global Justice and Migration.  A project which connects artists and cultural venues with researchers, activists, communities and documentary media to interrogate, expose, humanise and discuss one of the big issues confronting

Human Impacts Institute: Creative Climate Awards

What Are the Creative Climate Awards? Our Creative Climate Awards use the creative process as a tool to inspire audiences to explore the consequences of their actions, think critically about pressing issues, and to make the environment personal.  These events are an opportunity to creatively engage tens-of-thousands of people in positive action around the challenges posed by

CCS Blog: Green Transport

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Travel is an unavoidable part of working in the Arts. Touring, moving people, stage sets or materials can clock up a large mileage.  So how can we reduce our impact? Anyone who has attended our travel workshops will know that we are always keen to encourage good travel planning.

Opportunity: Events & Communications Officer, Creative Carbon Scotland

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Our friends at Creative Carbon Scotland are currently looking for an individual to fill the role of Events & Communications Officer, and to help achieve their aim of connecting the arts and culture with sustainability to build a sustainable Scotland.  This is a great opportunity to join a small, informal,

CCS Blog: April Green Tease Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This month we met the spring season with our April Green Tease events in Glasgow and Edinburgh, welcoming a range of people from across the arts and different areas of sustainability to find points of connection between their interests and practices. Glasgow Our Glasgow event took place in

Call for the Stories of the Anthropocene Festival, Stockholm 27-29 October 2016

A state of shock is something that happens to us not only when something bad happens. It’s what happens to us when we lose our narrative, when we lose our story, when we become disoriented. – Naomi Klein The KTH Environmental Humanities Laboratory, in collaboration with the Rachel Carson Center and the Nelson Institute Center for Culture, History, and

CLIMARTE Poster Project forum

Are images worth a thousand words? As part of the CLIMARTE Poster Project 2016 come and join a lively and engaging discussion on the importance of images in conveying complex ideas and feelings, and also in creating engagement and empathy with difficult and challenging issues, such as climate change. Date and time: Tuesday 17 May 2016,

Elemental – an arts and ecology reader

Gaia Project is a publishing and curatorial initiative which operates at the intersection of Art and Ecology – or indeed, in that poetic space where Art becomes Ecology, and where Ecology becomes Art. Elemental is an ‘introductory reader’, comprising a unique collection of essays by some of the world’s leading artists, activists, curators and writers

The Re:NEW Festival: a month-long celebration of Creative Reuse, Sustainability, and Transformation happening September 9–October 9, 2016.

As Pittsburgh experiences a resurgence and addresses continuous, equitable improvement, we present the Re:NEW Festival, a collaborative, brand new endeavor, bringing together the city’s diverse and forward-thinking arts and culture, creative industries, and sustainable technologies. Festival visitors will witness the North American premiere of Drap-Art, the International Festival of Recycling Art, held annually in Barcelona.

Chicago Green Theatre Alliance Meeting + Happy Hour

RSVP Today! Chicago Green Theatre Alliance Meeting + Happy Hour Monday, May 16, 6:30-8 P.M. Writers Theatre, 325 Tudor Ct. in Glencoe Join us for the the next meeting of the Chicago Green Theatre Alliance at the brand new Writers Theatre space in Glencoe! We’ll get a special tour of their new green theatre, the

OPEN CALL ‘Feeding the Insatiable’ a conference and creative summit on Arts and Energy – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Call for proposals ‘Feeding the Insatiable’ a conference and creative summit EXTENDED DEADLINE DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS 22.00 GMT Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Schumacher College, RegenSW and the network invite you to submit a proposal for participation to the forthcoming summit Feeding the Insatiable to be held November 9-11, 2016 at Dartington Hall, Totnes, Devon TQ9

Alice White Exhibition at the ZSL London Zoo Aquarium

ZSL London Zoo Aquarium from April 29th until July 30th, 2016 Alice White is a professional Oil Painter, born and bred in London. Her solo show, entitled ‘A New Wave’ documented her year’s residency as Artist for Animals at ZSL London Zoo. Her ongoing project, entitled ‘A New Wave: Art and Conservation Science’, seeks to

Opportunity: Summer Festivals Production Assistant

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Please note: this opportunity is only open to current undergraduates, Masters students, or recent graduates (2 years) of the University of Edinburgh. The application must be completed through their online careers portal and the closing date for applications is 10am on Friday 13th May. We are currently offering a