Finding Inspiration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

This post comes from the Artists and Climate Change Blog “The creatures of our planet have given me everything yet they ask for nothing in return. Giving voice to these majestic creatures and their habitat will forever be my lifelong work.” – Robert Thorpe Wildlife photographer Robert Thorpe talks about his relationship with one of the most beautiful regions

Call for proposals: RE-DO

This post comes to you from Cultura21 RE-DO. Conference on Sustainability and Culture’s role in Sustainable Futures October 28-31, 2015 in Aarhus, Denmark. At MOMU (Moesgaard Museum http://www.moesgaardmuseum.dk/english/- a splendid new museum in the middle of the woods around Aarhus). RE-DO is the second of a series of conferences organised by Aarhus University in cooperation with

GALA and Glasgow’s Green: What Next?

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The Green Art Lab Alliance was a two-year, EU-funded project, working with 19 partners across 17 different European countries that aimed to explore the links between arts and environmental sustainability. From 12th – 14th March 2015 the final meeting of the partners and contributors was hosted by Creative Carbon

Announcing the Winner of the 2015 College Green Captain Prize for Greener Theater

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance The Broadway Green Alliance has just announced the winner of another new award! The College Green Captain prize was created to reward College Green Captains for their greening efforts on campus productions.  We are pleased to announce that Travis Blackwell, Green Captain at the University of

36.5 / a durational performance with the sea

BY SARAH CAMERON SUNDE 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/365-a-durational-performance-with-the-sea This week on HowlRound, we are exploring Theatre in the Age of Climate Change. How does our work reflect on, and respond to,

The law of the forest and the freedom of the streets

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Thanks to Scott Donaldson for sharing this article The law of the forest and the freedom of the streets on openDemocracy.  Forests play an important role in the evolution of public space in England.  The Magna Carta was followed in 1217 by The Charter of the Forest. The

Looking for the Ending (Or is it the Beginning?)

by Alana Mitchell 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/looking-for-the-ending-or-is-it-the-beginning 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

GALA 2015: Embracing Glasgow’s Green Spirit

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland How does GALA relate to Glasgow?  The initial notion of hosting the final GALA meeting in Glasgow arose out of the desire to highlight the emerging green arts network and progressive sustainability goals of the city. The Glasgow Green Year 2015 celebrates the city’s aspirations to be a leading

April Green Tease: ArtCOP Scotland

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This December the United Nations will call all the world’s leaders to Paris for COP 21 to make a crucial agreement to limit climate change. We want to use the opportunity of COP 21 to raise awareness of the links between sustainability, climate change and the arts. Join

In Search of a New Aesthetic

by Chantal Bilodeau 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/in-search-of-a-new-aesthetic This week HowlRound is  exploring Theatre in the Age of Climate Change. How does our work reflect on, and respond to, the challenges brought

Communicating water sustainability through interdisciplinary creative practice: the Fluid City project

Dr. Alys Longley – University of Auckland, New Zealand If Ludwig Wittgenstein’s famous quote, “the limits of my language are the limits of my world” proves accurate, then I think we are in deep trouble. My sense is that the limitations of especially the English language are preventing many of us from realizing, articulating and understanding

WATER IMBALANCE — A Visual Conversation

March 18 to April 1, 2015 Open every day, 8 am to 10 pm ASU Art Building, 900 S Forest Mall Tempe, AZ 85281  Curated by Danielle Eubank and Sandra Mueller, the “Water Imbalance” exhibition is set to coincide with the 2015 Balance UnBalance Conference at Arizona State University in Tempe from March 27-29, 2015.

Prague Quadrennial 2015 is going to present world-class theatre masters!

Prague Quadrennial, the world´s largest scenography event, is coming with a rich program filled not only with exhibitions from more than 70 countries and up-to-date theater design works, but also hundreds of live events such as lectures, workshops, architecture walks, public space projects and much more! PQ’15 has recently announced its preliminary daily program with

Food Phreaking Issue 01 – The Center for Genomic Gastronomy

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland The Center for Genomic Gastronomy‘s new issue of Food Phreaking draws on research done during Nil by Mouth, is a culinary compedium of curious botanical fruits. CGG says, In this first issue, we examine a range of botanical fruit cultivars that have been manipulated by human food cultures…

City of Newport Beach Sculpture in the Garden Exhibition 2015-2017

This post comes to you from Green Public Art Green Public Art Consultancy, in partnership with Arts Orange County, is excited to announce this call for sculpture for the City of Newport Beach, CA. CALL FOR ENTRIES CITY OF NEWPORT BEACH SCULPTURE IN THE CIVIC CENTER PARK EXHIBITION 100 Civic Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA

THINK GLOBAL, ACT LOCAL – A SERIES OF EXHIBITIONS BY GUEST CURATORS LAURANNE GERMOND AND LOIC FEL (COAL)

With : Julian Charrière (Switzerland), François Génot (France), Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni (France), Tue Greenfort (Denmark), Hanna Husberg (Finland), Toril Johanessen (Norway), Gianni Motti (Switzerland/Italy) and Anaïs Tondeur (France). The exhibition “Systémique”, the first of the cycle Think global, act local, to be followed by “Open Source” and “Ultralocal”, is based on a set of visual and conceptual connections

how much is too little, too much, or just enough

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland The 12×12 project grows out of the powerful story of a North Carolina pediatrician, Dr. Jackie Benton, who ten years ago gave up a luxurious home to live in a 12’ by 12’ off-the-grid house and permaculture farm.  The World Policy Institute used this idea to develop a

Lights out and power down for Earth Hour 2015

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland At 8.30pm on Saturday 28th March 2015, cities and towns across the world will go dark for Earth Hour, an hour-long collective movement towards reducing our environmental impact. Earth Hour, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), is a global participatory event that asks individuals, organisations,

Future Forest

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Collins_Goto_Edwards_FutureForest2015 We are pleased to highlight the Report just released by the Collins and Goto Studio and Forest Research entitled Future Forest, The Black Wood, Rannoch, Scotland.   It features reflection and findings from a year long artist-led creative inquiry into the ecological and cultural meanings and values associated

CSPA Director Ian Garrett to speak at Rice University on Thursday, March 26

CSPA Director Ian Garrett to speak as part of the The Arts in the Humanities Lecture Series, 2014-15 in the Rice University Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts. Ian Garrett Arts, the Environment and Sustainability in the Near Future March 26, 2015 7-9:00 p.m. Hamman Hall (reception to follow talk) Ian Garrett is assistant professor