Artists Using Resources in the Community project at our next Glasgow Green Tease

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland As announced on our Events page, our next Glasgow Green Tease will be hosted by the Artists Using Resources in the Community (ARC) project at the Glasgow School of Art. The ARC project is run by staff and students at the Glasgow School of Art, and enables and supports the School

Calling all Artists: Flint and Steel Artist Residencies

Flint and Steel are five week residencies designed to allow artists to join forces with academic partners. Artists and Tulane University faculty members will be united to inspire each other in the development of new work, to excite the public, and to ignite social change. Addressing the artists’ desire to be more effective and have

Recycled Artist in Residence Philly

Creating Awareness About Sustainability Through Art & Design ABOUT RAIR’s (Recycled Artist in Residency) mission is to create awareness about sustainability issues through art and design. We are located in Northeast Philadelphia within Revolution Recovery, a 3.5 acres construction, demolition and manufacturing waste recycling facility in Philadelphia that processes over 250 tons of materials per

Sustainable Production Drop-In Session #edfringe

August 4, 11 & 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm The Festival Fringe, The CSPA and Creative Carbon Scotland invite production companies and individuals to a series of drop-in workshops during the 2014 Festivals. Held at Fringe Central, these sessions will provide advice and assistance to companies and productions looking to become more sustainable. Sustainable Production

Megacities in Art and Climate Science: Exhibition. Lectures. Symposiums

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Opening Hours: Saturdays, 11 am – 5 pm and by appointment Admission free More and more people are moving to cities. Over 50% of the world’s population are city dwellers, with a continuing upward trend. Many cities reach such a gigantic scale through non-stop influx as well as

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Re-use and Recycle Days #edfringe

August 25 @ 11:00 am - August 26 @ 4:00 pm Back by popular demand, Creative Carbon Scotland and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will host two Re-use and Recycle Days at Fringe Central to conclude the 2014 Festivals season. Venues and companies that participated in the Fringe can bring used set items, props, costumes, unused publicity materials and other production

Can Festivals Change the World? #edfringe

August 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Hosted in partnership with Festivals Edinburgh, the “Can Festivals Change the World?” seminar will bring together those working in the arts and cultural sector to discuss the various reactions and interactions between politics, the environment and art. We aim to investigate the place of festivals in our altering society and

Open Call: Applications Now Open for Sustaining Creativity Data Lab

From the 7 – 8th October 2014 Julie’s Bicycle and Watershed will host an Environmental Data Lab at the Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol. Applications are now open until 9am Monday 1st September 2014 for participants. There will also be public showcase of the Lab outcomes and works-in-progress on the 8th October. See below for

Ground-breaking For New Royal Opera House Costume Centre

Construction is underway on the Royal Opera House’s new Costume Centre at High House Production Park and JB were pleased to join our Culture Change partners to mark the occasion. Designed by Nicholas Hare architects, the Centre will join the Bob and Tamar Manoukian Production Workshop – where all the ROH’s sets and scenery are

How do artists survive? Free Ebook “Making Your Life as an Artist”

“Making Your Life as an Artist,” a free ebook, takes a serious and at times mordantly humorous look at the creative process of surviving and thriving as a professional artist The arts in America are thriving. And American artists are astonishingly hard-working, driven, and adaptable. So why are so many artists exhausted, overwhelmed, and broke?

The Rare Earth Catalog (and Research Group): Tools for Reckoning with the Anthropocene

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Originally posted on Discard Studies: Posted on behalf of the Rare Earth Catalog group: The Rare Earth Catalog will present a collection of images and short texts that illuminate the racism, classicism and eco-cidal requirements of industrial-scale life. This collection will explore the latent social and political opportunities that

12th station of the exhibition ETF! in Essen, Germany

OPENING JULY 18, 2014 at 7pm Welterbe Zollverein – Areal A [Schacht XII], Halle 6 [A6] Gelsenkirchener Straße 181 45309 Essen SAVE THE DATE Interdisciplinary Symposium (including a night of theater): 16. AUGUST 2014 Exhibition: 18/07/2014 – 04/09/2014 Expeditions in aesthetic and sustainability is distinguished by the German UNESCO Commission as Decade Project of the

The NEW RURALS – research seminar for artists, curators and academics

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Ian Hunter of Littoral asked us to highlight this interesting discussion, Merz Meadow – scythers cutting hay on the meadow above Kurt Schwitters Merz Barn, Cumbria July 2011 The NEW RURALS – research seminar for artists, curators and academics (12.00 noon – 5.00pm) Friday 25th July at the

Seeking global collaborators for an art project embodying climate change

HOLOSCENES is a public performance and series of multi-platform artworks that embody the trauma of flooding, as well as a cross-disciplinary research driven by the concern that our troubled relationship to water will become the central issue of the 21st century. The creative team — behind presentations at The Whitney Museum and The Sundance Film

One week remaining to apply for the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award #edfringe

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Open call to all Fringe productions- Enter your production in the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award to be chosen as a leading example of sustainability at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The award, supported by the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, Creative Carbon Scotland and media partner The List, recognises

NY Daily News: “The Great White Way goes green”

This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance BY JORDAN GALLOWAY  NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, July 2, 2014, 11:43 AM More than 11.5 million people gave their regards to Broadway last year, generating almost $1.2 billion for New York City’s theater district — and countless greenhouse gas emissions. While Kinky Boots are always

Julie’s Bicycle is hiring an Environmental Sustainability Coordinator

Julie’s Bicycle is recruiting an additional member to our team. The post of Environmental Sustainability Coordinator will join a team of 12 arts and environmental experts supporting creative organisations. The new Coordinator, with a thorough understanding of environmental data, will work closely with arts organisations to measure their environmental impacts using JB’s Creative Industry Green

Little Green Book

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Originally posted on Working the Tweed: We are delighted to be able to share this Little Green Book with you which has been imaginatively designed by Felicity Bristow of But ‘n’ Ben Bindery & Press, Maxton.  Click here to open the Little Green Book The Little Green Book is

Opportunity: Ongoing Call for Green Arts Initiative Members

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Creative Carbon Scotland, in partnership with Festivals Edinburgh, is aiming to increase the environmental sustainability of Edinburgh’s festivals. This year we’re inviting all Edinburgh Festival Fringe venues to join the Green Arts Initiative  (GAI) – an easy entry accreditation scheme which supports you to spread the word about your green

Call for Papers – ‘Performing Ecos’

Contributions are invited for a special themed peer-reviewed journal issue of Performing Ethos Deadline for Proposals: 15 August 2014 Guest-Editors: Bronwyn Preece (Independant Artist/Scholar), Jess Allen (University of Manchester) and Stephen Bottoms (University of Manchester). Special Issue Global climate change is catalysing an examination of ecological ethics: humanity’s continuing failure to respond meaningfully to the