Opportunity: Mull Artist Residency – Thinking about Art & Sustainability

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland What will artists’ roles be in future societies? How might artistic practices have contributed to a greener, healthier, more equal planet? Mull is a multi-disciplinary weekend-long residency which explores the links between artistic practice and environmental sustainability, considering what major challenges and changes might have taken place in

UNFIX festival call for submissions

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This opportunity comes from CCA Glasgow- UNFIX is a new festival of Performance and Ecology taking place at CCA Glasgow from 10 – 12 July 2015. We are seeking proposals for live performances, films, installations and workshops that resonate with ecological crisis / renewal and conscious physicality. UNFIX

Summer Internships with Creative Carbon Scotland

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland We are looking for final-year students or graduates from these universities to take on the roles of Production Assistant and Environmentalist/Blogger-in-residence. The Production Assistant intern will provide support in delivering the Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Production Award and Fringe Reuse and Recycle Days, assistance with the Green Arts Initiative, as well as

GALA Member Spotlight: DutchCulture|TransArtists

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland GALA is a partnership between 19 cultural organisations that has enabled a collaborative investigation of the role of environmental sustainability for the arts and design sectors. In March 2015, the Green Art Lab Alliance (GALA) will be meeting for its third and final meeting in Glasgow. This week, we heard

A SPECIAL “OCEANS” PRIZE IN THE COAL PRIZE ART AND ENVIRONMENT 2015

The COAL Art and Environment Prize, dedicated this year to the climate (a national priority in 2015) will be awarded for the 6th consecutive year to an artist selected from 10 finalists, for an art project concerning the climate. The Ocean occupies 71% of the surface of the planet, but is often conspicuously absent from

You’re Invited! Light Gate Artist Reception

This post comes to you from Green Public Art We are pleased to announce a reception for the artists, Lajos Heder and Mags Harries, on Wednesday, February 25 from 4:00-6:00pm in celebration of their public artwork, Light Gate. Dedication 4:00 PM 14th Street and Highland Avenue, Manhattan Beach, CA Artist Presentation Mags Harries and Lajos

‘Glasgow’s Green: Imagining a Sustainable City’ Programme Announced!

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Glasgow’s Green: Imagining a Sustainable City is part of the final general meeting of the Green Art Lab Alliance, an EU funded project which brings together 19 artistic and cultural partners from across Europe to explore the concept of sustainability in practical, ethical and artistic ways. We’ve gathered an

Edinburgh Green Tease: Art+Culture+Food with The Dinner Lab

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland At this month’s Green Tease, Allison Palenske (CCS social media officer and MFA candidate at ECA) will be presenting her work to-date on her project The Dinner Lab, a platform for the investigation of the cultural and ecological histories of food production. We will meet at the Edinburgh

WATERWASH and the Zen Art of Sustainability

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Workshop with the New York artist Lillian Ball (in English) March 1st 2015, from 2:30pm to around 6pm Künstlerhaus Hannover, Maestrosaal, Sophienstraße 2, 30159 Hanover (Germany) Participation is free of charge but only by pre-registration (limited to 26 persons) at  janika.millan@hannover–stadt.de Organized by the Department of Cultural Organization

Collide@CERN Pro Helvetia

The creation of the worldwide web at CERN 25 years ago and its introduction into culture has revolutionized the way we live our lives. It has also changed the way in which we connect, create, distribute and view new artistic work. Artists are mapping aesthetic, social and political contours of the digital world to create

“I have a Dream” at Vancouver Biennale 2014-16

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Shweta Bhattad, a visual Artist from India, has been invited for Vancouver Biennale 2014-2016. The broader theme of this Biennale is Martin Luther’s King’s speech “I have a dream”. For this Biennale programme, she decided to stay and work in rural Canada, as she isworking with rural women and

PLAYA Residency Approaching Deadline March 1, 2015

PLAYA’s residencies are open to visual and performing artists, scientists, writers, and individuals engaged in other forms of creative research. PLAYA welcomes a range of applicants–from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment. Residencies are awarded for 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks and include housing, work or studio space,

Opportunity: Pop-up Cinema Team Members Wanted

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Are you passionate about safeguarding our shared planet? Love film? Want to know Scotland better? Then apply now to be part of a dream team of volunteers bringing green global cinema to the streets and glens of Scotland. TAKE ONE ACTION is an independent Scottish charity celebrating the

GALA Member Spotlight: Cape Farewell

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland In March 2015, the Green Art Lab Alliance (GALA) will be meeting for its third and final meeting in Glasgow. One of the organisations involved in this project is Cape Farewell; based in London and Toronto, Cape Farewell brings together interdisciplinary  teams to generate ideas for a more sustainable future.

Reflections from the first GALA general meeting

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The inaugural meeting took place at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, Netherlands. By bringing the project’s international partners together, this meeting allowed for collaborations and connections to be forged between like-minded organisations looking at the myriad possibilities for artists working within the context of sustainability. Discussions began

Biophilia – Biology for Artists

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Call for applications. Deadline March 3rd. Biolophilia is the urge to affiliate with other living forces. The term literally means the love of life or living systems. Biophilia is a residency for Canadian and international artists interested in ecology, nature and life sciences to study, research and experience

Creating and Developing your Environmental Policy

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Wanting to update your current environmental policy for 2015? Or maybe you’re looking to create a new environmental policy and don’t know where to begin- whichever best describes your current situation, our latest resource is a useful read for now and to return to later. Our Creating and Developing

“Ghosts of the Gulf” by Brandon Ballengée

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Currently on view at the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is an exhibition by artist/biologist Brandon Ballengée, co-organized by Amy Lipton of ecoartspace. The exhibition titled Ghosts of the Gulf includes several stark and brilliantly colorful images of marine species collected in the Gulf of Mexico directly following the deadly 2010 Deep

Opportunity: Textiles – Circular by Design Workshop

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Design in Action Chiasma: ‘ Textiles – Circular by Design’, 4pm, 18th – 20th March, Kirknewton, Edinburgh Design in Action and Zero Waste Scotland invites academics, organisations, businesses and designers to take part in an exciting 2-day residential workshop and networking event to collaborate on generating and developing

Navjot Altaf at Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014/15

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Navjot Altaf is known for her sustained engagement with interactive / collaborative art practices. Since 1997 she has also been working in collaboration with indigenous artists and community members of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, Central India on Nalpar (hand pump sites) and Pilla Gudi/Temples for children projects that seek to situate artistic production within the