Green Arts Portal Bi-weekly Reminders

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland The Green Arts Portal (GAP) is an online resource that enables organisations and individuals to track their progress towards sustainability milestones. Our launch of bi-weekly reminders will serve to support and remind GAP users of the many facets of the online tool. The bi-weekly reminders will be structured

Edinburgh Art Festival & Edinburgh College of Art Study Day Reflections

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Ben Twist, director of Creative Carbon Scotland, led a discussion that explored various artistic and curatorial conflicts that might occur when considering sustainability – particularly those concerning the transportation of artworks across the world, and as part of international exhibitions. These conflicts were discussed in the real-life context

Opportunity: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene Seminar

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Open call for participation in an Art in the Age of the Anthropocene seminar to be held at Translocal Institute October-December 2014.   This autumn Translocal Institute launches the Experimental Reading Room, an ongoing series of public seminars and guest lectures on art and ecology, the first of which focuses on Art

Opportunity: Apply to reSOURCE at GSA

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Running from October 2014 to February 2015, reSOURCE seeks applications from 10 students at the Glasgow School of Art and 5 artists/designers/architects from Glasgow’s greater creative community. reSOURCE will be facilitated by members of the GSA Sustainability team and is a process that will assist participants to develop an understanding

Grant Opportunity from Action Earth

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland CSV’s Action Earth campaign is helping to get people and communities busy outdoors. We have grants to give to groups of volunteers who are carrying out environmental projects in Scotland. The campaign runs until February 2015. Grants from £50 to £250 are available for practical activities that involve volunteers in improving outdoor spaces

The Land Institute Prairie Festival 2014

This post comes to you from EcoArtSpace Since moving to the Midwest last summer in 2013, I’ve been searching out organizations that are focused on art and agriculture. Upon my arrival, ecological art scholar, Suzaan Boettger in New York City, told me to go to the Prairie Festival, which is an annual gathering, an “intellectual

Open Call: World Conference on Ecological Restoration

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Proposals are now invited for symposia, workshops and training courses for the 6th World Conference on Ecological Restoration. The deadline for submitting a proposal is Friday 12th December 2014, however early submissions are encouraged and proposals will be considered in the order they are received.  All proposals should be

#GreenFests Top Picks: Scottish International Storytelling Festival

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Bringing performers and spectators from across the world, the theme of the 2014 festival is “Once Upon a Place.” The programme offers many fantastic performances, with a healthy dose of green-tinged activity. The following are Creative Carbon Scotland’s top green picks from the 2014 Scottish International Storytelling Festival

2014 Fuller Challenge Finalists Announced

This post comes to you from Cultura21 The Buckminster Fuller Institute is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Now in its 7th cycle, The Fuller Challenge invites designers, architects, activists, entrepreneurs, artists, planners and scientists, from all over the world to submit their game-changing solutions to solve humanity’s most pressing problems.

Edinburgh Green Tease Reflections: Social Sustainability with Out Of The Blue

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This month’s meeting examined more fully how the power of the arts sector can be harnessed to enable social good, improving the lives and environments of individuals and the communities they exist within. There has long been discussion about the positive benefits of cultural participation in the arts:

Water+/-

NPR and WWNO are proud to announce the world premiere of NPR Presents Water +/- on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. ET at the Saenger Theatre. NPR Presents Water +/- combines national and local news coverage, music, poetry, storytelling and visual projections to explore how too much or too little water is shaping

Glasgow Green Tease Reflections: Paper Kiln Making with Teena Gould

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Teena Gould, a ceramist with a strong background in public and community art, led discussion and action during the event, drawing from her practice of the use of earth, water, air and fire elements in her chosen medium. Teena explained how she often works with materials that would

Fertile Ground in Dunbar 25 and 26 October

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland   Fertile Ground takes place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October in Dunbar, East Lothian.  The event will nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for change through public art with an environmental agenda. PROGRAMME Saturday 25Oct Morning 9am: conference speakers; with

Launch: “If the city were a commons” series

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland This series from On Site Projects involves artists talks, workshops, field trips, residencies and reading groups. The programme is inspired by the following provocations- “If the city were a commons what would it look like, taste like, sound like, feel like, and smell like? How would artists and other creative

Press Release: Green Crafts Initiative Announced

This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Craft Scotland will use their annual conference today to announce the launch The Green Craft Initiative, a new project run with Creative Carbon Scotland to celebrate and encourage more environmentally sustainable practices in Scotland’s craft sector. The Green Crafts Initiative is a sister project to the Green Arts

“Gulf to Gulf” – talk online

This post comes to you from Cultura21 How might mankind survive the disruptions of the Anthropocene based on trigger point theory? The “Gulf to Gulf” discussion between Dr. Eugene Turner and Aviva Rahmani is online. Please listen and comment at: A “Gulf to Gulf” performance “What does resilience look like in the Anthropocene?” September 3rd,

Artist as Activist: Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announces new grant opportunity for artists.

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Application deadline:October 13, 2014 www.rauschenbergfoundation.org The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation announced that it will build on its recent grant-making pilots and for the first time in its history roll out a series of open calls for proposals. Over the next six months, the foundation will announce new grant opportunities

ArtCop21: COAL and Cape Farewell organise for COP21, November – December 2015

A cultural programme for the 21st United Nations Conference on climate change. Paris, from the 30th of November to the 10th of December 2015. COAL and CAPE FAREWELL,
 the two European partners behind ArtCop21 willmobilise artists and the wider cultural sector to create a festival and cultural symposium during the Cop21 conference. From 30th November until 10th December 2015

Content of Nothing :: Part 8 :: ….it moves, actually, in a Reticulum

This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Judy Spark, Untitled, digital print (300 x 140mm approximately) 2013 Judy Spark: You remarked earlier that you feel that for you it’s “important to keep a lightness to creative work” and I would certainly agree with you on this and I think that this does bear even more

iLANDing Laboratories Initiative

This post comes to you from Cultura21 Request for Proposals – 2015 iLANDing Laboratories Initiative Due October 20 send to info [at] ilandart [dot] org Following the successful inaugural year of the iLANDing Laboratory Initiative, the program will continue for a second year. The 2015 iLANDing Laboratories will continue in an experimental format as a