Conscient Podcast: e123 maps – what possibilities do you not yet know?

This content is also available in / Ce contenu est également disponible sur: Français (Bell and breath)  I sometimes try to map out, on a piece of blank paper like this, where I think humanity is at with the ecological crisis… This helps me, among other things, to come to terms with reality.  I decided to

Sustainability, Pedagogy, and Environmental Justice in the Performing Arts

A two-day symposium on sustainability to share good practice and foster conversations across higher education and the performing arts Fri, 9 Jun 2023 09:15 – Sat, 10 Jun 2023 13:00 BST Katharine Worth Building Department of Drama & Theatre Royal Holloway, University of London Egham TW20 0BQ United Kingdom Co-organised by Professor Helen Gilbert, Professor Liz

JOB: StAnza – Scotland’s International Poetry Festival is seeking a new artistic director

We are looking for a creative, dynamic and hard-working person with a passion for poetry to take up the freelance role of StAnza’s artistic director. To maintain StAnza’s established reputation in the poetry community nationally and internationally, they will have the ability to develop high-quality cultural programmes, considerable experience in cultural administration, and a flair

Conscient Podcast: e122 quiet – stop and listen

(bell and breath) (Sounds of forest in winter with icicles) Sometimes we just have to stop and listen.  Without passing judgement.  Just listen…. Sometimes we just have to stop and listen * Recorded at our cottage in Duhamel, Québec on December 30th, 2022. Thanks to the forest and the frozen rain for this wonderful soundscape.

Climarte Exhibition – FLOW

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way.On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. ― Arundhati Roy In the context of the Climate Emergency, and timed with the end of the financial year, FLOW is an exhibition exploring what a better future looks like. As a medium of exchange, the word currency

Manhattan Global Water Dances Workshops

Join Artichoke Dance Company and Global Water Dances to learn “The Story of Water” “THE STORY OF WATER” IS A DANCE BEING PERFORMED AROUND THE GLOBE ON JUNE 10. Join us June 3rd and/or June 8th from 5 – 7 PM on the Locomotive Lawn in Riverside Park. These workshops are free and open to

Conscient Podcast: e121 decibel – what killed dr decibel?

Note : Une version en français de cet article est disponible sur : Français (bell) (humming to urban drones)  This is Dr. Decibel. Your sonic superhero on the unseated ancestral territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations otherwise known as…  Well, I think you know where I am. (plane passing by) You have a problem here

New artist-led project will explore how audiences travel to Perth venues

Creative Carbon Scotland is partnering with Perth Theatre and Concert Hall on a new project with artist and filmmaker Helen McCrorie to explore and address how audiences travel to and from the venues. Created through funding from sustainable and active travel organisation Paths for All, Transforming Audience Travel Through Art is a 12-month project that seeks to address

Conscient Podcast: e120 metro – stop and listen

Note : Une version en français de cet article est disponible sur : Français (bell and breath) (sounds of a subway car throughout) Sometimes we just have to stop and listen.  Without passing judgement.  Just listen…. Sometimes we just have to stop and listen. * Recorded on February 2, 2023 at 1.43pm between the Georges-Vanier, Lucien-L’Allier, Bonaventure

Opportunity: Developing Edinburgh’s SPRINGBOARD network

We’re looking for proposals to bring together the sustainable arts and culture community of Edinburgh with local climate and community partners to develop relationships that lead to local action addressing the climate emergency.  Creative Carbon Scotland’s Green Arts Initiative brings together more than 350 cultural organisations across Scotland who are committed to addressing the climate emergency. Members

Apply for the Global Cultural Relations Programme 2023

Have you ever thought about how to bring an interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral practice to your work? Have you ever been interested in engaging meaningfully with professionals from another sector to learn from each other and address global challenges? The Global Cultural Relations Programme (GCRP), the Cultural Relations Platform’s flagship training programme, is a unique opportunity

Artichoke Ambassadors: Summer Eco-Arts Activism Intensive

A program for artists to become creatively active in countering climate change. This week long intensive immerses you in art making, activism strategies, environmental justice principles, place based approaches, partnership and community building. The Artichoke Ambassadors program symbiotically aligns environmentally conscious art making with climate and environmental justice action at collective and individual levels. This

UKAI – The Carnival of Algorithmic Culture

The Carnival of Algorithmic Culture will bring together researchers, artists, activists, technologists, and community members for two days of workshops, talks, exhibitions, and interactive activities in Toronto to explore the impacts of artificial intelligence on the culture we create and the cultural products to which we have access. Featuring performances, installations, talks, and workshops to

Conscient Podcast: e119 construction – how does the sound of construction affect you?

Note : Une version en français de cet article est disponible sur : Français In this episode I invite you to listen to a construction site, unaltered and raw.  How does the sound of construction affect you? * This episode was recorded at the corner of Frances St and Salsbury Drive, Vancouver on March 6, 2023 at

Opportunity: Craft Hub contributors (Round 2)

Craft Scotland is looking for Scotland-based makers to contribute to Craft Hub Website Craft Hub is a collaborative three-year project involving nine UK & EU partners including Craft Scotland, co-funded by Creative Europe. Craft Hub aims to illustrate craft’s importance in our shared European cultural heritage, and its continuing relevance in contemporary practice. The three-year programme

Opportunity: Curatorial Programme Lead

Join Craft Scotland in developing and delivering an exciting new craft curator programme for COMPASS Craft Scotland is seeking an experienced Curatorial Programme Lead to support the planning, delivery and evaluation of a pilot COMPASS: Emerging Curator Programme. This role is to start early July 2023 until March 2024 and will be approximately 14 days of

Opportunity: Craft Scotland board members – Finance

Join Craft Scotland’s Board to support the development of an inspiring and creative sector. Passionate about Scottish contemporary craft? Join Craft Scotland’s Board to support the development of an inspiring and creative sector. In this Board recruitment round, Craft Scotland is particularly looking for an individual with experience in finance to join the Board and

Opportunity: Craft Directory – maker open call

Reach new craft audiences and join Craft Scotland’s online Craft Directory. Our Craft Directory is the go-to destination for craft buyers, curators and media professionals who are passionate about supporting Scottish contemporary craft and looking for beautiful handmade objects. Join the Craft Directory for £49 annually and showcase your practice to new audiences in Scotland

Opportunity: Apply for Collect 2024

Craft Scotland is delighted to announce applications are now open for makers, who produce works of collectable contemporary craft, to be a part of our showcase at Collect 2024. Craft Scotland is looking for makers who produce works of collectable contemporary craft with a demonstrable in-depth knowledge of materials, excellence in making (process and skill), and

Invitation: Energy Matters Creative Workshops

As part of Alberta Ecotrust Foundation’s work in the area of energy poverty, we are working with our Artist in Residence, Shumaila Hemani, to explore energy poverty through artistic practice. We are so excited to invite you to Shumaila Hemani’s workshop series: Energy Matters. These series of three workshops aim to create a dialogue about