We Make Tomorrow 2022 – Speakers

Take a look through the activists, artists, thinkers and influencers taking part in our landmark summit We Make Tomorrow on 13th October 2022 at the Birmingham Rep & Library or online. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW Ahdaf Soueif Ahdaf Soueif  is a novelist and political and cultural commentator. Ms Soueif is the author of the bestselling The Map of Love (shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1999 and translated into

Q37: Interspecies Thresholds

How can we approach the non-human with authenticity? Resisting stereotype and symbolic simplification, can we instead move between the imperfect modalities available to us: the empirical gaze, new anthropomorphism, the intuitive, the speculative, poetic slippage, radical empathy? With multiple precipices occluding once familiar ground beneath our feet, we may find this threshold in an unexpected

We Make Tomorrow 2022 – Performers

Take a look through the performers taking part in our landmark summit We Make Tomorrow on 13th October 2022 at the Birmingham Rep & Library or online. BOOK YOUR TICKETS NOW Visual art performers Our artistic curation partner for We Make Tomorrow 2022 is MAIA, who have commissioned the following performance, visual and spoken word artists to create new works and present interventions throughout the day,

The State We’re In – Paid Artist Open Call

Our world is in flux. The list seems endless: from the effects of climate change, to war, spiralling energy costs and inflation, seismic constitutional change – kings and queens and national identities – to debates around reproductive rights and gender politics. Can art help decode what’s happening in the twenty-first century? The Gallery invites 10

We Make Tomorrow 2022

BUY TICKETS Join us at We Make Tomorrow 2022, a day for creativity, community and connection. It has been two transformational years since We Make Tomorrow 2020, two years where the cultural community mobilised on climate action, and connections between environmental, social, and cultural justices were exposed. With contributions from poets, artists, musicians and writers,

COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh: advice from Egyptian cultural practitioners

A year on from the United Nations climate talks, known as COP26, which took place in Glasgow last year, COP27 will be taking place in Egypt on 6-18 November 2022. I have spent some time over the last few months arranging calls with people involved with arts and cultural organisations based in Egypt to discuss

Joya: arte + ecología / AiR

Joya: arte + ecología / AiR is an “off-grid” interdisciplinary residency rooted in the crossroads of art, ecology and sustainable living practice. It is located in the heart of the Parque Natural Sierra María – Los Vélez, in the north of the province of Almería, Andalucía. Joya: AiR offers abundant time and space for residents

Art in Flux: Transformations Livestream

In collaboration with National Gallery X Curated by Maria Almena, Olive Gingrich and Aphra Shemza. Date and time Thu, 22 September 202219:30 – 20:35 BST Location Online event About this event ​Speakers: Natasha Trotman & Keynote TBC | Curators & Speakers Art in Flux: Aphra Shemza, Maria Almena & Olive Gingrich | Chair National Gallery

Creating the conditions for other possible worlds to emerge

I wrote a posting for the Artists and Climate Change website on March 15, 2022 called Rise Up, Dissent, and Disassemble, where I suggested that ‘the arts sector has the capacity to shift people’s hearts and minds and will be central to a transformation agenda’ about the ecological crisis.  I stand by this.  However, after engaging deeply with Dr. Vanessa

The Sailing Circus “Ripples” From Norway

The sailing circus performance “Ripples” set sail across the Baltic Sea to inspire people to act for a more sustainable future. Combining performing arts and environmental activism, we set sail for hope, for action and for change. Trailer: http://www.actingforclimate.com/ripples “If action triggers action – can our art create a ripple effect for climate action that can

Sensoria 2022: the Art & Science of Our Senses

SENSORIA: the Art & Science of Our Senses is a multi-site exhibition and symposium that bridges LAZNIA Centre for Contemporary Art (LCCA) in Gdansk, Poland and Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology at York University in Toronto, Canada. Held simultaneously in both locations, the exhibition and symposium will engage multi-sensory research that revitalizes our sensory connections to

Open Call: Wassaic Project 2023 Summer Residency and Family Residency Program

Application Opens: August 1, 2022Deadline: September 26, 2022, midnight ESTApplication Fee (USD): $25.00  The Wassaic Project accepts 1 – 4 month proposals for our 2023 Summer Residency program (June – September 2023) for artists and writers. This call is for individual artists, collaborative teams, and groups of 2 or more individual artists, and artists applying

Open Call: Wassaic Project 2023 Summer Exhibition

Application Opens: August 1, 2022Deadline: September 26, 2022, midnight ESTApplication Fee (USD): $25.00  The Wassaic Project is currently holding our annual Open Call for our 2023 Summer Exhibition for artists of all mediums, including: 2D work, sculpture, video, new media, site-specific installation, performance, text, poems, essays, publication-specific work, etc. If selected, your work will be

We Make Tomorrow 2022

The buzz is building for the return of our action-focused one-day summit We Make Tomorrow on October 13th in Birmingham. Sliding scale tickets for both in person and online attendance are on sale now (including complimentary and concession rates) and we share our first speaker and programme preview below.  What To Expect We Make Tomorrow 2022 is Julie’s Bicycle’s biggest event, inviting people

IFACCA – Mondiacult 2022 Open Mic

Calling artists, cultural professionals, arts organisations, networks, academia and all who care about the future of arts and culture – contribute to a global cultural policy dialogue and share your reflections on: one issue of most urgent concern on the sustainability and resilience of the arts, culture, heritage and creativity one action policymakers should take to

APASQ – And After/Et Après Conversations at World Stage Design 2022

These 10:00 am conversations during World Stage Design 2022 are a part of APASQ’s continuing exhibition recording industry professionals at international conferences. On the days of the recordings these conversations will be presented at World Stage Design (WSD) as a Cvent. There will also include bonus information at the end of the interviews informing WSD

Q36: both/and

We live in times that are impure — confusing and compromised — and this requires contingent thinking and acting. What happens when artists get involved in complex, difficult issues, where different parties are involved and there might not be such a clear-cut right and wrong? Or alternatively, when the costs of ambivalence may be impossibly

Canada 2022: Creative Climate Leadership Participants Announced

About CCL Canada We are incredibly excited to announce the first ever cohort of Creative Climate Leadership Canada participants! The CSPA has partnered with Julie’s Bicycle (JB) to host for the first time in Canada the Creative Climate Leadership (CCL) program, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts. Since 2017, JB along with multiple partners have been

Open call for FAYD Issue 002: lexis/axis

lexis/axis.Open call for Issue 002 [digital]. Language is a tool which determines thought, entrenches meaning and consciously controls. The meanings of language present themselves differently across modalities of individual and collective experience, through language contact and language acquisition. Geographical currents and fixed locations converse through language and, in equal measure, can be lost through language.

Open Call: Entangled Forest

Let’s tackle the climate crisis in an artistic way! We are Climanosco, a small association that wants to make the knowledge and possible solutions about the climate crisis accessible to everyone by connecting art and science. This time we focus on climate change and “Entangled Forests”. The call closes by the end of September. Impressions