2 Degrees of Separation
November 29-December 10, 2010
ARTPORT_making waves andÂ Cinema Planeta are proud to present engaging art where it mattersâ€”at the heart of the most important climate conference in the world!
A rich program of cell phone video contests, art videos, panels with conference participants and artists, and aÂ live art performanceÂ with hundreds of children drowning littleÂ islands in the midst of a heated climate debate.
Presented as part of the official cultural program of the United Nations Climate Conference inÂ Mexico, COP16, at local cinemas, outdoor screens, public spaces, and conferenceÂ locations in Cancun, Tulum, andÂ Playa del Carmen.
A full program will be announced in November.
Send in your cell phone video ofÂ 20 seconds for the planet. Learn more atÂ www.my20sec.org
Learn more about the groundbreaking live art performance, La Isla Hundida (TheÂ Drowned Island) by artist Javier Velasco with hundreds of school children during theÂ UN climate conference inÂ Cancun… and help us make it happen through Kickstarter! Even a small contribution can go a long way.Â http://kck.st/92oUXD
(Re-) Cycles of Paradise
Spanish Cultural Center,Â Mexico City
November 11, 2010-January 9, 2011
In conjunction with COP16 (First presented at COP15,Â Copenhagen, Dec 2009)
International artistsÂ raise challenging questions about gender andÂ climate change.
Kim Abeles (USA), Ander Azpiri (Mexico/Spain), Subhankar Banerjee (India/USA), Charley Case (Belgium/Spain),Â Meschac Gaba (Benin/NL), Anita Glesta (USA),Â Yolanda GutiÃ©rrez (Mexico);Â Perla Krauze (MEX);Â NnennaÂ Okore (Nigeria/USA),Â BetsabÃ©e Romero (Mexico);Â Javier Velasco (Spain), Frances Whitehead (USA),Â Insa Winkler (Germany)
Partners:Â United Nations Framework Convention on Climate ChangeÂ (UNFCCC);Â InternationalÂ AmericanÂ School of Cancun;Â Summit of Environmental Cinema, Mexico; Government of theÂ Maldives; Maldivian Youth Climate Network; Bluepeace Maldives;Â Spanish Agency of International Cooperation for Development (AECID);Â IPADE Foundation Spain.
YourÂ ARTPORT_making waves team:
Corinne Erni, Co-Founder and Co-DirectorÂ New York
Anne-Marie Melster, Co-Founder and Co-DirectorÂ Valencia, Spain
Oliver Orest Tschirky, Co-DirectorÂ Zurich, Switzerland