To launch the Ashden Directory and Ashdenizenâ€™s major new project on metaphors for sustainability, a new DVD was just released, devised and directed by Wallace Heim.
â€œSustainability is a concept without strong or imaginative metaphors. Over the next months, weâ€™ll ask artists, scientists, activists and cultural commentators to suggest a metaphor for sustainability.â€
The first four responses are presented in the embedded video. (The film was shown at the Staging Sustainability conference, York University, Toronto, 20 â€“ 22 April 2011.) Updates from the project will be posted on the Ashden directory: http://www.ashdendirectory.org.uk/news.asp
Cultura21â€²s international network, launched in April 2007, offers the online and offline platform for exchanges and mutual learning among its members.
– Sacha Kagan (based in LÃ¼neburg, Germany) and Rana Ã–ztÃ¼rk (based in Berlin, Germany)
– Oleg Koefoed and Kajsa Paludan (both based in Copenhagen, Denmark)
– Hans Dieleman (based in Mexico-City, Mexico)
– Francesca Cozzolino and David Knaute (both based in Paris, France)