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  • Essay Competition 2014 – Leadership
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 Entries are now open for the 2014 WOLFoundation essay competition. Whether it relates to environmental degradation, personal privacy, the functioning, or otherwise, of our democratic processes and many other issues, many people feel that we are suffering from an almost global crisis of leadership. An inability to break
  • The rising waters – call for contributions to the Dark Mountain Project
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Do you think about the rising waters?  Do you write about them?  Do they become images in your work?  Do overflowing rivers and flooded fields haunt you.  They haunt Paul Kingsnorth. Dark Mountain issue five is currently at the printers, and will be hitting the streets (or our
  • dot.rural internships
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland dot.rural Internship Scheme 2014 dot.rural is one of the three RCUK Digital Economy research hubs and brings together a team of over 80 researchers from a range of academic disciplines to explore the challenges of the rural digital economy. Activities in the Hub are organised around four rural
  • Broadway Green Alliance’s The Green Design Symposium
    This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance The Green Design Symposium took place on 20 March 2014. It was a panel of experts discussing why and how to green up theatre designing. Dr. Allen Hershkowitz of the NRDC gave the opening remarks about why it is important to go green this Earth
  • Announcing the Spring Textile Drive
    This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance Please join Broadway Green Alliance for their Spring Textile Drive on April 23rd! Duffy Square Wednesday, April 23rd 11-3pm More information coming soon! BGA Volenteers with MOTOWN Green Captain Marva Hicks. ———- The Broadway Green Alliance was founded in 2008 in collaboration with the Natural Resources
  • Eradicating Ecocide in Ireland – send letter to Phil Hogan now
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland chrisfremantle: Really interesting piece on the legal arguments – EcoArtScotland has posted previously on the legal process of giving legal identity to rivers, and this is another dimension of the argument Originally posted on resiliencies: stories from a small Irish forest: Me [Cathy Fitzgerald] with Polly Higgins, environmental lawyer
  • Presenting at Enhancing Lives Through Arts & Health, Houston, TX
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Originally posted on CHRIS FREMANTLE: Chris Fremantle’s proposal for a paper “Scottish artists bring nature into healthcare” has been accepted for the Global Alliance for Arts & Health 25th Conference in Houston, Texas in April.The abstract is, Scotland has a strong portfolio of arts and health projects including both public
  • International Award Celebrates a Greener Edinburgh Fringe
    This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Applications are now open for the 2014 Fringe Sustainable Practice Award, celebrating the greenest and most sustainable shows on the Edinburgh Fringe. This project, a partnership between Creative Carbon Scotland and the Center for Sustainable Practice in the Arts, rewards shows which engage their audiences with sustainability, take
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Originally posted on Em Strang : WRITING ROOT & CLAW A Weekend Workshop with Susan Richardson & Em Strang October 17-19 2014, Haybergill Centre, Cumbria Come along to a stimulating weekend of writing and discussion around ecological themes. What does it mean to write nature poetry in the
  • Taipei Biennial 2014
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 The French art critic/curator Nicolas Bourriaud (b. 1965) has been selected as the curator of the Taipei Biennial 2014. Titled The Great Acceleration, it will develop his curatorial concept for the biennial around the topic Art and Its New Ecosystem: A Global Set of Relations. Since 1998, the Taipei Biennial has
  • Arts and Ecology: emerging uses for digital technologies
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 Digital Creativity is a journal devoted to the intersection of the creative arts and digital technology. Concerned with both the practical and the theoretical, Digital Creativity offers a unique forum to researchers and practitioners involved in the interdisciplinary nature of making or using digital media in creative contexts. They
  • From the Valley of the Deer on Turbulence
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Jillian Mcdonald‘s augmented reality work From the Valley of the Deer, resulting from a residency at Glenfiddich, is now accessible on the Turbulence website. The press release is as follows, “From the Valley of the Deer” is an augmented reality artwork based on Valley of the Deer, a
  • Greater Thames Marshes, Nature Improvement Area Commission Opportunity
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland The project provides a unique opportunity with much of the land within Hadleigh Country Park being designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest as it is a haven for around 1,300 species of wildlife including the shrill carder bee, the emerald damselfly and the weevil hunting wasp.
  • The Big Melt: Saving Archeological Treasures Exposed by Melting Glaciers
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 The race to find, and save, ancient artifacts emerging from glaciers and ice patches in a warming world By ANDREW CURRY Archaeologists in Norway space themselves out to walk along ground newly exposed by the melting edges of an ice patch. Eyes firmly on the ground, they are
  • Could an artist do this?
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Recycling of Gully Waste and General Road Construction Materials in South Lanarkshire The Council requires to procure services for the acceptance and subsequent recycling of gully waste and road construction materials produced from the works of South Lanarkshire Council’s Roads and Transportation Services. Roads and Transportation Services operates
  • Australia: American environmental artist featured at Sustainable Living Festival
    This post comes to you from Culture|Futures Australia: American environmental artist featured at Sustainable Living Festival The internationally renowned eco-artist and photographer Chris Jordan constructed a major artwork for the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne, Australia, from 11 to 16 February 2014, and he also gave presentations and talks. Chris Jordan explores themes of consumption,
  • Strange Weather
    This post comes from Chantal Bilodeau’s Artists and Climate Change Blog Dublin’s amazing Science Gallery was accepting proposals for its summer 2014 exhibition STRANGE WEATHER. The deadline for submitting proposals expired at 12 midnight on Valentines Day, 14 February 2014.  According to the submission guidelines, the curators — CoClimate and Science Gallery’s  Michael John Gorman — will bring
  • Greenteas(e) big event 8 April
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland EcoArtScotland has been attending Creative Carbon Scotland‘s Greentea(se) events in Glasgow and they are a very provocative process of trying to think through how culture and sustainability might collectively be able to change Glasgow, and what it would look like in 20 years.  The Greenteas(e) events are always
  • Residency Opp and Green Teas(e) Reflections – Creative Carbon Scotland
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Our friends and colleagues at Creative Carbon Scotland have a call out for artists to participate in a residency, Mull is a multi-disciplinary weekend-long residency which explores the question, ‘What would it mean to be an artist working in a sustainable Scotland in 50 years’ time?’ through artistic
  • Opportunity: Volunteers Wanted for Creative Environmental Project
    This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Opportunity for volunteers to get involved in a new creative environmental project in Leith A new project in Edinburgh is embracing creative approaches to engage the community with climate change and environmental issues. The Leith Community Climate Change Project is the first initiative run by the new Himalayan Centre for Arts
  • Here Comes the Sun… | Artsadmin
    From Artsadmin. As a leader in the arts and environment field, Artsadmin is always looking for ways to make Toynbee Studios more sustainable (and are proud to have Green Tourism Silver award). Since the studios were renovated in 2006 Artsadmin has been investigating the potential of putting solar panels on the roof. Then, back in September
    From ARTPORT. COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV PLEASE WATCH & VOTE until March 31, 2014 for your favorite artist to help them win an artist residency at Largo das Artes in Rio de Janeiro! ARTPORT_making waves is pleased to announce the launch of COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV, the fourth biennial
  • WILDFLOWERING L.A. enters blooming and touring season
    Via WILDFLOWERING L.A.. WILDFLOWERING L.A. blooming and touring season arrives… Site #37: Cal Poly College of Environmental Design In November 2013 owners of of 50 selected sites across Los Angeles county were prescribed one of four custom wildflower seed mixes based on their location. Participants were responsible for sowing, watering, weeding, and occasionally hunting gophers. Over
  • Margaret Tait Residency
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland The Margaret Tait Residency is an opportunity for early career artists working with film and moving image to undertake a focused period of work on Orkney.  Deadline 9am 4 April 2014.  The Margaret Tait Residency aims to support and develop the skills of an emerging Scottish or Scotland-based
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 (An)Other Art World(s)? Imagination Beyond Fiction The first issue of the ArtLeaks Gazette was aimed at bringing critical awareness of the challenges and obstacles of the contemporary art system. While they considered this a necessary initial step in enacting meaningful transformations of this system, ArtLeaks now feels the need
  • Casting Out Sunday 30 March 2014
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland We are reposting this blog from the Commonty and hope that readers of ecoartscotland will take a moment to reflect on Sunday at 3pm. Sad Occasion in the Life of Govan’s Graving Docks from Ruth Olden An invitation to mark a sad occasion in the life of Govan’s
  • Pop Up Repair: Brooklyn March 12-30
    This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance ———- The Broadway Green Alliance was founded in 2008 in collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council. The Broadway Green Alliance (BGA) is an ad hoc committee of The Broadway League and a fiscal program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Along with Julie’s Bicycle in
  • S.O.S. Indiegogo campaign – DEADLINE March 28th
    This post comes to you from EcoArtSpace Times are tough, we get that! ecoartspace set out to raise $4,000 in December last year to start developing our next two ACTION guides without much response (see below). Here we are again, to say, ecoartspace cannot exist on air alone…. we are now collaborating with the Staten
  • New at The Resource Exchange: reOPENING!
    From The Resource Exchange. Preview the re! Want a sneak peek of The Resource Exchange’s new store? We are proud to announce that starting Sunday, March 9th from 12-4, The Resource Exchange will be open for business! But before we totally lift the curtain… Much like theatre productions have a series of show previews, March will serve as our time to test, fix, and continue
  • 2014 Buckminster Fuller Challenge
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland and the Yasmin list. SEARCH FOR COMPREHENSIVE DESIGN SOLUTIONS TO HUMANITY’S CRITICAL PROBLEMS LAUNCHED! February 17, 2014, New York City – The Buckminster Fuller Institute formally announced the Call for Proposals to the 2014 Fuller Challenge. Recognized as “Socially-Responsible Design’s Highest Award”, the Challenge invites activists, architects, artists, designers, entrepreneurs, students and

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