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  • EMERGENCE  LAND JOURNEY 2014 (South Wales)
    The much anticipated Emergence 2014 Land Journey: ‘THE WALK THAT RECONNECTS’  runs between Monday 8th (p.m) and Saturday 13th September (a.m) 2014. “How do we create a shared narrative or story and draw out the collaborative voice of the WE not just the ME?” Lucy Neal. The 2014 Emergence Land Journey offers much more than
  • More than 1500 signatories from 120 countries demand inclusion of culture in UN sustainable development goals 
    The campaign launched on May 1st has so far been endorsed by more than 500  organizations worldwide.  Read the Declaration and see the wide range of organizations demanding the inclusion of culture in the SDGs classified by country Use the communications tools to ask organizations and individuals that have not yet endorsed it to do so
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 Das Baumhaus is a collaborative project between neighbors and local & international artists to build a tree house for use as a public space in Berlin-Wedding starting this year. Together they’re acting on the little voice in their heads that says, “What is it I can do to make
  • Open Call: Digitising Ecologies
    Contemporary, digital technologies are deployed by cultural practitioners to augment perceptions of time, space and process at immediate and remote locations. Devices might aim to increase a user’s awareness of more-than-human environments, or connect people to conditions framing a chosen social, historical or ecological aspect of location. Technology has also shown to produce and reinforce
  • Artful Waste by Suendrini at Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit
    Artful Waste by Suendrini Art Booth F16 - Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit 4-6 July, 2014 Nathan Phillips Square - 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, On. M5H 2N2 Fri, 4th – 10.30 am to 7.30 pm Sat, 5th – 10.30 am to 7.30 pm (Awards Parade at 1 pm in the Square) Sun, 6th – 10.30 am to 6.30
  • New from Ashden Directory
    This post comes to you from Ashden Directory Dome for sale at CCANW Crowd-sourcing is building two online databases: Actipedia for activist art, and TippingPoint’s database of climate art. The Museum of Water and the pop-up Water Bar assemble in Soho, London next week. Send a bottle of sea water to the Fruitmarket Gallery in
  • Project Grow – design a farm for a school
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Thanks to Tom Littlewood for passing this on: Project Grow Project Grow has been established through a joint vision between Wallscourt Farm Academy and South Gloucestershire Council to create an outdoor learning environment that explores the potential of creating a sustainable model for the active use of the
  • Opportunity: Proposals for Green Capital 2015
    This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Green Capital is an annual award designed to promote and reward the efforts of cities to improve the environment. In 2015 the Green Capital status has been awarded to Bristol and is being coordinated by Bristol 2015.A Partnership Steering Group has formed which is made up of 16
  • Environmental Achievements of the 68th Annual Tony Awards
    This post comes to you from the Broadway Green Alliance   One of the nation’s preeminent cultural events, the Tony Awards, in collaboration with the Broadway Green Alliance and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), took steps to reduce the environmental impact of its annual awards show, rehearsal period and telecast. The Broadway Green Alliance
  • New Llano del Rio Guide: Utopias Of So.Cal available free now
    Utopias of So.Cal. Guide, free now! Llano Del Rio Guide #4 Available Now Free everywhere Related events at Santa Monica Museum through July As the present becomes more fixed in the destructive-ideology of hyper-capitalism, this guide locates places in Southern California where other ideologies have reigned.Utopias of So.Cal. is a free printed map/guide to current
  • Support Nomadic Arts Festival and its artists
    We seek your support to make Nomadic Arts Festival 2014: Between Wheat & Pine the best it can be!! What is Nomadic Arts Festival? Nomadic Arts Festival is an experimental festival focusing on diversity, connectivity and community, through performance work and creative expression. Its nomadic nature encourages mobility, both geographically and in its form. Therefore the
  • Course at Schumacher College: This Body of Land: An Introduction to Eco-Art
    With Ana Flores and special guests Peter Randall Page and Susan Derges This course is open for bookings. The practice of ecological art offers us tools, whether we are change agents, creative leaders or artists, to re-establish a sense of wholeness within our fragmented landscapes. Join us for this dynamic week, combining art history and
  • Toronto: Eco-Art-Fest Save the Date!
    Save the date! Join us on June 21st from 5-11pm for the No.9 Eco-Art-Fest Opening Preview night at Todmorden Mills!Eco-Art-Fest is an outdoor summer-long festival that - Promotes sustainability and environmental awareness- Provides hands-on artistic programming- Celebrates an active outdoor lifestyle- Presents 8 public artworks by Dean Baldwin, Nicole Dextras, John Dickson, Sean Martindale, Ferruccio Sardella,
  • Culture2015 – Declaration on the Inclusion of Culture
    Declaration on the Inclusion of Culture in the Sustainable Development Goals 1 May 2014 www.culture2015goal.net We, the undersigned organisations active in the field of culture and development: Understanding the concept of development to comprise human development: the pursuit of the full potential of citizens with physical, emotional, spiritual, intellectual, psychological and cultural dimensions social development: the
  • Environmental Action Planning for Creative Businesses Tickets, Cambridgeshire
    Calling all creative and cultural SMEs and Micro Businesses in the East of England – join Culture Change for a free, practical workshop. Get support on building an action plan to take your first steps in ‘going green’. The four-hour session will cover: The environmental impacts associated with creative and cultural work Inspiring case studies of
  • Green Arts: Sustainable Responses from the Literature Sector
    Julie’s Bicycle will be holding an event that will look at how the literature sector is responding to environmental challenges. The event will create ambitious goals and address how the sector can lead on environmental innovation. The free, half-day event will take place from 10:30am – 2pm on Wednesday 25th June at Free Word, London. It is open to all literature
  • Edinburgh Green Tease with Sarah Hopfinger
    This post comes from Creative Carbon Scotland Children and artists both do something very well indeed: inventing exciting worlds to live and play in. At a time when our own world is in environmental and economic crisis, how can we use that imaginative power to make things new? If you haven’t already heard, Green Tease
    Artport is  pleased to announce BODO KORSIG (Germany) as the public-voting-winner of COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOTS IV with his video “Täuschung (Deception)”, 2013 (3:03′). He will be awarded a 4-weeks-residency at the artist residency Largo das Artes in Rio de Janeiro  in May 2014. Bodo Korsig explores human behavior under extreme conditions
  • New exhibition in Singapore from The Migrant Ecologies Project
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 Curated by Kenneth Tay and Jason Wee, the exhibition is the latest incarnation of over 6 years of art history-informed explorations of relationships between wood, trees and people from this region. Date: 12 June 2014, Thursday Time: 7.00pm Venue: NUS Museum Free admission with registration. To register, please email museum@nus.edu.sg Guest-of-Honour: Professor
  • Solar panels at Toynbee Studios
    Artsadmin has taken a major step in reducing its environmental impact with the installation of 40 solar panels on the roof of Toynbee Studios. Toynbee Studios is Artsadmin’s hub for artistic innovation and development. The studios are home to the organisation’s own staff of 25 and to Artsadmin’s artistic programme, as well as providing office
  • Luminato Festival (Toronto): Martha Wainwright in conversation
    Martha Wainwright in conversation with David Buckland and Tom Rand of Cape Farewell on Arctic Journeys and other adventures In 2008 Martha Wainwright joined the Cape Farewell expedition to West Greenland along with fellow musicians Feist, Laurie Anderson, KT Tunstall and other artists and scientists.  On this extraordinary journey she composed a new song which
  • Soil Culture Forum
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Daro Montag asked us to highlight this important event taking place in the South West of England: We are inviting all those who have an interest in soil, art and education to join us at Falmouth University for our Soil Culture Forum. In addition to films, art events,
  • The Trieste Contemporanea International Design Contest 2014 is open!
    ENGLISH TEXT (di seguito testo italiano) We are pleased to announce that is now possible to participate in MAP PIN, the eleventh edition of the International Design Contest Trieste Contemporanea and we would be very grateful if you could help us and spread the information of the competition by your means of communication (you will
  • Edinburgh Coach Tour | Global Shadow, Local Mist
    Global Shadow, Local Mist Coach Tour Sunday 8th June, 2 – 5pm As part of Conversation of Monuments, Laura Yuile invites you to join a coach tour to a landfill site, incorporating talks and performances that explore ideas of waste and pollution in regards to material culture, knowledge production, digital and psychological space. Considering ‘invisible’ infrastructures
  • Brandon Ballengée – Events in Germany
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 Brandon Ballengée will be exhibiting and talking in Germany from late May 2014 onwards.  He will be in Berlin and in Lüneburg: In Berlin Exhibition at  Art Laboratory Berlin: [macro]biologies II: organisms  (Suzanne Anker, Brandon Ballengée, Maja Smrekar) // 31 May- 20 July, 2014 Vernissage: 30 May, 2014, 20:00 Artist and curators talk: 1
  • Can art help us viscerally understand climate change?
    Lars Jan’s HOLOSCENES is an epic public art and performance installation that is a visual, visceral response to climate change. Presented in public space, the centerpiece of HOLOSCENES is a large aquarium that floods, drains, and floods again by way of a hydraulic system that moves 12 tons of water in a minute. The aquarium
  • Crossing a Line
    This post comes from Chantal Bilodeau’s Artists and Climate Change Blog. Alanna Mitchell is not an actor. It’s one of the first things she tells you in Sea Sick, The Play, which she recently performed at The Theatre Centre in Toronto. In fact, Alanna Mitchell is a science journalist and author. She has written for the New York Times and The Globe &
  • Kinetic Sculpture
    This post comes from Chantal Bilodeau’s Artists and Climate Change Blog Kinetic sculptor Anthony Howe probably doesn’t consider himself a “climate change artist”. But as of today, I have officially added his name to the growing list of international artists showcased on this blog whose work inspires others to take action on climate change. Or,
  • Join Julie’s Bicycle for Sustaining Creativity
    The Sustaining Creativity Lab LIVESTREAM will launch at 10.20am on Wednesday 28th May – stay tuned and follow the event online! View agenda for Sustaining Creativity Lab We want to understand how the creative community is thinking about the coming decade and what it perceives as the critical drivers for change. We will be making the case
  • FOODshed: Art and Agriculture in Action
    This post comes to you from EcoArtSpace An exhibition of upstate/downstate NY artists who work with food and agriculture Curated by Amy Lipton, ecoartspace Smack Mellon 92 Plymouth Street at Washington Brooklyn, NY 11201 June 7 to July 27, 2014 Opening reception: Saturday, June 7, 5pm-8pm Artists: Joan Bankemper/Black Meadow Barn;  Joy Garnett; Habitat For

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