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The CSPA

  • WRITING ROOT & CLAW: A WEEKEND WORKSHOP
    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
  • ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV: WATCH AND VOTE FOR THE WINNER
    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
  • OPEN CALL: ARTLEAKS GAZETTE NO.2
    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
  • European alliance of artists and arts institutions promote environmental sustainability
    This post comes to you from Culture|Futures European alliance of artists and arts institutions promote environmental sustainability Green Art Lab Alliance is a European-wide programme dedicated to promoting environmental sustainability and how that can be challenged in practical, ethical, and artistic ways across arts genres and cultural communities across Europe. On 12-13 March 2014, the alliance’s next workshop
  • Aesthetics & Sustainability | Arlene Goldbard
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland Clyde Research – photo Chris Fremantle Arlene Goldbard’s recent blog on aesthetics and sustainability is very refreshing.  It acknowledges that we define sustainability by it’s negative, ie our current unsustainable lifestyles (and we can describe that unsustainability in myriad ways). Arlene quotes Adrienne Goehler in sharply defining the
  • Art is a Dynamic Relationship with the Environment
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland This review of the Environmental Art Festival Scotland which took place last year in Dumfries and Galloway has been published in the International eJournal of Creativity and Human Development: Art is a Dynamic Relationship with the Environment – Creativity & Human Development International eJournal. Striding Arches by Andy
  • Apply now for the 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Sustainable Practice Award
     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, with media partner The List, rewards shows which engage their audiences with sustainability, take responsibility for
  • In the Garden with Friends
    This post comes to you from EcoArtScotland In the Garden with Friends, with mosaics by Katy Galbraith. The Bield at Blackruthven, Blackruthven House Tibbermore PERTH, Scotland PH1 1PY. Saturday 5th – Saturday 26th April 2014, Closed Mondays A celebration of flowers & friendship, this exhibition brings together a diverse mix of artists working in a variety
  • PhD research programme in the Arts and Humanities
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 The Neue Galerie Luzern–Swiss Academic Association (NGL–SAA) together with the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, UK, has created a new PhD program. Embedded in the quality of the educational work achieved by the Planetary Collegium, University of Plymouth, and the objective to promote knowledge of and deep engagement
  • SUMMER SCHOOL “LEARNING FROM THE SOUTH: TOWARDS INTERCULTURAL TRANSLATIONS”
    This post comes to you from Cultura21 CURIA, PORTUGAL, JUNE 30TH – JULY 8TH, 2014 This summer school, living up to the motto “learning from the south and with the south,”  seeks to provide clues about the possibilities of social political and institutional transformation from innovations taking place in various contexts of the global south.
  • Feeling Climate Change
    This post comes from Chantal Bilodeau’s Artists and Climate Change Blog RARE TORNADO | 2013 oil + charcoal on canvas | 40″ x 36″ x 1.5″ FIELD NOTES: Today there are more frequent RARE TORNADO incidents in areas of the world that are not normally hit. Tornado experts are studying whether global climate change is

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