Sunday, June 22nd at 12 noon is the opening celebration of five inClimate events of WATERWASH Welcomes. Join ecological artist Lillian Ball for a picnic discussion about the WATERWASH project (2010-2014) and how its native wetland plants mitigate increased storm water pollution. A limited number of participants can also enjoy a rowboat ride with Rocking the Boat program assistants to hear… Continue reading WATERWASH Welcomes
– a research platform for art and synthetic biology “I wonder how much of this Making Life project (what’s in a name) will consist of critical reflection on “the making of novel life-forms from ‘scratch’”, and how much – through its association with art – will in fact be providing social and moral legitimacy (and… Continue reading Making_Life
Inspirational: This is what a cultural institution’s environmental charter looks like: Reposted from Culture|Futures. In recent years, the cultural institution and concert-venue Kulturfabrik in Luxembourg has devoted itself to reflecting on sustainable development and a continuous improvement of the institution’s practices for the purpose of minimising its impact on the environment. A place to find… Continue reading Luxembourg: Environmental charter used as kickstarter
18th September, 2013, Sustainable 2Wheels, Brussels, Belgium European Mobility Week 2013 aims to clean up our air, and by doing so, create a healthier, happier Europe. The facts are clear – cleaner cities are healthier cities. .. This year’s European Mobility Week slogan, “Clean air – it’s your move!”, reflects the power that citizens have… Continue reading Clean air – It’s your move!
September 28th 2013 Poets around the USA, and across the planet, gathered in a celebration of poetry to promote serious social, environmental, and political change : ” The first change is for poets, writers, musicians, artists, anybody, to actually get together to create and perform, educate and demonstrate, simultaneously, with other communities around the world.” The… Continue reading 100 Thousand Poets for Change
The Rural Artist Residencies has kicked off! Dorset, Uk Cape Farewell is creating a series of Rural Artist Residencies. Artists will be invited on to the Rural Residencies programme to engage diverse, wide-reaching audiences with the local narratives of Sydling St. Nicholas in Dorset. The idea is to involve the local community, encouraging neighbours and villagers to… Continue reading Cape Farewell’s Sea Change programme
The Biospheric Project, Urban farm, laboratory, research centre, Manchester International Festival, UK 4 – 21 July 2013, This summer, MIF and the Biospheric Foundation will be opening the doors to The Biospheric Project for the first time to share the transformation of a post industrial building into a thriving, green growing space and offer a… Continue reading How can we continue to put food on our tables?
June 22, 2013 Imagining Natural Scotland is a major new interdisciplinary project for the Year of Natural Scotland 2013. Initiated by Creative Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage and the University of St Andrews, it will explore the interplay between the natural world and its representation, and promote deep collaboration and knowledge exchange between the creative and… Continue reading Imagining Natural Scotland’s projects
October 2013 – May 2014, The Vienna Project, Austria The project is to be situated on the streets of Vienna and along the Danube Canal. Forging a dynamic relationship between different disciplines: art, video, typography, web design, street theater, sound art, history, archival research, and Holocaust education, The Vienna Project is envisioned as a “living”… Continue reading A New Social Action Holocaust Memorial Project
In the coming year, Cultura21 Nordic will be working with partners to bring pioneering agents from the Baltic Sea Region together and create a ‘flagship project’ on the issue of culture and sustainability: ‘Baltic Sea Region cooperation with a focus on culture as a part of sustainable development’. In April 2013, Cultura 21 Nordic and… Continue reading Cultura21 Nordic: How can culture lead transformations?