Arts and Culture in Paris during the COP21

Alongside the 21st UN Climate Conference, COP21, in Paris, several programs involving the arts and culture are going on now. See for example (not an exhaustive list): ARTCOP21: a program of events, artistic interventions, conferences, etc. See As part of ARTCOP21, will also take place a “Professional Workshop” with 150 invited participants from the… Continue reading Arts and Culture in Paris during the COP21

Biophilia – Biology for Artists

Call for applications. Deadline March 3rd. Biolophilia is the urge to affiliate with other living forces. The term literally means the love of life or living systems. Biophilia is a residency for Canadian and international artists interested in ecology, nature and life sciences to study, research and experience themes of interacting with the living natural… Continue reading Biophilia – Biology for Artists

“Ghosts of the Gulf” by Brandon Ballengée

Currently on view at the Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is an exhibition by artist/biologist Brandon Ballengée, co-organized by Amy Lipton of ecoartspace. The exhibition titled Ghosts of the Gulf includes several stark and brilliantly colorful images of marine species collected in the Gulf of Mexico directly following the deadly 2010 Deep Water Horizons (DWH) oil spill disaster. Ballengée’s artistic… Continue reading “Ghosts of the Gulf” by Brandon Ballengée

“I have a Dream” at Vancouver Biennale 2014-16

Shweta Bhattad, a visual Artist from India, has been invited for Vancouver Biennale 2014-2016. The broader theme of this Biennale is Martin Luther’s King’s speech “I have a dream”. For this Biennale programme, she decided to stay and work in rural Canada, as she isworking with rural women and farmers in India too and want to… Continue reading “I have a Dream” at Vancouver Biennale 2014-16

Navjot Altaf at Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014/15

Navjot Altaf is known for her sustained engagement with interactive / collaborative art practices. Since 1997 she has also been working in collaboration with indigenous artists and community members of Bastar in Chhattisgarh, Central India on Nalpar (hand pump sites) and Pilla Gudi/Temples for children projects that seek to situate artistic production within the fabric of community life. An early encounter… Continue reading Navjot Altaf at Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014/15

Dirt? – Call for Entries

Scientists, Book Artists, and Poets Reflect on Soil and Our Environment Exhibition dates:    August 6, 2015 to December 30, 2015 Exhibition venue:  Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington, USA 98416 Entry Deadline: April 29, 2015 THEME – 2015 is the United Nations International Year of the Soil.  Poets and book artists can… Continue reading Dirt? – Call for Entries

Oslo Apiary – Victoria Günzler

Foyer and Food Special: Oslo Apiary exhibit work by Victoria Günzler 8 Dec 2014 20:00 Wergelandsveien 17 Foyer work The foyer exhibit revolves around the unique mix of food production, art practices and architecture that characterizes Kunstnernes Hus. The collaboration between Victoria Günzler and Oslo Apiary momentarily transforms the main stair case of Kunstnernes Hus into an… Continue reading Oslo Apiary – Victoria Günzler

OPEN CALL: Koli Environmental Art Festival

International Environmental Art Exhibition, Slash and Burn Gallery “Dear Artist, We invite You to take part in an open call for the KOLI Environmental Art Festival’s summer 2015. All artists can send their application. Application period 01.12.2014-31.01.2015. KOLI Environmental Art Festival is an international environmental art project in North Karelia, Finland, and the project is… Continue reading OPEN CALL: Koli Environmental Art Festival

”33 Days” – an exhibition by Ingrid Book and Carina Hedén

20.11 2014—15.2 2015 KONSTHALL C Cigarrvägen 14, 123 57 Farsta, Sweden Tel: 08–604 77 08 33 dagar/33 Days is an exhibition by Ingrid Book and Carina Hedén, and an investigation into the life of insects existing in a habitat of Damson trees (Prunus Insititia). The first Scandinavian findings of Damson, the “poor man’s plums”, are… Continue reading ”33 Days” – an exhibition by Ingrid Book and Carina Hedén

Panel discussion: Art in the Landscape

Join Hauser & Wirth Somerset for a panel discussion exploring issues around outdoor sculpture, and art that relates to its surrounding environment. A panel of leading artists, curators and commissioners including Clare Lilley, Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park; Robert and Nicky Wilson, co-founders of Jupiter Artland; and artist, Alec Finlay, will be looking… Continue reading Panel discussion: Art in the Landscape