GREEN PATRIOT POSTERS Images for a New Activism Edited by Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel. Text by Michael Bierut, Thomas L. Friedman, Steven Heller Edward Morris, Dmitri Siegel (Metropolis Books) In association with ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND and THE CANARY PROJECT Featuring 50 of the best contemporary posters on the theme of sustainability by artists and designers… Continue reading Metropolis Books Announces a Revolutionary Design Book
Digital Media and Local Cultures FUTUREPLACES 2010 is a meeting of people with one question in mind: if digital media can do so much for global communication, knowledge and creativity, how can it contribute to local cultural development?
How can we produce art that reflects, celebrates, critiques and advances the cultural life of our community without contributing to the destruction of the setting that inspires these artistic endeavours ? The Faculty of Fine Arts at York University (Toronto – Canada) invites proposals for papers for Staging Sustainability: Arts, Community, Culture, Environment, a conference… Continue reading Staging Sustainability – Arts, Community, Culture, Environment
The “2nd Sustainable Summer School” for design students from all around the world starts on August 30th and ends September 4th, 2010. It will take place in Jüchen, near the city of Cologne (Germany).
The ÜBER LEBENSKUNST project, an initiative project of the Federal Cultural Foundation in cooperation with the House of World Cultures, is turning the city of Berlin into a showcase for initiatives that bring together culture and sustainability and experiment with new models for action. They are looking for artistic projects and social initiatives that turn… Continue reading Call for Future
Goldsmiths University of London & Southbank Centre Friday 29th and Saturday 30th October 2010 CALL for PAPERS, PROVOCATIONS, PERFORMANCES “Inequality is divisive. It polarises societies, it divides regions within countries, and it carves up the world between rich and poor”1. It is also one of the reasons for our current lack of genuine civic and… Continue reading TAKING PART conference
“Aesthetics, Art, and Politics,” 6-7.5.2010, University of Helsinki The Finnish Society for Aesthetics together with the research project Artification and its Impact on Art (www.artification.fi) will arrange a two-day seminar on the theme “Aesthetics, Art, and Politics” from the 6th of May to the 7th of May 2010 at the University of Helsinki. The keynote speaker of the… Continue reading Aesthetics, Art, and Politics
“Cybernetics: Art, Design, Mathematics — A Meta-Disciplinary Conversation (C:ADM2010)” Cf. the attached PDF file and this website: www.asc-cybernetics.org CADM_Introductory_Text_17_Jan_2010_ Final
OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS The Aarhus Art Building,?Centre for Contemporary Art, Denmark Artists and curators are?hereby invited to submit?proposals for 2011. Deadline March 15th www.aarhuskunstbygning.dk
Biennale di Venezia : Collateral Event : Joseph Beuys “Difesa della Natura – The Living Sculpture : Kassel 1977-Venezia 2007” Thetis New Arsenal (Castello 2737/f 041 – Venezia – Open: from 11am to 6pm) Director Lucrezia De Domizio Durini – Codirector Antonio d’Avossa September 6th 2007 : guest event by Cultura21 Downloadable PDF press release… Continue reading The Cultural Dimension of Sustainability; Towards an Ecology of Culture