Debate at Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway, Thursday September 25th 2014, 17:00 What role does art have in today’s communication of research? Concerned Artists Norway and think tank Tau invite to conversation and debate: Ecological collapse: Art, research and activism – how to create alliances? Scientists, artists and activists have in common to ask questions, to see… Continue reading Ecological Collapse: art, research, activism – how to shape alliances
The Green Boat
June 2013 The Green Boat : Reviving Ourselves in Our Capsized Culture, Mary Pipher Mary Pipher, clinical psychologist, is exploring how to conquer our fears about the major environmental issues that confound us and transform them into a positive force in our lives. She emphasizes the importance of taking small, positive steps to preserve what’s important, drawing from… Continue reading The Green Boat
July 5-6, 2013, The 4th Annual Healing Walk near Fort McMurray Alberta (Canada) A DIFFERENT WAY TO PROTECT OUR LAND, AIR, WATER AND CLIMATE FROM TAR SANDS EXPANSION Over the past decade First Nations communities, non-native communities, scientists, politicians, and others are recognizing that the expansion of the tar sands is betraying the human responsibility to… Continue reading Healing Walk!
Yoko Ono and the “artists against fracking” coalition
“Yoko Ono said it was not hard to recruit more than 180 artists to help convince Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York not to allow natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale through the hydraulic fracturing process known as fracking.” Read more on the New York Times website
TURF: Ecological activism and Art
USA The terrific show TURF takes place at Diablo Valley College Art Gallery in Pleasant Hill, California (Bay Area) until December 1st. It is organized and curated by artist and educator Hopi Breton. Included are works of twelve ecoartists, mostly from the Bay Area, with Vaughn Bell from Seattle, Michele Brody from New York, and… Continue reading TURF: Ecological activism and Art
“Ploughshares from Swords – Social Sculpture and Cultural Agency”
November 07th, 2011 MIT (USA) “How does creative activism contribute to society? How do we moderate crises through individual and collective art practice? How do we reconcile the arts, activism, and pedagogy? Stella McGregor, Founder and Director of Urbano Project, will share her experience of working with inner city youth and introduce projects such as… Continue reading “Ploughshares from Swords – Social Sculpture and Cultural Agency”
Chiang Mai Now!
Exhibition presenting Chiang Mai through visions of contemporary cultures April 7th – June 19th, 2011 – 9th Floor, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand Chiang Mai Now! is the exhibition presenting Chiang Mai through contemporary visions. Curated by Angkrit Ajchariyasophon, the exhibition puts forward unique perspectives of 12 artists and contemporary cultural activists. Chiang Mai… Continue reading Chiang Mai Now!