River Symposium on Art, Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy

Central European University, Budapest 3 October 2014, 14.00-19.00 River Excursion to Szentendre 4 October 2014, 10.00-17.30 Speakers:  Axel Braun, Peter Coates, Ian Fairlie, Jozsef R. Juhász, Cecylia Malik, Ilona Németh, James Prosek, Martin Schmid and Nick Thorpe The River Symposium on Art, Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy considers the political, social and ecological proportions… Continue reading River Symposium on Art, Ecopower and the Liberation of Energy

iLANDing Laboratories Initiative

Request for Proposals – 2015 iLANDing Laboratories Initiative Due October 20 send to info@ilandart.org Following the successful inaugural year of the iLANDing Laboratory Initiative, the program will continue for a second year. The 2015 iLANDing Laboratories will continue in an experimental format as a series of workshops/laboratories designed by members of the iLAND community as… Continue reading iLANDing Laboratories Initiative

The Kreuzberg Community Arts Festival

The Kreuzberg Community Arts Festival takes place from June 21st to June 27th. For seven days, the courtyard between the Expedition Metropolis Theatre and Rosa Parks Primary School  will be transformed into an expressive arena of cultural diversity with theatre, music, exhibition, film, book readings, games and picnics. Everyone is invited to experience art in… Continue reading The Kreuzberg Community Arts Festival


– 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


2-5 July 2014 “A Nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” Franklin D. Roosevelt Using the arts to revitalise our relationship with a resource we take for granted. Over four days at Falmouth University’s Woodlane campus in July this year, the RANE research group in collaboration with The Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (CCANW)… Continue reading SoilCulture

Art for the Anthropocene Era

by Eleanor Heartney Reposted from www.artinamericamagazine.com […] It can be hard to shake a sense of imminent eco-doom. Or is there room for “dark optimism,” as the eco-themed initiative Expo 1: New York at MoMA PS1, in Queens, last summer styled it? The UN report contains recommendations for international emissions caps and other cooperative measures,… Continue reading Art for the Anthropocene Era


April 29, 2014, 6pm: Exhibition opening Free River Zones: An artistic inquiry with Ravi Agarwal, Bob Braine, David Brooks, Till Krause, Marie Lorenz, and Hilmar Schäfer Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building 5 East 3rd Street New York, NY 10003 Parallel exhibition opening, April 29, 7pm: Unity of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the Americas including Mark Dion’s… Continue reading FREE RIVER ZONE – NYC Events


Nov. 14-22, 2014 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Call for Applications Deadline: May 7, 2014    For doctoral students, post-docs, and actors from the arts, culture, politics, and society with a research orientation More information Online application form With the ANTHROPOCENE PROJECT, HKW seeks to strengthen transdisciplinary debates and studies on the multifarious implications of… Continue reading ANTHROPOCENE CAMPUS

InContext:public.art.ecology – Food Edition. III

 Open Studio Day: Thursday, 17th April, 2014 Time: 6:30 PM onwards At Khoj Studios, S-17 Khirki Extension, New Delhi – 17   Khoj is currently curating a third edition of its InContext:public.art.ecology – Food Edition III residency. Artists-in-residence Leone Contini, Mona Gandhi, Ravi Agarwal and Srishti Lakhera have researched issues around body’s relationship with food,… Continue reading InContext:public.art.ecology – Food Edition. III

Mel Chin at New Orleans Museum of Art

Mel Chin: Rematch February 21–May 25, 2014 The most expansive presentation of conceptual artist Mel Chin’s work to date, Mel Chin: Rematch, organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, features the artist’s sculptures, video, drawings, paintings, land, and performance art, as well as rarely seen materials from the last four decades. The exhibition explores… Continue reading Mel Chin at New Orleans Museum of Art