Paint a picture of Europe’s sustainable thinking, knowledge and experiences. That is one of the assignments for a ‘green performing city’, Art-Epi, which will be launched in Denmark on 18 August 2013. The project aims to find new ways of cultivating innovation and development in the sustainable sphere – socially, scientifically, artistically, culturally, tourist- and… Continue reading Moveable micro-city to innovate culture of sustainablity
Tom Chivers – Cape Farewell’s Climate Poet-in-Residence Art and climate change organisation Cape Farewell is launching ADRIFT – an interrogation of climate as culture, devised by Cape Farewell’s poet in residence, Tom Chivers (in London, UK). They invite the public for a drink, performance and short film, as Tom Chivers maps the natural territories written… Continue reading launch of ADRIFT – a new project by Cape Farewell
Bangalore 22nd to 30th of October Maraa, a media and arts collective, invites to City of Pieces, an urban festival of creative practices: City of pieces is a nine day festival that interrogates the violence of the everyday transformation of the city from the perspective of creative practice. This festival marks the third anniversary of… Continue reading City of Pieces – an urban festival of creative practices
What does “pool” in “Liverpool” stand for? It is the goal of ‘Pool to explore, reveal and celebrate the origins of the city of Liverpool and in so doing to contemplate and influence the city’s future. Through walks, picnics, celebrations, conferrings and positive documentation, ‘Pool works with communities in Liverpool to raise awareness about the ecology and social… Continue reading ‘Pool – Creative City Projects
June 2nd to 5th 2011 in Hamburg “The urban is defined as the place where people walk around, find themselves standing before and inside piles of objects, experience the intertwining of the threads of their activities until they become unrecognizable, entangle situations in such a way that they engender unexpected situations.” (Henri Lefèbvre: La révolution urbaine)… Continue reading Congress: “Right to the City”
Reposted from sustainablepractice.org The CSPA congratulates the first recipient of a CSPA Supports MicroGrant: Matthias Neumann and the Public Office for Architecture. Public Office for Architecture (POA) is a collaborative project situated at MoKS, Center for Arts and Social Practice in Mooste, Estonia. POA is an artistic practice conceived as a a nomadic architecture office. … Continue reading CSPA Supports Announces Round ONE Recipient
Mapping and Reimagining Urban Ecologies through the Arts and Humanities An Interdisciplinary Symposium hosted by Temple University, April 7-8, 2011 Kiva Auditorium, Main Campus, Philadelphia (USA) Keynote Speaker: Timothy Morton, author of The Ecological Thought (2010), Ecology without Nature (2007).
NEW PUBLICATION: Special Double Issue of Culture and Local Governance on “Culture and Sustainable Communities” http://oa.uottawa.ca/journals/clg-cgl Vol. 3, No. 1-2 Guest editors: Nancy Duxbury, Centre for Social Studies (CES), University of Coimbra, Portugal; M. Sharon Jeannotte, Centre on Governance, University of Ottawa, Canada The wide-spread shift to a sustainability paradigm for city planning makes this… Continue reading Culture and Sustainable Communities
Update: the deadline for the abstracts submission for the ESA (European Sociological Association) Conference in Geneva has been extended until March 8th 2011. Call for Papers for the Research Stream which will take place in the forthcoming conference of the European Sociological Association from 7. to 10. of Sept. 2011 in Geneva.
The Cultura21 eBooks Series on Culture and Sustainability presents findings from inter- and trans-disciplinary perspectives in research and practice. The eBooks are published openly online by Cultura21 Institut e.V. in order to support broad dissemination and to stimulate further debates in civil society and further action-research in the field. The city today is increasingly conceptualized… Continue reading Vol. 3 in the Cultura21 eBooks Series on Culture and Sustainability