– 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 – 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 – Food Edition. III

Pop-Up Repair and theatre artists

Set designer Sandra Goldmark is starting up a new sustainability project with her husband, Michael Banta, a production manager and technical director, along with several theatre colleagues. They are opening a 4 week Pop-Up Repair shop in northern Manhattan, this June. The shop is a challenge to the cycle of use-and-discard consumer goods, and will be staffed… Continue reading Pop-Up Repair and theatre artists

eBook: Promoting natural materials

This free eBook, edited by Päivi Simi and Outi Toumela, is the main publication of the long term project of the same title, taking place in Southern Finland and Estonia from 2009 to 2012. The focus of the project lies in raising awareness and spreading knowledge on the use of healthier materials as well as… Continue reading eBook: Promoting natural materials

Call for Proposals – SCORAI

The Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) is organizing an international conference on the theme of “The Future of Consumerism and Well-being in a World of Ecological Constraints” on June 12-14, 2013, at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. The conference seeks: To improve our understanding of the complex driving forces underlying prevalent consumerist… Continue reading Call for Proposals – SCORAI

NOW – Permaculture in Europe

11th European Permaculture Convergence, 1-5.8.2012 Gastwerke Kassel, Germany Now! This year the EuPC will focuss on Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share in August. For five days 300 activists and designers gather together to start a dialogue on permacultures. Interdisciplinary workshops, lectures and art will be part of the program and will promote European networking… Continue reading NOW – Permaculture in Europe

McDonalds and Sustainability –

– come to think of it… McDonalds and Sustainability. Sounds extremly logical, doesn´t it? These days, the construction of the first sustainable McDonalds store, comes to an end in London. Does that mean, that in the future the well known Fast Food Chain won´t be the place anymore where uncritical and environmentunfriendly voices are still… Continue reading McDonalds and Sustainability –

18th ASEF University on Sustainable Consumption

Call for participants – Tartu, Estonia, from 18 August to 1 September Deadline of the call: April 23rd already ! The 18th ASEF University (AU18), themed “Conscious Consumers for Environmental Sustainability”, will take place in Tartu, Estonia, from 18th August – 1st September. This two-week programme will gather up to 46 promising (under-) graduate students,… Continue reading 18th ASEF University on Sustainable Consumption

SurVivArt – Art for the Right to a Good Life

Berlin 7th to 24th of February 2012 From the 7th to the 24th of February the exhibition SurVivArt – Art For the Right to a «Good Life» takes place at the galleries Mikael Andersen and Meinblau in Berlin. International artists from Ethiopia, Cambodia, Myanmar, Nigeria, Thailand and the Czech Republic were invited to do a… Continue reading SurVivArt – Art for the Right to a Good Life

Rethinking the Creative City

An article on the role of complexity, networks and interactions in the urban creative economy In this article, Dr. Roberta Comunian argues that complexity theory and its associated principles can provide a new understanding of the connection between the urban space and the systems of local cultural production and consumption. Drawing on interviews with creative… Continue reading Rethinking the Creative City

“Edward Burtynsky: Oil” at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto

Exhibition until July 3rd; Symposium on May 6th and 7th The images of the exhibition Edward Burtynsky: Oil explore the hotly-debated effects of oil extraction and our international dependency on the substance. The symposium in May brings together top scientific and arts industry experts for two days of discussion about essential issues of oil, planetary sustainability, and the energy options available… Continue reading “Edward Burtynsky: Oil” at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto