Soil Culture project in conversation

Introducted by Daro Montag, CCANW Co-Director and leader of RANE, this event marks the beginning of a new series of talks and discussions titled Artists in Conversation. Convened by Rachel Hindley and hosted by Back Lane West, the discussions aim to add legacy and widen the debate around Soil Culture. Jonny Briggs will be talking… Continue reading Soil Culture project in conversation

Promised Land – Fracking arrives in Hollywood

The documentary Gasland released in 2010, which portrayed the devastating effects of a method of drilling into shale gas formations called hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”, in rural american communities, garnered mostly positive reviews from film critics and newspapers but also negative responses by fracking lobbyists. The latter resulted in the launch of a website called… Continue reading Promised Land – Fracking arrives in Hollywood

Grounded – Soil Film Festival

Celebrate Soil Awareness! As part of the first Global Soil Week, the film festival Grounded will take place at Kino Arsenal in Berlin on the 18th and the 21st November. On two days, a selection of international films on the topic of soil and soil protection will be shown. Ten directors present the diversity and… Continue reading Grounded – Soil Film Festival

A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

by Isao Hashimoto A beautiful but undeniably scary timelapse-map of nuclear explosions by Japanese artist Isao Hashimoto can be seen in the following video. It shows with sound and numbers the 2053 nuclear explosions which have taken place between 1945 and 1998. Hashimoto started the project in 2003 in order to show “the fear and… Continue reading A Time-Lapse Map of Every Nuclear Explosion Since 1945

High Arctic Film Weekend

London December 3/4, 2011 On December the 3rd and 4th, the National Maritime Museum in London hosts the High Arctic Film Weekend. In parallel, the High Arctic exhibition is shown at the National Maritime Museum until the 13th of January 2012, too. The weekend of Arctic films complements it by featuring a range of documentaries,… Continue reading High Arctic Film Weekend

film “An Ecology of Mind”

New York City, Monday, September 12th, 6:30 PM American Museum of Natural History panel discussion after screening ‘The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between the way nature works and the way people think.’, this is one of the most famous sayings of Gregory Bateson (*1904 +1980), the well-known anthropologist,… Continue reading film “An Ecology of Mind”

Cultural Events in Bangalore

The Bangalore-based collective “Maraa” invites you, as a parallel to the “Walls Between People” photo exhibition that opens on September 9th, to a series of three interesting events in Bangalore (India). Movement and Stillness – a theatre workshop on walls, conflict and trust. Please join us for a three hours theatre workshop on the themes… Continue reading Cultural Events in Bangalore

“Can Artists Change China?” Lecture, film and panel debate around the arrest of Ai Weiwei

Since April 3rd 2011, world-renowned contemporary artist and activist Ai Weiwei is detained by the police in China, sparking worldwide protests from governments, human rights groups and art insti-tutions, among others, calling for his release. How far can artists contribute to social transformations towards sustainability in contemporary China? On June 16th 2011, a special evening… Continue reading “Can Artists Change China?” Lecture, film and panel debate around the arrest of Ai Weiwei