Friday 30 August, 2013, Navigating Ecological Times, Whitechapel Gallery, London A study afternoon of presentations and discussion on art practice and sustainability with artists Lise Autogena, Fernando Garcia-Dory and Tamás Kaszás and led by curators by Maja and Reuben Fowkes. This symposium looks at the challenges of living in ecological times and the sense in which the current… Continue reading Sustainable Transformation of Global Society
Call for Papers : “Where is our ecological art history?
April 10-12, 2014 : 40th Anniversary, Annual AAH Conference & Bookfair, Royal College of Art, London Deadline for proposals : November 11th 2013 The discipline of art history has proved itself able to look various crises of culture in the face and open up the discipline to ideological struggles and debates. These debates have involved its… Continue reading Call for Papers : “Where is our ecological art history?
Workshop at King’s College
Representing uncertainty, July 2nd 2013, London, UK TippingPoint, in partnership with the King’s Cultural Institute, is going to be holding a series of workshops that brings together academics from King’s College London with artists and other interested parties in the wider community. The aim is to explore particular subjects in depth, subjects which are… Continue reading Workshop at King’s College
The AWEinspiring Award 2013 to Platform
The AWEinspiring (Art, Water & Environment) Award celebrates an artwork, project or artist, recognising their contribution to The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management’s (CIWEM) vision of putting creativity into the heart of environmental policy and action.Since its formation in 2007, the primary vision of CIWEM’s Art and Environment Network has been to put… Continue reading The AWEinspiring Award 2013 to Platform
Artsadmin’s Two Degrees festival
17th – 22th of June 2013 – London Climate, consumerism, community… Two Degrees asks what is broken in our world and what can we do to mend it? The third Two Degrees festival sits somewhere between art and action offering audiences a chance to take part and think about how we can change our future.… Continue reading Artsadmin’s Two Degrees festival
Eco-Aesthetics: Contemporary Arts and the Politics of Ecology
Saturday, 2 March, 2013, 2-7pm Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL The first issue of Third text, a bimonthly appearing journal on art in the global context, in 2013 is a special issue focusing on Contemporary Arts and the Politics of Ecology and is accompanied by the conference on the same topic in London. The event… Continue reading Eco-Aesthetics: Contemporary Arts and the Politics of Ecology
Get Fracktious – National Climate March in London
The Campaign against Climate Change, a UK-based group concerned with raising public awareness to human-caused climate change, is organizing a demonstration march through London on Saturday 1st December 2012. The main topic is the expansion of hydraulic fracturing or fracking, a destructive extraction practice of previously un-tappable “shale-gas”, in the UK, which is seen as… Continue reading Get Fracktious – National Climate March in London
The Myth of Apathy: Going Beyond Behaviour Change
17:30 – 19:30 – 20 November 2012 The UCL Energy Institute of the University College London has invited Dr. Renee Lertzman, a strategic communications specialist focusing on the deep psychological dimensions of sustainability, to talk about her current research. In the seminar, Dr. Lertzman, currently teaching at the Royal Roads University in Canada, addresses how… Continue reading The Myth of Apathy: Going Beyond Behaviour Change