Land Arts Generator Initiative events

June 27- August 30, Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York “Our civilization has been built on non-renewable resources and an outmoded presumption that nature is limitless. Certainly art will continue to serve many purposes; however, for artists and designers who choose to engage in what Joanna Macy terms The Great Turning, what is the role… Continue reading Land Arts Generator Initiative events

Women’s Studio Workshop

June 15th, 2013 Living off the Land, in New York The project Living off the Land explores wild-growing edible plants and their potential to replace cultivated food plants. Local wild plants have a significantly higher nutritious value than their cultivated counterparts – and they don’t need to travel hundreds of miles to get to the… Continue reading Women’s Studio Workshop

Green Screens 2013 at Film Society of Lincoln Center

 May 31-June 4, 2013, Amphitheater at Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, in New York Green Screens focuses on the planet for an entire week of films that examine eco-crises and also highlight what people all around the world are doing to face these challenges. COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT is a part… Continue reading Green Screens 2013 at Film Society of Lincoln Center

Maya Lin: Here and There

Apr 26, 2013 – Jun 22, 2013, at Pace Gallery, in New York (USA) New work by Maya Lin exploring her longtime interest in environmental issues, including rising currents and climate change, and expanding her engagement with natural and geographic forms. Click here for the gallery’s website An article on the exhibition was published in… Continue reading Maya Lin: Here and There

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

Live Dancing Archive at The Kitchen

From February 14 – 23, The Kitchen and iLAND, Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Art, Nature and Dance, present the New York premiere of dancer and choreographer Jennifer Monson’s Live Dancing Archive, a visceral exploration of the dancing body as physical archive of experience and place. The piece, which marks Monson’s return to The Kitchen after 15… Continue reading Live Dancing Archive at The Kitchen

[UN]NATURAL LIMITS – Austrian Cultural Forum New York

Jan 23 – April 1, 2013 Austrian Cultural Forum New York 11 East 52nd Street – New York, NY 10022 Artists: Desire Machine Collective, Thomas Hirschhorn, Mathias Kessler, Superflex, Mierle Laderman Ukeles, Lois Weinberger Curated by Dieter Buchhart & Arnaud Gerspacher Curatorial Advisor: Mathias Kessler The new international group exhibition [UN]NATURAL LIMITS, which opened on… Continue reading [UN]NATURAL LIMITS – Austrian Cultural Forum New York

A Climate Change in the Art World?

An interesting article on, written by Robin Cembalast, gives insight about the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the art community in New York and shows that Sandy could have been the wake-up call for the community to realize that action against climate change is required on their part. Barry Bergdoll, MoMA’s Chief Curator of… Continue reading A Climate Change in the Art World?

Drawing the line

As reported in The New Yorker,  eco-artist Eve Mosher was more or less forcefully reminded of one of her older projects by the more recent catastrophic event, Hurricane Sandy. Back in 2007 over the course of six months, she drew a line of chalk through Brooklyn representing 10 feet above see level. Comparing the results… Continue reading Drawing the line