Luxembourg: Environmental charter used as kickstarter

Inspirational: This is what a cultural institution’s environmental charter looks like: Reposted from Culture|Futures. In recent years, the cultural institution and concert-venue Kulturfabrik in Luxembourg has devoted itself to reflecting on sustainable development and a continuous improvement of the institution’s practices for the purpose of minimising its impact on the environment. A place to find… Continue reading Luxembourg: Environmental charter used as kickstarter

Sustainable Living Festival

Febuary 8th – 23rd, 2014. The Sustainable Living Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face. The Sustainable Living Festival aims to inspire and empower everyday Australians to accelerate the uptake of sustainable living. The Festival attracts over 150,000 visits annually and engages… Continue reading Sustainable Living Festival

Book Publication: Living Pathways: Meditations on sustainable cultures and cosmologies in Asia

Globalisation and technological progress have ushered us into a new era of development. Never before has the promise of the ‘Good Life’ in a hedonistic, consumerist utopia, been within reach for so many. Yet a significant portion of humanity is still unable to meet their basic needs. These trends are unsustainable, and beg the question:… Continue reading Book Publication: Living Pathways: Meditations on sustainable cultures and cosmologies in Asia

Culture and Sustainability

15-17 May 2013, international Congress “Culture : Key to Sustainable Development”, Hangzhou, China This International Congress was the first forum specifically focusing on the link between culture and sustainable development, discussing on the role of culture in sustainable development in view of the post-2015 development framework, with participation of the global community and the major international… Continue reading Culture and Sustainability

Seminar : “Cities, culture and future”

September 2-6, 2013, in Buenos Aires, Argentina The city of Buenos Aires, co-president of the Committee on culture of UCLG, organises an international seminar to discuss and to update the conceptual bases of our work. The seminar considers the current contents of Agenda 21 for culture, and will analyse the challenges laid out by the… Continue reading Seminar : “Cities, culture and future”

Aesthetics and ethics in Environmental Change

June 2013 Aesth/Ethics in Environmental Change, Hiking through the arts, ecology, religion and ethics of the environment, Sigurd Bergmann, Irmgard Blindow, Konrad Ott (Eds.) ” Can aesthetics and ethics be integrated for the good of habitats, places and spaces? How can arts widen our perception of nature and deepen environmental ethics? Should the political meaning of… Continue reading Aesthetics and ethics in Environmental Change

Summer of Soil

June 15 – August 15, 2013 Summer of soil : A Green Exhibition in Järna, Sweden Summer of Soil is a 5-week, multi-disciplinary accelerator program designed to awaken and inspire a collaborative movement to rebuild and maintain living soils. The program will include a series of hands-on soil-related courses, an exhibition of regenerative growing practices… Continue reading Summer of Soil

Exhibition : Intersections

Sunday, 30 June 2013, in Perth Concert Hall’s Threshold artspace,UK Commenting on her new project which features a combination of photography, video and sound installations as well as interactive elements across previously undiscovered art display areas in Perth Concert Hall’s Threshold artspace, Su Grierson said: Using combinations of video, sound and image I create installations… Continue reading Exhibition : Intersections

Ecology and cybernetics towards network society capitalism

June 21-22nd,2013, The World Earth – Conference, in Berlin The exhibition and the conference The Whole Earth are dedicated to the story of the image of the “blue planet”. The project takes its starting point in historical developments in California since the 1960s : using materials from cultural history and artistic works. Curated by Diedrich… Continue reading Ecology and cybernetics towards network society capitalism

The Ekotopfilm festival

International festival of Sustainable Development, Bratislava (Slovak Republic) 31 st July = deadline for film entries The 40th International Festival of Sustainable Development Films – ekotopfilm 2013 will be held in October 7-11th, 2013 in the capital city of Bratislava, Slovak Republic.The Ekotopfilm is a week-long festival providing the visitors with documentary films all over… Continue reading The Ekotopfilm festival