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Conversation with the artist Manish Nai

Art of Change 21 - How did you start using recycled materials in your work? Manish Nai - Collecting old stuff is my hobby and obsession. In my daily life I am overwhelmed by it! It is time for us to understand how and why we consume the way we do and face up to [...]

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Bandjoun Station, by Barthélémy Toguo

Bandjoun Station, a long-term artistic, agricultural and political project, was initiated in 2005 in Bandjoun, Cameroon, by the contemporary artist Barthélémy Toguo. His mission? To develop education and access to art; promote organic farming and food self-sufficiency; exhibit traditional African and contemporary art "without a hierarchy of values"; and link age-old traditions with contemporary challenges. [...]

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Summer Quiz! How much do you know about Art & Environment?

For its July / August 2020 issue, Impact Art News invites you to play our Quiz to test your knowledge of contemporary art and the environment.  Ready? Here are 14 questions. More than 7 correct answers? You are already a connoisseur! More than 10 correct answers? Let us know! We want to work with experts [...]

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One SDG, one artist: Ren Ri

The Chinese contemporary artist Ren Ri bases his work on research. One living material in particular – bees – has captured his attention for some years now.  Bees use wax for various construction tasks in the hive, for instance, to repair and seal nests after larvae bees have hatched. The works by Ren Ri are [...]

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Interview of the artist Minerva Cuevas

Art of Change 21 - What is the purpose of your first solo exhibition ‘Disidencia’, which just opened at the Mishkin Gallery, at Baruch College in New York?   Minerva Cuevas - The show presents eight videos. Curated by Alaina Feldman, it is running at a time when the debate over ecological questions is intensifying [...]

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Multipurpose materials

In November 2018, Dubai inaugurated the Jameel Arts Center, one of its first contemporary art institutions. Since then, this centre has regularly hosted projects and exhibitions. Yet Second Hand is the first group exhibition. It seeks to explore the materiality of the work of art through a series of sculptures, installations, assemblages, drawings, photographs, paintings, and performances. Eighteen artists [...]

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Istanbulites out to conquer the ‘Seventh Continent’

Is it possible to extract from the ‘Seventh Continent’, this cluster of floating plastic waste covering almost 3.4 million square kilometres in the North Pacific, fertile territory for contemporary creation? This is the challenge taken up by Nicolas Bourriaud, curator of the 16th Istanbul Biennial that is hosting together Tersane Istanbul, the Pera Museum, and [...]

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Eliasson’s return to Modern Tate

An adept of unforgettable experiences, Olafur Eliasson reconnects with his London audience, still dazzled by his Weather Project. For his return to the Tate Modern in London (in partnership with Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum), the artist has chosen to exhibit scholarly and sensory works never shown before, which are inspired by natural phenomena and question our relationship [...]

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Continuous Refle(a)ction

Since May 28, the Riverside Museum of Art in Beijing has been combining contemporary art and sustainable development with the exhibition Continuous Refle(a)ction (Reflection + Reaction). In this show, which focuses on current environmental protection issues, 34 artists from 18 countries were invited to create an ‘ecological space’ in situ. Among them, the great Chinese artists Yin Xiuzhen and [...]

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Art and Sustainable Development Goals : the official union

The future has never been so uncertain. Who better than artists to try to see more clearly? This is what the exhibition Tomorrow is the Question is proposing at ARoS Contemporary Art Museum in Denmark from 6 April to 4 August 2019. This exhibition is the fruit of a curatorial collaboration between ARoS and Luise Faurschou, director [...]

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