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Los Almendros De Ibiza, Sophie Stinglhamber

Los Almendros De Ibiza is a project on the repercussions of the ecological crisis on the island of Ibiza, and its almond trees in particular. On Ibiza, almond trees are dying – ebecause of are extremely old, of global warming, but above all indifference, but also from global warming, and above all from indifference. This project [...]

By |February 19th, 2020|One SDG, one project|Comments Off on Los Almendros De Ibiza, Sophie Stinglhamber

Interview of the artist Suzanne Husky

What’s new with you?   There’s plenty! I’m going to work with Beaux-Arts de Montpellier art school and study for a Master’s in food and biodiversity, focusing on permaculture and ecofeminism. I’m taking action locally through an agricultural programme, standing for the next municipal elections, in my village of Bazas in South Gironde. My slogan is [...]

By |February 18th, 2020|Other, Interview|Comments Off on Interview of the artist Suzanne Husky

Towards a new era with Tomás Saraceno

Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno, whose research in response to the ecological crisis regularly shakes up the art world, needs no introduction. Exhibiting in Italy at Palazzo Strozzi since 22 February, as part of his solo exhibition Aria, Saraceno places Man no longer at the centre of the world but as part of a universe where each component interacts in [...]

By |February 17th, 2020|Exhibition|Comments Off on Towards a new era with Tomás Saraceno

‘Cruelty Free’ art

Showing at the Clark Art Institute from 27 June to 12 October  2020, this is the first solo exhibition of Lin May Saeed’s work in the US.s Animal rights, a theme central to the ouput of this German artist with Iraqi origins, will be approached both softly and vigorously, through sculptures in the style of Mesopotamian bas-reliefs, and with scenes [...]

By |February 16th, 2020|Other, Exhibition|Comments Off on ‘Cruelty Free’ art

Humans – non-humans: for a new story

Conceiving and experiencing emotion, intelligence, and subjectivity beyond the human sphere is vital for building a new culture that no longer objectifies nature. The international exhibition Feel nature from the inside at the Moderna Museet in Malmö, Sweden, is thus rethinking the natural world, supported by an interdisciplinary programme of conferences, seminars, and performances. Among the artists exhibiting: Ursula [...]

By |February 15th, 2020|Other, Exhibition|Comments Off on Humans – non-humans: for a new story

Kaki Tree Project, by Tatsuo Miyajima

From the only persimmon that survived the atomic bomb attack that devastated Nagasaki in 1945, the arborist Masayuki Ebinuma collected seeds in order to plant them. He also distributed several young shoots, as symbols of peace, to children who visited the city.  In 1995, the artist Tatsuo Miyajima presented several young trees from these plantations as part of an [...]

By |January 19th, 2020|Other, One SDG, one project|Comments Off on Kaki Tree Project, by Tatsuo Miyajima

Interview of the artist Thijs Biersteker

Art of Change 21 – What’s new with you? Thijs Biersteker – Right now, there’s so much going on! I’ve just finished two group shows – Nous les arbres (Trees) at Fondation Cartier, where my outdoor digital installation revealed how trees react to the environment thanks to a series of sensors – and – Continuous Refle(a)ction in Beijing, with [...]

By |January 18th, 2020|Interview|Comments Off on Interview of the artist Thijs Biersteker

A new kind of weather forecast

What will the weather be like tomorrow? This is the question answered by a new kind of weather forecast imagined by four artists: Janne Nabb & Maria Teeri (Finland), Ane Graff (Norway), and Ingela Ihrman (Sweden). Weather Report – Forecasting Future, the remarkable exhibition in the Nordic Pavilion during the last Venice Biennale, will show in Kiasma, [...]

By |January 17th, 2020|Other, Exhibition|Comments Off on A new kind of weather forecast

“Conversing with Leaves”, by Uriel Orlow

By making trees and plants witnesses of the great moments in the history of humanity, Uriel Orlow invites visitors to consider them as both narrators and protagonists of the events that mark our lives. Colonialism, apartheid, migration flows... our plant friends have always been caught in the crossfire of our power struggles, be they political, economic, or [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Other, Exhibition|Comments Off on “Conversing with Leaves”, by Uriel Orlow

Paris, the new capital of art and ecology?

With Le vent se lève (The wind gets up), the MAC-VAL museum will highlight those of its acquisitions that question the relations between humanity and Mother Earth. Fondation EDF will also open Courants verts, Créer pour l’environnement (Green currents, creating for the environment), featuring works by committed artists in the face of the Anthropocene epoch, an essential notion for art [...]

By |January 15th, 2020|Other, Exhibition|Comments Off on Paris, the new capital of art and ecology?