Impact Art News is a bilingual French-English newsletter and blog all about contemporary art and the environment. Each month, we select and share the best exhibitions and artistic projects related to ecology and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), speak to engaged artists and keep you up to date concerning major environmental issues, highlighting them in each issue through an interview. We also share our expertise on art and eco-design, in partnership with Solinnen. 

    Publication Manager and Editor in chief: Alice Audouin.
    Texts: Alice Audouin (since April 2018), Marie Leprêtre (since September 2020), Phillipe Osset (ecodesign section, since June 2020)
    Thanks to Lisa Toubas (January 2019 – June 2020), Marguerite Courtel (April – December 2018).
    Editor: Art of Change 21 (former editor: Alice Audouin Consulting).

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    Kaki Tree Project, by Tatsuo Miyajima

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    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 [...]

    Interview of the artist Thijs Biersteker

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    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 [...]

    A new kind of weather forecast

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    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 [...]

    “Conversing with Leaves”, by Uriel Orlow

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    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 [...]

    Paris, the new capital of art and ecology?

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    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 [...]

    Be Dammed, by Carolina Caycedo

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    In Indigenous cosmogonies of the Americas, all bodies of waters are connected. Rivers are the veins of the planet, their waters combine communities and ecosystems. Reviving this systemic relationship, changing our relationship with water from a [...]

    Interview of the artist Janet Laurence

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    Art of Change 21 - What is news with you? Janet Laurence - I am observing the fast falling avalanche of disasters being actioned by man upon the planet on top of accelerating climate change. [...]

    The future of humanity in technology’s hands

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    With Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow, Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum plunges us into a near future where breakthrough technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and biotechnology have modified not only science, architecture, and agriculture, but [...]

    So far, so good?

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    As part of the Némo Biennial of Digital Arts, up to 26 January 2020 the CENTQUATRE-PARIS is hosting the exhibition Jusqu'ici tout va bien ? (So far, so good?) Its commissioners Gilles Alvarez and José-Manuel Gonçalvès invite visitors to take leap [...]

    “Towards No Earthly Pole”, by Julian Charrière

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    Back home for his new exhibition Towards No Earthly Pole, showing at the Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI Lugano) in Switzerland, Julian Charrière is presenting a series of art works bearing witness to extreme environments. MASI is the first [...]

    Formafantasma: Cambio at Serpentine’s

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    London’s iconic Serpentine Galleries will host Formafantasma Studio from 4 March to 17 May 2020. The Amsterdam-based, Italian design duo will combine design, contemporary art and scientific research to question the role of design in raising public awareness of [...]

    Climavore, by Cooking Sections

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    A finalist in the Ephemeral Parliament – Visible Award 2019, initiated by Cittadellarte  - Fondazione Pistoletto in partnership with Fondazione Zegna and supported by Lafayette Anticipations, the Climavore project conceived by Cooking Sections, by the artists Daniel Fernández Pascual [...]