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VENICE BIENNALE 2022: THE POWER OF DREAMS

The 2022 Venice Biennale (April 23 – November 27) bears witness to a shift in our era, both in the eyes of its curator Cecilia Alemani and in the proposals of the various international pavilions and collateral exhibitions. This edition, with the eloquent title “The Milk of Dreams”, inspired by the title of a book [...]

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ARTS SPONSORSHIP: ETHICS AND CLIMATE CONVERGE

The current sanctions against the Russian oligarchs are rekindling the debate between art, ethics and the “carbon world”. The controversy over these links already emerged more than a decade ago through the actions of Liberate Tate (among others) that led to BP's eventual departure from the Tate. The institution was denounced for funding climate change [...]

Sustainable Art Market|

ITS SINK OR SWIM FOR THE ARTWORLD

Like the jellyfish and algae proliferating in the Venetian lagoon underneath this year’s Biennale (read our article on the 2022 Venice Biennale here), the number of exhibitions on environmental issues, more thankfully, continues to grow. In particular, water and marine ecosystems are the subject of numerous new biennales, shows, and art spaces. Back on land, [...]

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Twenty exhibitions in France seek out a new equilibrium in the living world

The year 2022 promises to be an excellent year in France for art news relating to ecology and the environment, as highlighted in this first overview of the exhibitions over the coming months. Not just in Paris, but all around France, more than twenty exhibitions can attest to a less egocentric vision of humankind relative [...]

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The Third Paradise by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Terzo Paradiso (Third Paradise) is a long-term artistic and philosophical project by the Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, famously a founding father of the Arte Povera movement. Launched in 2003 around a founding vision and represented by a symbol based upon the sign of mathematical infinity, the Third Paradise is called upon to take over from [...]

One SDG, one project|

After the galleries, it’s time for the artists!

Artists Commit is the new branch of Galleries Commit, the initiative launched in New York by galleries committed to the fight against global warming (less known in Europe than its English cousin, the Gallery Climate Coalition ). The artists commit to this cause in particular through the publishing of a “Climate Impact report” of their [...]

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Conversation with Recycle Group (Andrey Blokhin + Georgy Kuznetsov)

The name of your duo, Recycle Group, refers to the environment. It is very pioneering, did you intend from the start to address environmental issues? Our name is that of our first exhibition, Recycle , in 2008 in Moscow. This idea of ​​recycling is constitutive of our approach. For us, it goes further than a [...]

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COP26 Falters, Art Restarts 

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous 1972 Meadows report: “Limits to growth”. Given that the limits in the report have already been surpassed while business continues “as normal”, highlighted by the relative failure of the COP26 last November, the current international exhibitions and biennales are pushing the “reset” button.  The M Leuven museum [...]

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Salmon School by Joseph Rossano

Designed and led by the glass artist, naturalist and environmentalist Joseph Rossano, from Washington State (USA), “Salmon School'' is a project of wild salmon conservation as well as an artistic initiative. The project focuses on the issue of climate change and the effects of warming waterways, and it has three objectives: restoring waterways, educating communities, [...]

One SDG, one project|

21 good news in 2021

Let’s start the year 2021 with 21 items of good news and let us voluntarily place ourselves under the sign of optimism, according to a famous quote by Antonio Gramsci: "We must combine the pessimism of reason with the optimism of will". The year 2020, so unprecedented, has led us to constantly adapt, develop and [...]

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