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SUMMER EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: THE ENVIRONMENT AT THE ZENITH

During the summer period, the environment shines at the heart of key large-scale exhibitions, led by lille3000 and the Palais de Tokyo. Alongside these two highlights, a number of exhibitions confirm the rooting of environmental themes in artistic practices. At a time when cities and cultural institutions are experimenting with new processes to reduce their [...]

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ECO-DESIGNED ART FAIRS: RESULTS FROM ART PARIS 

The Art Paris fair brought together 130 modern and contemporary art galleries from 7 to 10 April 2022 at the Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris. Directed by Guillaume Piens and organised by France Conventions, the fair took advantage of its 25th anniversary to take a strong turn in terms of environmental commitment. In addition to highlighting [...]

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IN CONVERSATION WITH JOSEFINA NELIMARKKA

Clouds represent the focus of your artistic research. Why? For me, clouds expose the unknown. They are always in motion, constantly in a state of becoming. For some years now, I have been having conversations with climate scientists. Our discussions revealed that there are so many processes in the atmosphere which remain unknown. This idea [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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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