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IN CONVERSATION WITH HALEY MELLIN

Artist Haley Mellin currently lives in Union City, New Jersey. Her predominant mediums are drawing and painting. She is the founder of the land conservation initiative Art into Acres. Tell us about your new exhibition Biodiversity and Betadiversity at Dittrich & Schlechtriem Gallery in Berlin. The exhibition presents my new paintings and drawings, a result [...]

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FROM AIRPLANE TO SAILBOAT: ARTIST XAVIER VEILHAN’S SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING EXPERIMENT

The French artist Xavier Veilhan joins the circle of globally-renowned artists, such as Antony Gormley, Olafur Eliasson and Tomas Saraceno, acting against global warming and actively looking for alternatives to airplane transportation, the biggest source of carbon emissions in the art sector. At a time when the climate crisis is worsening, the Parisian artist Xavier [...]

VENICE BIENNALE 2024: TOWARDS A SHARED HUMANITY

The 60th edition of the Venice Biennale, under the curatorial direction of Adriano Pedrosa and centred around the theme "Foreigners Everywhere", which opened April 20th, seeks to address the oversights and inequalities carried by a Western and colonialist art history, advocating for a greater diversity of perspectives and cultures. The innumerable national pavilions and satellite [...]

15 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED

In a world increasingly aware of its environmental responsibilities, art has become a powerful means of conveying messages about biodiversity, global warming and environmental concerns of our time. Many exhibitions feature contemporary artists who are harnessing their creativity to inspire a deeper connection with nature. Our editorial team has selected 15 exhibitions that explore the intricate [...]

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16 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED

Heading into 2024, we are witnessing an increased focus on environmental issues in contemporary art biennials and exhibitions. Interconnections with other lifeforms, impacts of climate change, eco-feminism as well as bio-sourced materials are all aspects addressed by artists. The Impact Art News editorial team has selected 16 exhibitions from around the world, reflecting the diversity of actors involved - [...]

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SAUDI ARABIA: A NEW OASIS FOR CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

As the largest country in the Middle East with a population of 35 million, Saudi Arabia has accelerated its investment in contemporary art throughout Riyad's JAX district to the AlUla oasis. Currently underway, the Diriyah Biennale of Contemporary Art and the AlUla Arts Festival bear witness to this momentum. Although eco-design practices remain less developed [...]

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EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: GALLERIES REINFORCE THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT

The winter exhibition season in France is a precious opportunity to apprehend the ecological upheavals underway, and to discover how artists are increasingly engaging with subjects related to the environment and nature. While cultural institutions question their practices, including the Museum of Modern Art, Paris with its programme “Décroître est un moment de création” (‘Degrowth [...]

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IN CONVERSATION WITH TOMÀS SARACENO

Tomás Saraceno was born in Argentina in 1972. Head of an independent laboratory of artistic and scientific experimentation, the artist talks to us about his projects and his environmental commitments. With a research department devoted entirely to the "Arachnophilia"* project, the Studio Tomás Saraceno pulls us into the world of spiders and their webs, probing [...]

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EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: A PHYTO-SENSITIVE SUMMER

In France this summer, arts programming offers a plentiful encounter with artists, designers, and photographers alerted to the issues of global warming and our relationship to the living world, including a proliferation of scientific collaborations, and on-site experiences. A truly multi-disciplinary approach can be seen to be developing in exhibition production, with a greater consideration [...]

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INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES IN DIALOGUE

The end of 2023 is marked by an increasing intertwining of social and environmental themes. In Latin America, the very first Amazon Biennial, the São Paulo Biennial, and the MASP highlight indigenous artists intrinsically connected to the environment and biodiversity. These indigenous experiences also enrich a broader eco-feminist movement with a significant audience, particularly at [...]

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