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Pandemic context: the health of contemporary art exhibition committed to the environmental situation

While the artistic activity of Autumn 2020 has been hampered, shaken up and weakened by the resurgence of the pandemic, contemporary art exhibitions on ecological issues are in rude health! Having explored a number of exhibitions in France (see our article, here), now we offer you an overview of some of the highlights and unusual [...]

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Conversation with the artist Lin May Saeed

Art of change 21 - How are you feeling and coping with the Coronavirus crisis? Lin May Saeed - I'm okay, but I think about it a lot. The feelings of powerlessness that go hand in hand with the restrictions of everyday life, which are obviously new to many, seem to contribute to radicalization. As [...]

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“Productive Landscapes”, by Nicolas Floc’h

Nicolas Floc'h travels the seas to index underwater landscapes. For this long-term project, called "Productive Landscapes", the artist has become an experienced navigator, professional diver, an expert in oceanography and much more. Since 2015, Floc'h has been revealing an invisible world by taking the underwater landscape as a subject, and breaking with the usual codes of [...]

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Bandjoun Station, by Barthélémy Toguo

Bandjoun Station, a long-term artistic, agricultural and political project, was initiated in 2005 in Bandjoun, Cameroon, by the contemporary artist Barthélémy Toguo. His mission? To develop education and access to art; promote organic farming and food self-sufficiency; exhibit traditional African and contemporary art "without a hierarchy of values"; and link age-old traditions with contemporary challenges. [...]

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Conversation with the artist Manish Nai

Art of Change 21 - How did you start using recycled materials in your work? Manish Nai - Collecting old stuff is my hobby and obsession. In my daily life I am overwhelmed by it! It is time for us to understand how and why we consume the way we do and face up to [...]

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Summer Quiz! How much do you know about Art & Environment?

For its July / August 2020 issue, Impact Art News invites you to play our Quiz to test your knowledge of contemporary art and the environment.  Ready? Here are 14 questions. More than 7 correct answers? You are already a connoisseur! More than 10 correct answers? Let us know! We want to work with experts [...]

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One SDG, one artist: Ren Ri

The Chinese contemporary artist Ren Ri bases his work on research. One living material in particular – bees – has captured his attention for some years now.  Bees use wax for various construction tasks in the hive, for instance, to repair and seal nests after larvae bees have hatched. The works by Ren Ri are [...]

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Interview of the artist Minerva Cuevas

Art of Change 21 - What is the purpose of your first solo exhibition ‘Disidencia’, which just opened at the Mishkin Gallery, at Baruch College in New York?   Minerva Cuevas - The show presents eight videos. Curated by Alaina Feldman, it is running at a time when the debate over ecological questions is intensifying [...]

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Multipurpose materials

In November 2018, Dubai inaugurated the Jameel Arts Center, one of its first contemporary art institutions. Since then, this centre has regularly hosted projects and exhibitions. Yet Second Hand is the first group exhibition. It seeks to explore the materiality of the work of art through a series of sculptures, installations, assemblages, drawings, photographs, paintings, and performances. Eighteen artists [...]

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Istanbulites out to conquer the ‘Seventh Continent’

Is it possible to extract from the ‘Seventh Continent’, this cluster of floating plastic waste covering almost 3.4 million square kilometres in the North Pacific, fertile territory for contemporary creation? This is the challenge taken up by Nicolas Bourriaud, curator of the 16th Istanbul Biennial that is hosting together Tersane Istanbul, the Pera Museum, and [...]

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