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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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Eliasson’s return to Modern Tate

An adept of unforgettable experiences, Olafur Eliasson reconnects with his London audience, still dazzled by his Weather Project. For his return to the Tate Modern in London (in partnership with Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum), the artist has chosen to exhibit scholarly and sensory works never shown before, which are inspired by natural phenomena and question our relationship [...]

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Continuous Refle(a)ction

Since May 28, the Riverside Museum of Art in Beijing has been combining contemporary art and sustainable development with the exhibition Continuous Refle(a)ction (Reflection + Reaction). In this show, which focuses on current environmental protection issues, 34 artists from 18 countries were invited to create an ‘ecological space’ in situ. Among them, the great Chinese artists Yin Xiuzhen and [...]

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Paolo Cirio – Systems of Systems

A new solo exhibition by Paolo Cirio – Systems of Systems – is running up to 26 July 2019 at Gallery Giorgio Persano, in Turin. It seeks to use art to analyse information technologies, interpret their power, and expose the vulnerability of our societies governed by algorithms and networks. Cirio draws from the information theories [...]

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Julian Charrière – All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere

The artist whose extreme landscapes (radioactive or uninhabitable lands, unusual aquatic phenomena) are his favourite playground, is setting out to conquer new territory: that of the Museum of Modern Art in Bologna. Through photographs, videos and installations, the exhibition All We Ever Wanted Was Everything and Everywhere, running from 9 June to 8 September 2019, [...]

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Beating wings – Insects in Contemporary Art

The rapid rate of insect decline is alerting us to the state of health of our planet. It also offers contemporary art an opportunity to bring a new perspective on these miniature creatures and finally defuse the fear and dislike they arouse. The climate emergency is already reversing the image of insects in our collective [...]

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