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Forensic Architecture investigates two ecocides

Up to 22 September 2019, Ujazdowski Castle - Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw, Poland, is hosting in parallel two exhibitions on the Anthropocene – "Human-Free Earth" and "Centre for Contemporary Nature’" curated by Jaroslaw Lubiak and Michal Grzegorzek. Through works by the likes of Swiss video artist Ursula Biemann, "Human-Free Earth" illustrates how art [...]


“Desert: raising awareness “in the middle of nowhere”

For its 4th year, ‘DESERT X’, the ‘Desert Biennial’, brings together the best international artists in the Coachella Valley. DESERT X wants to be a place for people to meet and exchange, where art creates a new perspective on this valley and its social, economic and environmental challenges. The desert is an ideal meeting place for [...]


The end of the world, really?

Up to 30 November 2019, the Cisternerne Museum in Copenhagen is hosting SUPERFLEX and its personal exhibition ‘It Is Not The End Of The World’: an opportunity for the Danish collective to fly in the face of collapsology, which considers the ecological crisis as the final point for humanity. These artists, who consistently pay tribute [...]


The Earth – sliced, chopped of hacked?

Presented at the ShanghART Singapore Gallery up to 23 June 2019, the installation ‘Trying to Remember a Tree (iii) - The world will surely collapse’, by Robert Zhao Renhui, was triggered by a seemingly commonplace event: a tree collapsed near his home and was cut up by the authorities prior to removal. Exhibited on a [...]


Interview with the artist Marcus Coates

Art of change 21 - The name of your upcoming exhibition at MacGarry Gallery is ‘Near Life Experience’, what is it about?  Marcus Coates - For so many of us, particularly in urban areas, our contact with and awareness of non human animals is increasingly limited. It is this presence of the 'beyond human world' [...]


“The sound of the wind in the trees” by Chris Jordan

In the heart of central Europe in the land formerly known as Bohemia, lies a region of  iconically beautiful and fragile forest: the ancient Šumava (“The sound of wind in the trees”). The slender conifers that populate this region, in addition to being commercially harvested, are under massive assault by bark beetles, which invade and [...]

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Russia, new empire of the ecological awareness

Russia was not expected to be the most mobilized country on the environment. And yet, in 2019, the country will be the protagonist of a major exhibition at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, addressing the theme of the ecological crisis, by calling together visual arts, science, technology and activism. "The Coming Wolrd: [...]


Italy: design and “broken nature”

Milan will host next month the XXII edition of the "Triennale de Design" on the theme: "Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival". Behind the optimism of a resilient design capable of repairing environmental damage, is projected a tragic dimension, making the assumption of extinction of species, including human. The curator Paola Antonelli brings in [...]


“Listening to the whispers and warnings the nature”: the disalienation at the heart of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Created in 2010, the Biennial of Kochi-Muziris (main city of Kerala, India) has constantly reflected the will of its habitants to build the foundations of a new society that wants to be more free, inclusive and democratic. This event presents itself as a major project where artistic creation proposes to reinvent the world in which [...]


On the side of art galleries: a planet fighting for its survival

Brussels, Luxembourg and Paris convoke at the beginning of the year three exhibitions questioning our relationship with nature and species. Maarten Vanden Eynde, as part of her exhibition Half Earth at the Meessen De Clercq Gallery (Brussels), pragmatically orchestrates a new organization of our planet inspired by biologist E.O Wilson dividing humans on one side [...]