About Elise

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Elise has created 65 blog entries.

Be Dammed, by Carolina Caycedo

In Indigenous cosmogonies of the Americas, all bodies of waters are connected. Rivers are the veins of the planet, their waters combine communities and ecosystems. Reviving this systemic relationship, changing our relationship with water from a exploitable resource to a living entity and common good to be collectively managed, lies at the heart of Be Dammed, the [...]

One SDG, one project|

Interview of the artist Janet Laurence

Art of Change 21 - What is news with you? Janet Laurence - I am observing the fast falling avalanche of disasters being actioned by man upon the planet on top of accelerating climate change. This creates a sense of urgency and I see vividly the importance of acting through my art. I am working with [...]

Interview|

The future of humanity in technology’s hands

With Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow, Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum plunges us into a near future where breakthrough technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and biotechnology have modified not only science, architecture, and agriculture, but humans and life itself, too! The exhibition invites visitors into vast laboratory containing around 100 works and projects outlining the [...]

Exhibition|

So far, so good?

As part of the Némo Biennial of Digital Arts, up to 26 January 2020 the CENTQUATRE-PARIS is hosting the exhibition Jusqu'ici tout va bien ? (So far, so good?) Its commissioners Gilles Alvarez and José-Manuel Gonçalvès invite visitors to take leap back in time: what if robots and other forms of artificial intelligence (AI) designed by humans were to survive the [...]

Exhibition|

“Towards No Earthly Pole”, by Julian Charrière

Back home for his new exhibition Towards No Earthly Pole, showing at the Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI Lugano) in Switzerland, Julian Charrière is presenting a series of art works bearing witness to extreme environments. MASI is the first museum to present the artist's latest video project (which gives its name to the exhibition), which began in 2017, tracing [...]

Exhibition|

Formafantasma: Cambio at Serpentine’s

London’s iconic Serpentine Galleries will host Formafantasma Studio from 4 March to 17 May 2020. The Amsterdam-based, Italian design duo will combine design, contemporary art and scientific research to question the role of design in raising public awareness of environmental issues – and more specifically, issues arising from the production and exploitation of forests and timber. Bear in mind [...]

Exhibition|

Climavore, by Cooking Sections

A finalist in the Ephemeral Parliament – Visible Award 2019, initiated by Cittadellarte  - Fondazione Pistoletto in partnership with Fondazione Zegna and supported by Lafayette Anticipations, the Climavore project conceived by Cooking Sections, by the artists Daniel Fernández Pascual and Alon Schwabe, poses the question ‘how to feed oneself in times of climate change?’ The London duo suggests a [...]

One SDG, one project|

Interview of the artist Mark Dion

Art of Change 21 - What projects are you currently working on? Mark Dion - I’m always juggling a dozen or so projects at any given time. Some are close to completion and others are years off! I’m constantly developing new ideas and working with new institutions. Unlike some of my peers from my generation I am [...]

Interview|

Otobong Nkanga at the crossroads

The Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is hosting Otobong Nkanga up to 23 February 2020 with her solo exhibition Acts at the Crossroads. Otobong Nkanga stands at the crossroads of science, art, ecology, and anthropology. Revealing systemic fields, Nkanga describes Earth as an extension of the physical human body, and so through analogy leads the public to greater environmental [...]

Exhibition|

Contemporary archeology according to Rayyane Tabet

Through a set of sculptures, found objects, and installations, the Lebanese artist Rayyane Tabet unveils his first major solo exhibition in the U.K. Showing at the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, this selection of eight works on the theme of the fragment and memory, is a kind of contemporary archaeology combining personal narrative and collective experience. The artwork Steel [...]

Exhibition|