VENICE BIENNALE 2022: THE POWER OF DREAMS

The 2022 Venice Biennale (April 23 – November 27) bears witness to a shift in our era, both in the eyes of its curator Cecilia Alemani and in the proposals of the various international pavilions and collateral exhibitions. This edition, with the eloquent title “The Milk of Dreams”, inspired by the title of a book [...]

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ITS SINK OR SWIM FOR THE ARTWORLD

Like the jellyfish and algae proliferating in the Venetian lagoon underneath this year’s Biennale (read our article on the 2022 Venice Biennale here), the number of exhibitions on environmental issues, more thankfully, continues to grow. In particular, water and marine ecosystems are the subject of numerous new biennales, shows, and art spaces. Back on land, [...]

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Twenty exhibitions in France seek out a new equilibrium in the living world

The year 2022 promises to be an excellent year in France for art news relating to ecology and the environment, as highlighted in this first overview of the exhibitions over the coming months. Not just in Paris, but all around France, more than twenty exhibitions can attest to a less egocentric vision of humankind relative [...]

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COP26 Falters, Art Restarts 

2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the famous 1972 Meadows report: “Limits to growth”. Given that the limits in the report have already been surpassed while business continues “as normal”, highlighted by the relative failure of the COP26 last November, the current international exhibitions and biennales are pushing the “reset” button.  The M Leuven museum [...]

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Biocenosis21: success at the IUCN Congress

From September 3 to 11, the Art of Change 21 association (publisher of Impact Art News) presented Biocenosis21 , a contemporary art exhibition on the theme of biodiversity, at the IUCN World Conservation Congress. After Korea and the United States, it was France's turn to host this quadrennial congress in Marseille, which brings together thousands [...]

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An artistic fall season that reveals an increased interest in ecological issues

Environmental themes are increasingly present in the artistic field, both in the context of biennial e s and of group and solo shows. Might the greater dynamism of Berlin, Copenhagen, Montreal or Moscow on these topics be explained by their geographical position , since global warming is more advanced and more visible in the Northern [...]

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Art in the open air

Despite a troubled period which placed many exhibitions under threat, a wind of optimism is now blowing with the arrival of spring, with exhibitions and artistic tours taking place in the open air. Art takes over public spaces, nature enters museums; the boundaries between interior and exterior are dissipating, changing the relationship between art and [...]

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Taiwan Biennial, “Subzoology”

From the 17th of October 2020 until the 28th of February 2021, the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts is presenting its seventh edition of the contemporary art biennial, curated by the artist Jui-Chung Yao (姚瑞中) and entitled “Subzoology”. By examining the Buddhist belief of reincarnation, where the non-physical essence of human beings begins new [...]

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The environment becomes the cynosure for the international art scene

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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The Autumn artistic season is green

From Paris to Marseille, the arts return after the summer break under the sign of the Anthropocene, like a mirror image of COVID-19, a symptom of an annexed wild world, heat waves, droughts and fires that are accelerating in the world. The month of September in Paris offers a real crossover of exhibitions placing great [...]

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