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 of international [...]

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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 bienniales 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 countries? This world [...]

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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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When will we emerge from the Penumbral Age?

With its new exhibition The Penumbral Age, Art in the Time of Planetary Change, the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw explores fifty years of creativity during the "shadow age", our current-day era marked by the advancing ecological crisis. What solutions to the irreversible? Can new forms of empathy emerge from chaos? Renowned figures in the fields [...]

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Immersion in a planetary consciousness with Olafur Eliasson

After the Modern Tate in London, Olafur Eliasson left for Switzerland and Spain with two new solo exhibitions: Symbiotic seeing, which showed at the Kunsthaus in Zurich until 22 March and In real life, running at the Guggenheim in Bilbao up to the 21 June. The artist ambassador of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) plunges visitors into immersive [...]

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Tomorrow, what forms of life on Earth?

Heike Munder, director of the Migros Museum in Zurich, Switzerland and Suad Garayeva-Maleki, director of the YARAT Contemporary Art Space in Baku, Azerbaijan, are the two curators of a two-part exhibition devoted to environmental issues. Starting with a critical analysis of the linear and productivist approach adopted by humans to exploit nature, the first part [...]

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Towards a new era with Tomás Saraceno

Argentinian artist Tomás Saraceno, whose research in response to the ecological crisis regularly shakes up the art world, needs no introduction. Exhibiting in Italy at Palazzo Strozzi since 22 February, as part of his solo exhibition Aria, Saraceno places Man no longer at the centre of the world but as part of a universe where each component interacts in [...]

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