Interview of the artist Agnieszka Kurant

Art of Change 21 - What’s new with you? Agnieska Kurant - This month I was awarded the Frontier Art Prize – an annual $100,000 award established in 2017 by the World Frontiers Forum and the VIA Art Fund. My works – entitled The Seventh Continent and centered on questions around the Anthropocene – are currently on view at [...]

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Interview of the artist Lionel Sabatté

Art of Change 21 - How did your relationship with the environment build up? Lionel Sabatté - It started with my desire to represent the structure of society. The subway dust I used at the beginning, for instance, to create my Pack of Wolves in 2011, first symbolises the fact we are all interconnected. It [...]

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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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Interview of the artist Brandon Ballengée, artists, biologist, and environmental activist

Art of change 21 - What is new with you ?  Brandon Ballengée - The Atelier de la Nature project is still new and ongoing. Three years ago we began to transform heavily farmed land in rural Louisiana into a nature reserve and eco-campus. By sculpting the lands with specialized native species, and are working to [...]

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Interview with the artist Maarten Vanden Eynde

Art of change 21 - Your news?   Maarten Vanden Eynde - I have just finished a solo show in Meessen De Clercq gallery, Brussels, called Half Earth. It presents eight  new works dealing with nuclear culture, material scarcity, biodiversity, and the possible end of Homo Sapiens Sapiens!  I’m working on a long research project called [...]

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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' [...]

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Interview with the artist Bo Zheng

Art of change 21 - You have your first solo exhibition in Italy in the Living Art Park of Turino, named Weed Parti III, What does it show? What impact your work have? Bo Zheng - The central part of the exhibition at PAV is a weeds garden realized with the kind support of PAV [...]

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Interview with the artist Serge Attukwei Clottey

Art of Change 21 - What brought you to work on plastic pollution and environmental issues? Serge Attukwei Clottey - I grew up in Labadi, Accra, next to a lagoon separating my hometown from the next one. These past few years, a conflict between these two towns about who owned the lagoon began. Labadi won, [...]

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