Dolomiti Contemporanee by Gianluca D’Inca Levis

Founded in 2011 by Gianluca D'incà Levis, the living art laboratory of the Dolomiti Contemporanee landscape - located in the Dolomites region in Veneto - aims to regenerate the heritage of the Italian mountains. This organization develops a program combining art, culture and research, as well as cultural resilience. Its projects focus on healing natural [...]

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“Learning from Ice”, by Susan Schuppli

Since 2016, the UK-based researcher and artist Susan Schuppli has been dedicated to an ongoing, multi-year research project entitled “Learning from Ice”, which explores the politics of cold and focuses on the Cryosphere. Throughout this project, the aim of “Learning from Ice” has been to develop a wider knowledge around ice including ice core science, [...]

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“Archiving Eden” by Dornith Doherty

For twelve years the American artist Dornith Doherty has been leading a project on the preservation and conservation of plant seeds: “Archiving Eden”. Doherty explores "seed banks" also known as "grain libraries" dedicated to conserving, protecting, and analyzing plant seeds from many species. By studying the evolution of these new types of plant granaries over [...]

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“Productive Landscapes”, by Nicolas Floc’h

Nicolas Floc'h travels the seas to index underwater landscapes. For this long-term project, called "Productive Landscapes", the artist has become an experienced navigator, professional diver, an expert in oceanography and much more. Since 2015, Floc'h has been revealing an invisible world by taking the underwater landscape as a subject, and breaking with the usual codes of [...]

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Bandjoun Station, by Barthélémy Toguo

Bandjoun Station, a long-term artistic, agricultural and political project, was initiated in 2005 in Bandjoun, Cameroon, by the contemporary artist Barthélémy Toguo. His mission? To develop education and access to art; promote organic farming and food self-sufficiency; exhibit traditional African and contemporary art "without a hierarchy of values"; and link age-old traditions with contemporary challenges. [...]

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Places of the unexplored by Jakob Kudsk Steensen

Danish artist Jakob Kudsk Steensen is interested in how technology and ecology can work together. Accustomed to reviving extinct landscapes and ecosystems using technology tools and virtual reality (3D animations, sound and immersive installations), the artist is currently working on his latest project 'Places of the unexplored'. This involves documenting life forms in salt marshes shaped by crystallisation, [...]

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The Institute of Critical Zoologists (ICZ), by Robert Zhao Renhui

At first sight it appears to be a serious institute bringing zoologists together. But a closer look reveals a few peculiarities. First, its founder, Robert Zhao Renhui, is an artist. Then, the focus of his studies is strange: “Everything that tends to be ignored in zoological research”. Founded in 2008, this institute uses experimentation, creativity and [...]

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Extinct in the Wild, by Michael Wang

New York-based artist and architect Michael Wang is not only one of the most interesting artists of our times, but he is also an outstanding expert on the IUCN Red List! His ongoing project, Extinct in the Wild, brings together flora and fauna that are no longer found naturally, but are cultivated and continue to flourish exclusively in [...]

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Mask Crusaders by Camille Henrot, Shabd Simon-Alexander and others

SPECIAL COVID-19 Mask Crusaders is an efficient and generous project co-created by Camille Henrot, Shabd Simon-Alexander, Julia Weist and JoJo Li along with other artists and medical professionals. Its objective is to provide frontline workers (as caregivers) with protective gear as quickly as possible. The appeal is clear and simple: ‘Artists, institutions, workshops, and operatives – your extra masks, gloves [...]

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Maskbook by Wen Fang and Art of Change 21

SPECIAL COVID-19 Since 2015, the Chinese artist Wen Fang and the association Art of Change 21* have been mobilizing the creativity of artists and citizens on the link between health and the environment, with the Maskbook project which they co-created together and which uses the protective mask as its symbol. The project has already mobilized thousands of citizens from more [...]

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