Los Almendros De Ibiza by Sophie Stinglhamber

Los Almendros De Ibiza is a project on the repercussions of the ecological crisis on the island of Ibiza, and its almond trees in particular. On Ibiza, almond trees are dying – ebecause of are extremely old, of global warming, but above all indifference, but also from global warming, and above all from indifference. This project [...]

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Kaki Tree Project, by Tatsuo Miyajima

From the only persimmon that survived the atomic bomb attack that devastated Nagasaki in 1945, the arborist Masayuki Ebinuma collected seeds in order to plant them. He also distributed several young shoots, as symbols of peace, to children who visited the city.  In 1995, the artist Tatsuo Miyajima presented several young trees from these plantations as part of an [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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“Deep sea minding” by Superflex

The Deep Sea Minding project, by the artist collective Superflex, merges scientific and artistic research to understand the marine world and anticipate how it might evolve in this age of global warming. Having first explored the waters of the South Pacific, Superflex is now setting out for Papua New Guinea. For the latest phase of this socially engaged [...]

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Otobong Nkanga, Landversation

Organising conversations about relationships with the land around a table that gathers objects created during the talking – the artist Otobong Nkanga came up with this bright idea for the 2014 São Paulo Art Biennial, which has since come to China, the Lebanon, and soon to Bangladesh. For its first edition in Brazil, Nkanga created an unprecedented [...]

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One SDG, one artist: Ren Ri

The Chinese contemporary artist Ren Ri bases his work on research. One living material in particular – bees – has captured his attention for some years now.  Bees use wax for various construction tasks in the hive, for instance, to repair and seal nests after larvae bees have hatched. The works by Ren Ri are [...]

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“RÉEDUCATION” by Ivana Adaime Makac

One of the oldest examples of human dominance over animals dates back 5,000 years: sericulture, the domestication of silkworms to serve the silk industry and trade. This worm was thus transformed and distorted (hypertrophy of the belly to produce more, preventing it from flying), becoming totally dependent on humans. The Rehabilitation project, by artist Ivana Adaime Makac, seeks [...]

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Edward Burtynsky : anthropocene project

The term "Anthropocene" is now on everyone's lips. If a question of permanently marking our presence and superiority, it is done thing. Yet since we cannot possibly backtrack, what solutions remain? Photographer Edward Burtynsky, directors Nicholas de Pencier and Jennifer Baichwal have come together through the Anthropocene project to explore this question through films, documentaries, [...]

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“The sound of the wind in the trees” by Chris Jordan

In the heart of central Europe in the land formerly known as Bohemia, lies a region of  iconically beautiful and fragile forest: the ancient Šumava (“The sound of wind in the trees”). The slender conifers that populate this region, in addition to being commercially harvested, are under massive assault by bark beetles, which invade and [...]

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