Impact Art News is a monthly French-English bilingual blog and newsletter on contemporary art and the environment.
    Since April 2018, Impact Art News has selected, questioned and supported artists, exhibitions and projects related to ecology and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

    Publishing director and editor-in-chief: Alice Audouin
    Written by: Alice Audouin, Pauline Lisowski, Stefano Vendramin
    Publisher: Art of Change 21, since January 2020
    Former editor, from April 2018 to December 2019: Alice Audouin Consulting
    Thank you to those who contributed to the letter Marie Leprêtre (September – December 2020), Lisa Toubas (January 2019 – June 2020), Marguerite Courtel (April – December 2018).

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    COP26 Falters, Art Restarts 

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    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 [...]

    Salmon School by Joseph Rossano

    Categories: One SDG, one project|

    Designed and led by the glass artist, naturalist and environmentalist Joseph Rossano, from Washington State (USA), “Salmon School'' is a project of wild salmon conservation as well as an artistic initiative. The project focuses on [...]

    In conversation with the artist Yin Xiuzhen

    Categories: Interview|

    Your work raises awareness of the effects of globalization, including its consequences on the environment and urbanization. How did these issues appear in your work? In the 1990s, the end of the Cold War moved [...]

    Art of Change 21: artistic programme at COP26 with John Gerrard and Lucy Orta

    Categories: Other|

    Art of Change 21 (the editor of Impact Art News) will defend the major role of artists in the ecological transition, mobilise young people, and create a dialogue between art, innovation and climate during the [...]

    In conversation with the artist Margo Trushina

    Categories: Interview|

    What role do environmental issues play in your work? Current challenges - such as the melting glaciers, the extinction of plant species, the mutation of animals or pandemics, and how humanity is called to coexist [...]

    Land, agriculture and organic elements at the heart of artistic practices

    Categories: Other|

    Exhibitions over the summer took us on a journey across the seas and oceans, to discover the mysteries of water, from La Mer Imaginaire (The Imaginary Sea) at the Fondation Carmignac in Porquerolles to the [...]

    In conversation with the artist Julian Charrière

    Categories: Interview|

    How did environmental issues appear in your work? Was there a light-bulb moment, an influence? There was no light-bulb moment. It happened very naturally. Very early on, I became interested in our relationship to space, [...]

    Biocenosis21: success at the IUCN Congress

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    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 [...]

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

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    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 [...]

    Biocenosis21 exhibition at the World Conservation Congress of IUCN

    Categories: Other|

    Biocenosis21 is an international exhibition of contemporary art on the theme of biodiversity, organized by Art of Change 21 within the IUCN World Conservation Congress and at La Traverse, next September in Marseille. Curated by [...]

    In France, the summer season is focusing on the environment

    Categories: Other|

    This summer in France, ecology is proving to be significant in exhibitions, artistic programs outside of museum walls, as well as in heritage and the countryside. The artists respond to the thoughts of philosophers working [...]

    In conversation with the artist Tamara Haddad

    Categories: Interview|

    When did the environment first become a theme in your work? Living in Beirut, I started to smell pollution in the 2000s on the way to Fine Arts school every day. I felt that the [...]