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, Faustine Dehan, Philippe Osset
    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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    Interview of the artist Suzanne Husky

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    Art of Change 21 - What’s new with you?   Suzanne Husky - There’s plenty! I’m going to work with Beaux-Arts de Montpellier art school and study for a Master’s in food and biodiversity, focusing on [...]

    Towards a new era with Tomás Saraceno

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    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 [...]

    ‘Cruelty Free’ art

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    Showing at the Clark Art Institute from 27 June to 12 October  2020, this is the first solo exhibition of Lin May Saeed’s work in the US.s Animal rights, a theme central to the ouput of this German [...]

    Humans – non-humans: for a new story

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    Conceiving and experiencing emotion, intelligence, and subjectivity beyond the human sphere is vital for building a new culture that no longer objectifies nature. The international exhibition Feel nature from the inside at the Moderna Museet in Malmö, Sweden, is [...]

    Kaki Tree Project, by Tatsuo Miyajima

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    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 [...]

    Interview of the artist Thijs Biersteker

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    Art of Change 21 – What’s new with you? Thijs Biersteker – Right now, there’s so much going on! I’ve just finished two group shows – Nous les arbres (Trees) at Fondation Cartier, where my outdoor [...]

    A new kind of weather forecast

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    What will the weather be like tomorrow? This is the question answered by a new kind of weather forecast imagined by four artists: Janne Nabb & Maria Teeri (Finland), Ane Graff (Norway), and Ingela Ihrman [...]

    “Conversing with Leaves”, by Uriel Orlow

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    By making trees and plants witnesses of the great moments in the history of humanity, Uriel Orlow invites visitors to consider them as both narrators and protagonists of the events that mark our lives. Colonialism, apartheid, migration [...]

    Paris, the new capital of art and ecology?

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    With Le vent se lève (The wind gets up), the MAC-VAL museum will highlight those of its acquisitions that question the relations between humanity and Mother Earth. Fondation EDF will also open Courants verts, Créer pour l’environnement (Green currents, creating [...]

    Be Dammed, by Carolina Caycedo

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    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 [...]

    Interview of the artist Janet Laurence

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    Art of Change 21 - What is news with you? Janet Laurence - I am observing the fast falling avalanche of disasters being actioned by man upon the planet on top of accelerating climate change. [...]

    The future of humanity in technology’s hands

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    With Future and the Arts: AI, Robotics, Cities, Life – How Humanity Will Live Tomorrow, Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum plunges us into a near future where breakthrough technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and biotechnology have modified not only science, architecture, and agriculture, but [...]