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

    Editorial team: Alice Audouin, Aloïs Loizeau, Juliette Soulez, Lucia Longhi, Pauline Lisowski, Stefano Vendramin
    Newsletter management and online publication: Pauline Lisowski, Aloïs Loizeau, Elisabeth Mbeng
    Translators: Juliette Soulez, Stefano Vendramin, Eva Radek
    Publisher: Art of Change 21
    Director of Publication: Alice Audouin
    Former editor from April 2018 to December 2019 : Alice Audouin Consulting

    Thank you to those who contributed to the letter Oscar Bardet (January – December 2023), Hélène Geber (January 2021 – September 2023), Marie Leprêtre (September – December 2020), Lisa Toubas (January 2019 – June 2020), Marguerite Courtel (April – December 2018).

    Art of Change 21 warmly thanks Maison Guerlain for its support.

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    IN CONVERSATION WITH HALEY MELLIN

    Categories: Interview|

    Artist Haley Mellin currently lives in Union City, New Jersey. Her predominant mediums are drawing and painting. She is the founder of the land conservation initiative Art into Acres. Tell us about your new exhibition [...]

    FROM AIRPLANE TO SAILBOAT: ARTIST XAVIER VEILHAN’S SUSTAINABLE SHIPPING EXPERIMENT

    Categories: Exhibitions, Sustainable Art Trends|

    The French artist Xavier Veilhan joins the circle of globally-renowned artists, such as Antony Gormley, Olafur Eliasson and Tomas Saraceno, acting against global warming and actively looking for alternatives to airplane transportation, the biggest source [...]

    15 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    In a world increasingly aware of its environmental responsibilities, art has become a powerful means of conveying messages about biodiversity, global warming and environmental concerns of our time. Many exhibitions feature contemporary artists who are harnessing [...]

    VENICE BIENNALE 2024: TOWARDS A SHARED HUMANITY

    Categories: Exhibitions, Sustainable Art Trends|

    The 60th edition of the Venice Biennale, under the curatorial direction of Adriano Pedrosa and centred around the theme "Foreigners Everywhere", which opened April 20th, seeks to address the oversights and inequalities carried by a [...]

    SAUDI ARABIA: A NEW OASIS FOR CONTEMPORARY ART IN THE MIDDLE EAST?

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    As the largest country in the Middle East with a population of 35 million, Saudi Arabia has accelerated its investment in contemporary art throughout Riyad's JAX district to the AlUla oasis. Currently underway, the Diriyah [...]

    16 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS NOT TO BE MISSED

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    Heading into 2024, we are witnessing an increased focus on environmental issues in contemporary art biennials and exhibitions. Interconnections with other lifeforms, impacts of climate change, eco-feminism as well as bio-sourced materials are all aspects addressed by artists. The [...]

    ART & ENVIRONMENT 2024: 17 ARTISTS FORECAST CHANGES AHEAD

    Categories: Other, Sustainable Art Trends|

    Contemporary artists are at the forefront when it comes to monitoring and interpreting the signals of our times, constantly delving into their creative energies. For its first edition of 2024, Impact Art News interviewed 17 [...]

    IN CONVERSATION WITH SUPERFLEX

    Categories: Interview|

    Founded in 1993, Danish artist group SUPERFLEX live and work in Copenhagen. In this interview, co-founder Jakob Fenger explains how SUPERFLEX's art transcends traditional boundaries and even exploits humour to spark change and inspire a [...]

    AT COP28, ART CONFRONTS CLIMATE

    Categories: Exhibitions|

    On November 30, COP28 opened, the most important gathering in the world on climate change. The same day, Alserkal Avenue, one of Dubai's principal art centres, unveiled “Melting Point”, an exhibition prepared for COP28 by [...]

    EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: GALLERIES REINFORCE THEIR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGAGEMENT

    Categories: Other|

    The winter exhibition season in France is a precious opportunity to apprehend the ecological upheavals underway, and to discover how artists are increasingly engaging with subjects related to the environment and nature. While cultural institutions [...]

    IN CONVERSATION WITH TOMÀS SARACENO

    Categories: Interview|

    Tomás Saraceno was born in Argentina in 1972. Head of an independent laboratory of artistic and scientific experimentation, the artist talks to us about his projects and his environmental commitments. With a research department devoted [...]

    INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS: ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES IN DIALOGUE

    Categories: Other|

    The end of 2023 is marked by an increasing intertwining of social and environmental themes. In Latin America, the very first Amazon Biennial, the São Paulo Biennial, and the MASP highlight indigenous artists intrinsically connected [...]