Impact Art News is a bilingual French-English newsletter and blog all about art and ecology. We select and share the best exhibitions and artistic projects related to ecology and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), speak to engaged artists and keep you up to date concerning major environmental issues, highlighting them in each issue through a interview.

Publication Manager and Chief Editor: Alice Audouin. Texts: Alice Audouin, Lisa Toubas, Marguerite Courtel (April-December 2018). Editor: Impact Art News (free transfer from Alice Audouin Consulting in 2019, without change of the editorial team).

ART AND ECO-DESIGN: THE FRENCH TOUCH

Categories: Eco-design|

All the indicators are in the red, whether they’re signaling climate, biodiversity or pollution. Marked by heatwaves, 2022 was the hottest year on record, providing undeniable proof that global warming is accelerating. Faced with these [...]

NEW YEAR, RENEWED ENERGY: GLOBAL SHOWS IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Categories: Exhibitions|

In 2022, the art world, seemingly fully recovered from the pandemic, was dominated, once again, by the issue of the climate crisis. In the context of an angry civil society, symbolized by Just Stop Oil’s [...]

IN CONVERSATION WITH HAROON MIRZA

Categories: Interview|

Haroon Mirza, a leading figure in contemporary art, was born in London in 1977, where he lives and works.  Alice Audouin: How and when did you start integrating solar energy in your work ?  Haroon [...]

FRIEZE – PARIS+: A TWO-SPEED ENVIRONNEMENTAL TRANSITION ?

Categories: Sustainable Art Market|

The new Paris+ fair by Art Basel represents a major change to the world of art fairs, and particularly the Parisian artistic landscape, signifying a qualitative leap compared to the city’s former art fair FIAC. [...]

EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: SYMBIOSIS AT WORK

Categories: Exhibitions|

After a scorching summer, October was the hottest month since records began back in 1945. These upheavals, which continue to increase and prematurely exceed irreversible thresholds, are also accelerating reflection and artistic creation. The idea [...]

IN CONVERSATION WITH KATIE PATERSON

Categories: Interview|

You're a pioneer of art in relation to the environment, commencing from when you were a student with the work Vatnajökull (the sound of) (2007). In this artwork, you connected a live telephone line to [...]

10 ARTISTS IN THE SPOTLIGHT IN FRANCE

Categories: Exhibitions|

After the summer break, artists committed to the environment take center stage. Here are 10 new solo exhibitions to be discovered..while waiting for the next issue with a detailed article on exhibitions in France! Mauro [...]

FALL 2022: ART WILL NOT COOL DOWN AFTER A SCORCHING HOT SUMMER

Categories: Exhibitions|

Summer is coming to an end and we will remember it for a long time as it marked a turning point for record-breaking temperatures everywhere on the planet. It was simply impossible to turn our [...]

IN CONVERSATION WITH YAO LU

Categories: Interview|

Yao Lu (姚璐), born in 1967 in Beijing, is a Beijing-based artist and Professor of Photography at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. Yao Lu creates landscapes from landfills and piles of litter, covering them [...]

SUMMER EXHIBITIONS IN FRANCE: THE ENVIRONMENT AT THE ZENITH

Categories: Other|

During the summer period, the environment shines at the heart of key large-scale exhibitions, led by lille3000 and the Palais de Tokyo. Alongside these two highlights, a number of exhibitions confirm the rooting of environmental [...]

ECO-DESIGNED ART FAIRS: RESULTS FROM ART PARIS 

Categories: Eco-design|

The Art Paris fair brought together 130 modern and contemporary art galleries from 7 to 10 April 2022 at the Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris. Directed by Guillaume Piens and organised by France Conventions, the fair [...]

IN CONVERSATION WITH JOSEFINA NELIMARKKA

Categories: Interview|

Clouds represent the focus of your artistic research. Why? For me, clouds expose the unknown. They are always in motion, constantly in a state of becoming. For some years now, I have been having conversations [...]