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).

VENICE BIENNALE 2022: THE POWER OF DREAMS

Categories: Exhibitions|

The 2022 Venice Biennale (April 23 – November 27) bears witness to a shift in our era, both in the eyes of its curator Cecilia Alemani and in the proposals of the various international pavilions [...]

IN CONVERSATION WITH TUE GREENFORT

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In your personal exhibition here in Venice, "Medusa Alga Laguna", you show a particular interest in the jellyfish and algae of the lagoon ecosystem. Sargassum algae is an invasive species that arrived recently here in [...]

ARTS SPONSORSHIP: ETHICS AND CLIMATE CONVERGE

Categories: Sustainable Art Market|

The current sanctions against the Russian oligarchs are rekindling the debate between art, ethics and the “carbon world”. The controversy over these links already emerged more than a decade ago through the actions of Liberate [...]

ITS SINK OR SWIM FOR THE ARTWORLD

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Like the jellyfish and algae proliferating in the Venetian lagoon underneath this year’s Biennale (read our article on the 2022 Venice Biennale here), the number of exhibitions on environmental issues, more thankfully, continues to grow. [...]

Twenty exhibitions in France seek out a new equilibrium in the living world

Categories: Exhibitions|

The year 2022 promises to be an excellent year in France for art news relating to ecology and the environment, as highlighted in this first overview of the exhibitions over the coming months. Not just [...]

The Third Paradise by Michelangelo Pistoletto

Categories: One SDG, one project|

Terzo Paradiso (Third Paradise) is a long-term artistic and philosophical project by the Italian artist Michelangelo Pistoletto, famously a founding father of the Arte Povera movement. Launched in 2003 around a founding vision and represented [...]

After the galleries, it’s time for the artists!

Categories: Other|

Artists Commit is the new branch of Galleries Commit, the initiative launched in New York by galleries committed to the fight against global warming (less known in Europe than its English cousin, the Gallery Climate [...]

Conversation with Recycle Group (Andrey Blokhin + Georgy Kuznetsov)

Categories: Interview|

The name of your duo, Recycle Group, refers to the environment. It is very pioneering, did you intend from the start to address environmental issues? Our name is that of our first exhibition, Recycle , [...]

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

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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

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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 [...]