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).

Anthropocene composters

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The current confrontation of two opposing temporalities, that of humans, linear, and that of Gaia, circular, poses unprecedented arbitrations in the history of humanity. In this unequal game, the "Western way of life" continues to [...]

Anthropologists of the Common Good

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Placing the environmental question on a human level is a priority for the new generation of committed French artists. At a time when social and environmental issues, long separated, are finally engaged in dialogue and [...]

Scientific auxiliaries

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Like scientists, young artists probe the extremes of the scales of time and space, with an environmental awareness and sense of belonging to the living encouraging more intimate and symbolic relationships. Geology, biology, physics, scientific [...]

New druids

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A new movement of young artists engaged in the environment is bringing a new use of materials in art, not hesitating to prefer them alive or useful for the living (e.g. composable). Inventing new rituals, [...]

In France, a new generation of environmentally engaged artists

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Impact Art News offers a special issue on young artists involved in the environment, living in France. It celebrates an emerging wave of hundreds of artists, bearers of new relationships and visions of art, life, [...]

In Italy, the wild Renaissance

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In Italy, since mid-May, a new renaissance has emerged, where artists and architects are drawing new perspectives and inventing new possibilities in response to the ecological crisis. Far from seeking a new measurement of man, [...]

Attempts to replace an anthropocentric culture

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Urgency to preserve our common goods, a critical look at history and its heritage, futuristic scenarios integrating all living things; the international artistic community opens as many doors as  necessary to find a new way [...]

Dolomiti Contemporanee by Gianluca D’Inca Levis

Categories: One SDG, one project|

Founded in 2011 by Gianluca D'incà Levis, the living art laboratory of the Dolomiti Contemporanee landscape - located in the Dolomites region in Veneto - aims to regenerate the heritage of the Italian mountains. This [...]

In conversation with the artist Tiphaine Calmettes

Categories: Interview|

When did ecology first come into your work? At the School of Fine Arts in Bourges, I worked on brutalist, post-industrial architecture; then I made a study trip to Mongolia which connected me to the [...]

Put an end to waste in culture

Categories: Eco-design|

Ki Culture, based in the Netherlands, is an exciting new player identifying the link between culture and sustainability. Under the impetus of its founder Caitlin Southwick, whom we interviewed (on our IGTV), Ki Culture is [...]

“Crocus Sativus Flower of happiness” by Guillaume Barth

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The preciosity of the crocus flower is at the heart of the Crocus Sativus Fleur du bonheur project by young French artist Guillaume Barth, which combines poetry, botany and mysticism. Barth’s interest in the saffron crocus [...]

Art in the open air

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Despite a troubled period which placed many exhibitions under threat, a wind of optimism is now blowing with the arrival of spring, with exhibitions and artistic tours taking place in the open air. Art takes [...]