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).

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 [...]

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 [...]