Archive for the ‘eco-art’ Category

ecoaesthetic: the tragedy of beauty

ecoaesthetic: the tragedy of beauty

ECOAESTHETIC is an annual summer experience of environmental issues affecting our visual world and spiritual selves through exhibitions and special events. ECOAESTHETIC: The Tragedy of Beauty is the first exhibition of SEA to be mounted in Exit Art’s main gallery. In keeping with SEA’s mission to present artworks that address socio-environmental concerns – and to […]

land art generator initiative

land art generator initiative

call for submissions: deadline June 4th, 2010 The goal of the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is to design and construct Land Art / Environmental Art installations that have the added benefit of large scale clean energy generation. Each sculpture will continuously distribute clean energy into the electrical grid with each land art sculpture having […]

fieldwork:land art exploration

fieldwork:land art exploration

fieldwork aims to present site-specific art installations in a field near Perth, Ontario for passers-by to stumble upon, discover, journey to, and explore.  A new installation is created each season by a ‘fieldworker’ (artist) – with the aim of addressing a variety of ways that we may relate to the space – conceptually, spiritually, formally, […]

doors open toronto @brickworks

doors open toronto @brickworks

Visual art plays a significant role in the site interpretation plan for Evergreen Brick Works. Artists who are creating installations for permanent display include Phil Coté, Dave Hind, Amelia Jiménez, Dan Bergeron, and Evergreen’s artist-in-residence, Ferruccio Sardella. A temporary exhibit by No. 9, Contemporary Art and the Environment will open during the site launch in […]

call for submissions: eco-art video

call for submissions: eco-art video

Evergreen Brick Works is looking for the best short videos from across Canada! Evergreen, a national charity, has transformed the former Don Valley Brick Works from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into an international showcase for urban sustainability and green design. Evergreen Brick Works is open year-round, and includes permanent and temporary art installations […]

jill anholt: making connections

jill anholt: making connections

subtle technologies presentation Sustainability has become an all-encompassing term that allows us to view the whole world through its lens. Its definition has expanded from our influence on the natural environment to include social, cultural and economic structures of the human condition, tying us together within a vast network of relationships. It is this cloud […]

new climates

New Climates presents new and existing artworks responding to the relationship between art, global climate change and networked culture. This curatorial weblog will create a flexible and open-ended space to address these ideas at a time when climate change has become a vital concern among artists.

the case of the deviant toad

the case of the deviant toad

New York artist, activist and ecological researcher, Brandon Ballengée brings his startling high-resolution scanner photographs, video and preserved specimens of deformed toads to the Royal Institution for his first London solo exhibition: The Case of the Deviant Toad. The show, exploring issues of biodiversity and ecological change, presents the outcome of the artist’s ‘Ecoactions’ and study […]

london fieldworks: super kingdom

london fieldworks: super kingdom

SUPER KINGDOM can be viewed as a social engineering experiment for animals – a new community in the making referencing despot’s palaces, gated community developments such as Alphaville in Brazil and the fortified exclusivity afforded to the wealthy and super-rich – all designed to keep urban reality at bay. The project was initially inspired by […]

joseph ingoldsby: requiem for a drowning landscape

subtle technologies presentation That narrow ribbon of marsh between land and sea is dying. What is killing the salt marsh is still not fully known. The stress of coastal development, pollution, sea level rise, warming trends and constricted growing area may develop stress related pathogens which infect, attack and kill the marsh grass and allow […]