Conscient Podcast: é60 boutet – à la recherche d’un esprit collectif

Collectivement, on est inconscient. On cherche à parler de la conscience écologique. On cherche à parler de ça, mais en réalité… S’il y a une psyché collective, ce que je crois, je pense qu’il y a une espèce d’esprit collectif, mais c’est un esprit qui est inconscient, qui n’est pas capable de se voir aller,

Beth Dary: Near the Water’s Edge

By Etty Yaniv Beth Dary’s sculptures, installations, and drawings have in common deep layers of meaning, imaginative combinations of materials, and subtle delicacy in form and color. Her insatiable curiosity for exploring diverse materials and processes results in a wide array of formal expressions, ranging from ceramics to photography, and fabric to glass. In this

Traditional Caretaking Practices and Climate Solutions

By GiGi Buddie Indigenous communities all over the world have been caretakers of this land for thousands of years. Many communities created caretaking traditions that worked in tandem with the Earth, never taking more than what was needed, and always giving back. These communities were able to function in both self-sustaining and Earth-sustaining ways, prospering

e59 pearl – positive tipping points

SCALE (Sectoral Climate Arts Leadership for the Emergency) is a national round table for the arts and culture sector to mobilize around the climate emergency. A few months ago, you and I, and a few others were all having the same realization that while there was a lot of important work and projects happening at the

Member Spotlight: Jenny Kendler

AUGUST 9, 2021 This week we recognize the work of artist Jenny Kendler. Featured is her project Amber Archive, utilizing created amber and ethically-sourced biological material from species threatened by human activities. The Amber Archive is an in-progress project — a genetic ark or “deep archive” of our planet’s bio-genetic wealth. Each created amber nodule contains a fragment of a

e58 huddart – the arts show us what is possible

This is now an existential crisis, and we have in a way, a conceptual crisis, but just understanding we are and what this is, this moment, all of history is behind us: every book you’ve ever read, every battle, every empire, all of that is just there, right, just right behind us. And now we,

An Interview with Author Matt Bell

By Amy Brady This month, I’m delighted to share with you an interview with novelist Matt Bell, whose latest novel, Appleseed, hit shelves earlier this month. The novel spans centuries, touching upon how climate change, colonialism, capitalism, and other forces have shaped – and re-shaped – the Earth and our societies. Matt’s also the author of the

Interview with Meredith Nemirov – Amy Guion Clay

July 31, 2021, Amy Guion Clay Meredith Nemirov is a lover of trees. She grew up in the “the space between these trees and I feel their presence and carry them with me.” She has made it her artist work to focus on trees, from her part time homes in Colorado and also in Spain.

The Green Sessions – Prepare for Action! September 21 & 22

Canada’s performing arts community is invited to a FREE online gathering of some of Canada’s most knowledgeable and inspiring climate leaders, activists and educators. We believe that artists have an essential part to play in the climate battle. We know that our role as storytellers and communicators can be instrumental in delivering a societal shift. Following on from

Opportunity: Regen artist in residence

Regen Art Lab offers a residency opportunity for an artist to collaborate with clean energy experts. Regen is a not-for-profit centre of energy expertise and market insight whose mission is to transform our energy system for a zero-carbon future. The Regen Art Lab (RAL) is a new programme for interdisciplinary collaborations to take place between our

Meet Virginia Katz: SHOUTOUTLA

July 22, 2021 SHOUTOUTLA We had the good fortune of connecting with Virginia Katz and we’ve shared our conversation below. Hi Virginia, how does your business help the community?Social Impact: how does your business help the community or the world? The intent behind my art work is to communicate our deep connection to the environment

Hosting a climate justice guest

GLASGOW: Nov. 1-12, 2021Open your home to a visiting activist, scientist, or policymaker. Help support the movement by hosting a climate justice guest with the COP26 Homestay Network. Why should I become a host?Support climate action by housing activists and scientists overnight. Not only will you be supporting the international climate movement’s remarkable efforts, but

Opportunity: 1.5° Films – 90-second climate film challenge

Film Access Scotland has launched a climate Film Challenge in Scotland to draw focus on climate crisis. We are calling out to people based anywhere in Scotland to submit 90-second films to express reactions and reflections on how climate change is affecting us as individuals, our surroundings, families and communities. Regardless of background, age or filmmaking experience, anyone can

Opportunity: Subsidised places on The Circle’s social entrepreneurship programme

The Circle is offering 25 subsidised spaces on their accredited social entrepreneurship training The Circle, a multi-award-winning social enterprise, has received Scottish Government funding to provide 25 subsidised places, aimed at giving business and social entrepreneurship training to young people under-30, people in rural communities, and those working in the environmental space. The training, given by

Member Spotlight: Jean Brennan

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT AUGUST 1, 2021 This week we recognize the work of artist Jean Brennan based in Beacon, New York. “As an interdisciplinary thinker, I work at the intersection between ecology, language, alchemy, and the body. Recurring themes include a fascination with atmospheric forces, plants, phenomenology, and color. Using the lyrical essay as method, I

Chance to win a £50 M&S voucher – complete our survey

Our survey – monitoring audience engagement with climate change is now open. Available to complete in English or Gaelic. Please take eight minutes to help us by completing the survey here (English version). Or, the Gaelic version here. Climate Beacons for COP26 is a pioneering project that aims to inspire deep-rooted public engagement with climate change. Seven hubs, or

Conscient Podcast: é57 roy – ouvrir des consciences

Être créatif, c’est tu aussi s’éloigner du monde, pure à la source tel qu’il est, plutôt que de juste accepter aussi qu’on bien petit et on devrait revenir à l’essentiel? Je ne sais pas si l’art nous ramène à l’essentiel versus nous ramène à dériver complètement. Peut-être que la créativité ou la création, ça nous

Katie Patrick Reveals ‘The Big Mistake’ Many Artists and Activists Too Often Make (and how to avoid it!)

By Peterson Toscano Katie Patrick is the author of the book and podcast How to Save the World, and a TEDx speaker on the critical role of creativity, optimism, and imagination in the craft of social and environmental change. She shares with us industry secrets about how to motivate people to action. She also reveals The Big Mistake so many

Job: Green Arts and Edinburgh Festivals Officer

Are you passionate about supporting Scotland’s cultural sector to address our climate emergency? Creative Carbon Scotland is looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to join our team.  In brief Job title: Green Arts and Edinburgh Festivals Officer   Salary: £26,525pa, plus a contribution to a personal pension of 3% of salary Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)

‘A Letter to the Future’ is a call to save the planet earth

Luciana Abait’s exhibition ‘A Letter to the Future’ is a call to save the planet earth Hyperreal iceberg series by the Los Angeles-based artist, Luciana Abait, part of the exhibition A Letter to the Future, talks about the fragile state of environment. by Dilpreet Bhullar The sky betrays its blue colour to appear pink and green in the