Arts at COP26

We’ve curated a selection of arts and culture articles with a shared COP26 / climate action theme

Across Arts and Culture

A ‘just’ climate change adaptation needs arts and culture – Yale Climate Connection

The art of living after COP26 – The Herald

‘Do artists hold the key for achieving COP26 goals? – Arts Professional

Art edition 5 – Times of Corona

Cultural Heritage

How culture is feeling the climate change heat – The Art Newspaper

Digital Art

United Nations shows off NFT art highlighting climate crisis – Venture Beat

Fashion

COP26: British designers showcase sustainable practices in fashion show – The Independent

Music

“Science discovers, art digests’: Brian Eno to Host Cop26 Discussion on Artists – Journal of Music

Inspiring a greener creative industry: music and the arts at COP26 – Classic FM

Theatre/performing arts

Climate crisis | How theatremakers are responding to COP26  – The Stage

Visual Arts

The Artists leading action on climate change during COP26 – Ocula

Artworks at Cop26 in Glasgow and beyond shed light on the world’s climate crisis – The National

Artists inspired by Scotland’s messages to COP26 – Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

New art shows environmental threats to the planet from space – The Sunday Post

10 of the best COP26 artworks that have popped up in Glasgow (and beyond) – Time Out

Olafur Eliasson projects artwork on COP26 venue as built environment day kicks off –  Dezeen

Written Word

The Long return – Scottish Contemporary Art Network

A Cop26-inspired reading list on climate change – The National

Artists must confront the climate crisis – we must write as if these are the last days – The Guardian

(Top image: View of the city looking down the Clyde. Photo by Adam Marikar on unsplash.)

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In 2011 we worked with partners Festivals Edinburgh, the Federation of Scottish Threatre and Scottish Contemporary Art Network to support over thirty arts organisations to operate more sustainably.

We are now building on these achievements and working with over 70 cultural organisations across Scotland in various key areas including carbon management, behavioural change and advocacy for sustainable practice in the arts.

Our work with cultural organisations is the first step towards a wider change. Cultural organisations can influence public behaviour and attitudes about climate change through:

Changing their own behaviour;
Communicating with their audiences;
Engaging the public’s emotions, values and ideas.

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