Environment & Sustainability

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  • News / Digital Earth Fellowship 2020-2021

    The next Digital Earth Fellowship will run September 2020 - May 2021. This nine-month fellowship will bring together eight artists and/or duos from different practices to investigate the idea of a 'Planetary Sensorium', and to think about how we can imagine a humane digital earth to come. The programme involves research groups, consultations, exchanges and events - taking place online and, if possible, in person. Applicants should have at least 5 years of work experience, be fluent in English, and be aged 25 or older. The call is open internationally. Deadline: 17 July 2020.

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  • News / University of Leeds > PhD in Cultural and Performative Responses to Climate Crisis

    The School of Performance and Cultural Industries at the University of Leeds is welcoming proposals for a funded PhD studentship on the theme of cultural and performative responses to climate crisis. The selected project will start 1 October 2020. Applicants should normally have a Master’s degree and at least a first class or an Upper Second Class Bachelors Honours degree, but relevant work or other experience may be accepted instead. The studentship is open internationally, but students outside the EU will have to pay significant extra fees. Deadline: 1 June 2020.

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  • News / GRAFT Travel Grant 2020

    The 2020 GRAFT Travel Grants grants will fund study or project trips that deal with the topic of climate change and its consequences for the built environment. The grants are aimed particularly at applicants who address the topic from an interdisciplinary perspective. To be eligible, applicants should be a current bachelor, master’s, diploma , or doctoral student, or have completed master's or diploma studies in the last two years. Work funded by the grant must be completed by December 2020. The results will be presented in January 2021. Deadline: 29 February 2020.

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  • News / Art Ii Biennial > Call for Carbon Neutral and Carbon Sink Projects

    Art Ii Biennial will take place 10-14 June 2020 in the Northern Ostrobothnia region of Finland. The organisers are inviting artists to formulate ideas and experiments for carbon-neutral artistic productions and projects that create carbon sinks in Ii, a municipality well-known for its ambitious climate aims. The organisers welcome proposals from environmental artists, media artists, community artists and art-science collectives: the media of the art is not limited. The call is open for artists living and working in Finland or abroad; artists are welcome to arrive by bus, train or boat. Deadline: 29 February 2020.

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  • News / Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research > Artist in Residence Open Call

    Since summer 2011, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research – PIK has been using the building of the former photographic refractor as a studio for visiting artists and a place where scientists and artists can come together. Applications for the 2020 residency are welcome from international contemporary artists working in a wide range of disciplines including visual art, film, literature, music/sound, curating, design and theory. The residency will take place for a three-month period from September to November 2020. Deadline: 8 March 2020.

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  • News / IASS > Call for Applications to the 2020 Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship

    The IASS – the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany is currently seeking nominations for the 2020 Klaus Töpfer Sustainability Fellowship. Applicants may come from academia, politics, civil society, business, and the arts, but must have worked for at least ten years on sustainability issues and have the potential to serve as change agents towards sustainable development. The selected applicant will undertake a year-long fellowship at the Institute. Deadline: 24 February 2020.

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  • News / Art Inside Out Residency

    The Art Inside Out residency ‘Disruptions in utopia, land left behind’ aims at an artistic activation of one of three possible sites in the municipality of Falkenberg, Sweden. It asks the question: How can inclusive, speculative, and/or critical design and landscape architecture help us to re-think and re-shape land left behind? The residency is open to international artists and covers twelve weeks: 8-19 June 2020 (research), 17 August - 11 October 2020 (production), and 12-25 October 2020 (presentation). Deadline: 28 February 2020.

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  • Library / ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop - Report and Resources

    The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop gathered in Paris on 3-4 December 2015 more than 150 representatives from the arts and culture from over 30 countries. The ArtCOP21 Professional Workshop aimed to foster cross-sector dialogues through the exchange of best practice and to highlight the necessity of focused support and funding mechanisms to consolidate the leadership of the cultural sector with regards to sustainable development and environmental sustainability.

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  • Library / Beyond Green: The Arts as a Catalyst for Sustainability

    The goal of this Salzburg Global Seminar session was to build on path-breaking cultural initiatives to advance international and cross-sectoral links between existing arts and sustainability activities around the world, encourage bolder awareness-raising efforts, and recommend strategic approaches for making innovative grassroots to scale for greater, longer-term impact.

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  • Library / Creative Responses to Sustainability: Singapore and Korea

    Creative Responses to Sustainability is part of a new ASEF series of guides looking at creative responses to sustainability in different countries in Asia.The guides, commissioned by ASEF culture360 and authored by Yasmine Ostendorf, map cultural initiatives across Singapore and South Korea engaging with social and environmental issues.

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  • Library / Art for the Planet's Sake

    IETM, international network for the performing arts, shares its new publication Art for the Planet’s Sake that looks at how contemporary arts tackle environmental issues in terms of artistic contents, managerial practices and venues management. A publication in partnership with COAL, Coalition for Arts and Sustainable Development, Paris.

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  • Library / Culture 21 Self-evaluation Tool on Culture in Sustainable Development

    Based on the 100 actions of Culture 21 Actions, the questionnaire is open to local governments, individuals and organisations (academics, activists, civil society, etc.) interested in self-evaluating to what extent an integrated vision of culture in sustainable development exists in their cities.

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  • Library / Green Art Lab Alliance Funding Guide

    The GALA funding guide is a first inventory of public and private, international, European, national, regional and local funds, calls and initiatives that can support arts and culture projects on environmental sustainability. The research was coordinated by On the Move with the support from COAL, Coalition for art and sustainable development.

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  • Library / The Shift: The Networked Economy, the Cultural Sector and Beyond

    Entitled "Change, networked economy, the cultural sector and beyond", this online resource arises from the conviction about the need for a new.

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  • Library / Sustainability, Resilience and Performance Utopias
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