Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

Local climate emergency declarations, innovative approaches to public art and the collective experience of loss during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform attitudes towards the climate crisis, according to new research published in the open-access Journal of the British Academy. Contributors to the latest special issue of the Journal – on climate activism – draw on multi-disciplinary research from across the humanities and social sciences to explore four different aspects … Continue reading Climate Activism issue of the Journal of the British Academy published

ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

ECLAS Online Conference, September 13-15, 2021 So, landscape architect, eighteenth months in, what have you learned about our shared emergency? It is bigger than this pandemic, and the one to follow.It is bigger than me, than you, than our children.It is bigger than last week’s flood and next week’s fire.It is bigger than any place, any one landscape, anyone’s landscape.It is bigger—by far—than this and … Continue reading ECLAS Landscape Architecture Conference Opens Today

Monsoon Assemblages at the 2021 Venice Biennale

The Venice Architecture Biennale has published a sneak peek of the Monsoon Assemblages (MONASS) and Office of Experiments’ (OoE) installation at the biennale, which is taking place between May and November 2021. MONASS and OoE’s installation, titled ‘Between the Dragon Fly and the Barometer’, examines the Indian Ocean monsoon from the perspective of the Globe Skimmer dragonfly and the impact of climate change on it. The sneak … Continue reading Monsoon Assemblages at the 2021 Venice Biennale

The Fabricated Landscape

The Fabricated LandscapeJune 26, 2021–January 17, 2022 Carnegie Museum of Art4400 Forbes AvenuePittsburgh, PA 15213USA cmoa.org The Fabricated Landscape spotlights the designs of some of the most innovative figures working in contemporary architecture around the world today. Presenting projects from ten international practices, the exhibition reveals how this generation of architects, all of whom were born from 1975 and onward, explore the fundamental role that architecture … Continue reading The Fabricated Landscape

Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

Submission deadline: September 1, 2021 http://www.projectanywhere.netInstagram / Twitter / Facebook Project Anywhere is an innovative global exhibition program specifically designed to promote art at the outermost limits of location-specificity. Using a blind peer review model to replace the role of curator, Project Anywhere provides artists and artistic researchers working outside traditional exhibition systems with peer-validation, community support, and global dissemination of their work. Extending upon our core global exhibition program, … Continue reading Call for proposals: Project Anywhere

5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Places joins the Urban Ecologies: City Sensing Beyond the Human project at ROM for Art and Architecture in Oslo to co-sponsor a lecture by Shannon Mattern on Thursday 4 February. In her lecture, “How to Map Nothing: Geographies of Suspension,” Mattern will explore the urban infrastructural ecologies of pandemic retreat. The event will take place at 5pm (UK time) and is free and open to all. Registration is required to … Continue reading 5pm today – Shannon Mattern gives Urban Ecologies lecture

Monsoonal Multiplicities

A Programme of Events by Monsoon Assemblages from March 04 – March 29, 2021 About this Event In March 2021, the European Research Council funded project, Monsoon Assemblages will host a programme of online events and an artists’ residency in London. The programme will coincide with the opening of the online exhibition Monsoonal Multiplicities, a platform that presents the project’s five-year long research engagement with … Continue reading Monsoonal Multiplicities

To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

To Green or Not To Green, produced by Alberto Bougleux, promoted by Ana Cañizares, and coordinated by the BCNUEJ lab, shares the tales of 4 working-class neighborhood struggles for environmental justice through the city. Those either feature gentrifying green spaces in post-industrial and tourism-driven neighborhoods OR neighborhoods not being greened at all despite long-time community demands. The city responses to neighborhood organization is now shaping opportunities … Continue reading To Green Or Not To Green: Four stories of urban (in)justice in Barcelona

Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Check out Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory, an online series of film programs and discussions on e-flux Video & Film: https://www.e-flux.com/video/series/343049/ecology-after-nature/ With films by David Kelley and Patty Chang; Daniel Mann and Eitan Efrat; Sasha Litvintseva and Graeme Arnfield; Jorge Jácome; Beatriz Santiago Muñoz; Sasha Litvintseva and Daniel Mann; Emilija Škarnulytė; Susana de Sousa Dias; Su Yu Hsin; Nguyễn Trinh Thi; The Otolith Group; Toby Lee, Ernst Karel, and Pawel Wojtasik; Malena Szlam; Arjuna Neuman and Denise Ferreira da Silva; Zlatko Ćosić; Misho Antadze; Ivar Veermäe; Dinh Q. Lê; Tomonari Nishikawa; Thirza Cuthand; and Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė; and discussions with T.J. Demos, Heather … Continue reading Ecology After Nature: Industries, Communities, and Environmental Memory

Extractable Matters on Film 

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation – as a way of continuing Arts Catalyst’s programme online whilst supporting their community of artists and collaborators – they are pleased to present Extractable Matters on Film. Launching on the 11 May and running for six weeks with a new film available to watch weekly, this season of artist-made films expands on the questions underlying Arts Catalyst’s … Continue reading Extractable Matters on Film