Biophilia

Biophilia – Sue Lovegrove is one of six Australian artists who explore ‘Biophilia’, “the connections that human beings subconsciously seek with the rest of life.” To 30 September at Beaver Galleries,...

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Moth Performance

Moth performance – ‘grass-land sun-moth human’ is a site-specific ecological performance taking place by a beautiful endangered grassland reserve in the Western suburbs of Melbourne as part of the Melbourne Fringe...

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NYPD Detain Artists

This week, three New York activists were detained by NYPD outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art after disrupting a gala honoring projecting images from a customized art truck onto the museum’s façade that read “Koch = Climate Chaos” – a reference to US billionaire and Met patron David Koch’s well-known role in funding climate change denying...

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Guy Abrahams & Sophie Witzke

Guy Abrahams met with curator and researcher Anne Sophie Witzke, in Copenhagen in July this year. Sophie was project leader and co-curator of ‘RETHINK: contemporary art and climate change’ the Nordic Exhibition of the Year 2009-2010. This comprehensive exhibition of contemporary art and climate change was shown at the National Gallery of Denmark, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Centre, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art and Moesgård Museum. Sophie says “The academic question that interests me most right now is the role of art in society and its relation to ecological and environmental...

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Siteworks at Bundanon 2014

Siteworks is Bundanon’s annual spring event which brings scientists, artists and community voices together to share knowledge and ideas arising from the Bundanon sites through a series of discussions, presentations and experiences. The 2014 Siteworks will be held on the weekend of 27-28 September 2014 at the Bundanon site, and will turn its attention to ideas around biodiversity, with a particular focus on the concept of earth...

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We’re off to the Nevada Museum of Art!

CLIMARTE will be attending the 2014 Art + Environment Conference at the Nevada Museum of Art. Since 2008, the Conference has gathered together the premiere makers of “art that walks in the world.” This year will include presentations and exhibitions around themes including animals, geoaesthetics, fieldwork, social practice, social justice and sustainability: in short, a range of the ways in which art engages with the great concerns of our time. At the Nevada Museum of Art from 9 – 11 October 2014. If you aren’t lucky enough to join us in Nevada, don’t worry; we’ll return with images, information...

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CLIMARTE Partners with Environmental Film Festival Melbourne

The Environmental Film Festival Melbourne entertains with groundbreaking films, traversing the relationship between humans and their environments, challenging the way people think about the natural world and inspiring them to discuss, explore and act on important environmental issues. EFFM 2014 runs from 4 – 12 September at the Kino Cinema in Melbourne. CLIMARTE is a proud EFFM Community Partner. Check out their incredible full program for 2014 and we’ll see you...

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