Beautiful Renewables: LAGI Exhibition at RGU, Aberdeen

  Can renewable energy become not merely infrastructure but a feature of place-making? What can architects, artists and designers bring to the transition to a post-fossil fuel economy? Can creative approaches contribute to the commercialisation of new renewable technologies? These are some of the questions that the Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is asking and... Continue Reading →

LAGI Glasgow exhibition at Edinburgh College of Art

Land Art Generator Glasgow exhibition Tent: Art, Space and Nature, Edinburgh College of Art 8-21 September 2017 The award winning Land Art Generator Glasgow project, developed in collaboration with ecoartscotland, explores creative approaches to using renewable energy in urban contexts as part of place-making approaches to regeneration. The Land Art Generator Glasgow project focused on... Continue Reading →

‘After Coal’ Screening and discussion

Documentary exploring climate justice to screen at CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow on 3 September 2017 What happens when fossil fuels run out? How do communities and cultures survive? After Coal profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and south Wales. The hour long documentary... Continue Reading →

Event: Nuclear Art and Archives

DCA in partnership with Visual Research Centre, University of Dundee, and Arts Catalyst. A day of artists' films and discussions about nuclear art and archives considering the kinds of knowledge and reflective spaces that contemporary art produces for rethinking the nuclear. As the civil industry starts to consolidate its archives at the new Nuclear Archive... Continue Reading →

CIWEM Award for LAGI Glasgow Project

ecoartscotland is thrilled that the Land Art Generator Glasgow project has been awarded the 2016 Chartered Institution of Water and Environment Management (CIWEM) Arts, Water and Environment Award. This award acknowledges the major commitment of all the partners, including Glasgow City Council, Scottish Canals and igloo Regeneration whose effective collaboration has made the project possible.... Continue Reading →

Art and Energy futures

Art, particularly sited work, can create a ‘third space’ for public discourse.  By ‘third space’ we mean a space other than the commercial or governmental spaces for people to engage with issues.  This is often characterised by being non-hierarchical, open and willing to embrace contradiction, uncertainty, etc.  Probably because it’s created by artists who have... Continue Reading →

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