The domestic and the global: Emma Nicolson on how the arts will be at the heart of Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh.

We want to move on from the ‘white cube’ of yesteryear, taking a different tack that reconnects the house to its surroundings, but also to transform the house into a gallery fit for the pressures and urgent challenges of the 21st century.

The virus speaks #3

The previous pieces have focused on the ways that the virus might be speaking to us. Three pieces have been published recently by people who have been living with chronic illness. Caroline Gausden suggested Johanna Hedva who lives with chronic illness and their 'Sick Woman Theory' is for those who were never meant to survive... Continue Reading →

#artopps ‘Becoming Earthly’ @TheBarnArts

Becoming Earthly (building on Bruno Latour) reflects a need to develop a shift in perspective towards care for the thin skin of the earth that is the atmosphere and topsoil on which all life depends. We surprisingly know very little about this skin. The Barn is inviting applications from artists working across all media who... Continue Reading →

Opportunity PhD studentship: Assessing arts-based interventions for sustainable practice

Deadline: 3 July Assessing arts-based interventions for sustainable practice will observe a range of creative interventions, critically reflect upon them as both artistic creations and mechanisms for change within an Energy and Environmental Humanities framework, and develop a portable qualitative framework for the design and assessment of arts-based interventions. Creative Carbon Scotland Find a PhD... Continue Reading →

#ArtOpps Sustainability First Art Prize

Building from the corona crisis towards a sustainable future The corona pandemic is currently affecting every area of peoples’ lives across the globe. As we emerge from the crisis, how do we ensure a sustainable recovery – which balances economic, social and environmental wellbeing? Sustainability First is launching an Art Prize to invite original, radical... Continue Reading →

#ArtOpps #COP26 ‘One Ocean’

Inge Paneels asked us to share this. We are seeking participants to take part in a on-day workshop with up to 20 climate scientists, data specialists and artists on the theme of One Ocean on Thursday 28th of May 2020, from 2-5pm. As we are seeking a diverse group, please drop us an email with... Continue Reading →

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