On this page, we will collect and selectively annotate art projects that tackle issues such as ecocriticism, climate communication and making sustainability and related issues ‘tangible’ as well as promote critical reflection. There are several comprehensive lists of eco art such as https://www.artsfortransformations.earth/catalogue, thus we will focus our own commentary on works discussed in our research and teaching.
Presenting the work of Australian and international artists, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE explores the power of art to create the empathy, emotional engagement and cultural understanding needed to motivate meaningful change.
Julie’s Bicycle is a London based charity that supports the creative community to act on climate change and environmental sustainability. We believe that the creative community is uniquely placed to transform the conversation around climate change and translate it into action.
CPCP was founded as a platform for collaborative work at the intersection of art and change. ‘Civic Practice’ refers to projects that bring artists into collaboration and co-design with community partners and local residents around a community-defined aspiration, challenge or vision.
An innovative storyteller who works across many media platforms, Katerina Cizek is currently directing the National Film Board of Canada’s HIGHRISE, a multi-media project on life in residential skyscrapers in suburbs around the world.
This project is run by Creative Carbons Scotland with partners in three EU countries, on culture’s role in society’s adaptation to climate, and the Adaptation issues that cultural organisations need to think about.
Katie Holten has created a font of New York trees and invites people to use it for their own artistic creations.
Extreme heat, rising sea levels, forced migration, increased spread of diseases, social unrest, extinctions – climate catastrophe is here. Refuge is now in year three of a five-year project that examines potential climate-related disasters and traces how we might collectively respond.
“Sundance deepens the resolve of artists, bringing them together in a creative community so that they know they are not alone.” —Robert Redford, President and Founder
Led by Cecilia Boal, the Institute has the mission of representing and preserving the fundaments and principles of the artistic thought of Augusto Boal and to ensure its continuous, ethical and solidary development of his legacy.
Based in Mexico, La Vaca Independiente focus their work in researching, designing and implementing programs for educators who wish to resignify and evolve their teaching work towards new ways of relating and building knowledge with their students.