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THE VENICE BIENNALE: CZECH AND SLOVAK REPUBLIC PAVILION

The heart of a giraffe in captivity is twelve kilos lighter tells the story of Lenka the giraffe, drawing on the history of Czechoslovakia’s acquisition of animals from the Global South. Interpreted through contemporary ecological and decolonial perspectives, Eva Kotátková’s project of the Czech and Slovak Republic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale builds a space for imagining a different way of relating to nature.

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THE VENICE BIENNALE: CZECH AND SLOVAK REPUBLIC PAVILION

The heart of a giraffe in captivity is twelve kilos lighter tells the story of Lenka the giraffe, drawing on the history of Czechoslovakia’s acquisition of animals from the Global South. Interpreted through contemporary ecological and decolonial perspectives, Eva Kotátková’s project of the Czech and Slovak Republic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale builds a space for imagining a different way of relating to nature.

COMPOSE: JAPAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Japan Foundation, the commissioner of the Japan Pavilion presents Compose, a solo exhibition created by Yuko Mohri and curated by Sook-Kyung Lee at the 60th International Venice Biennale.

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COMPOSE: JAPAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Japan Foundation, the commissioner of the Japan Pavilion presents Compose, a solo exhibition created by Yuko Mohri and curated by Sook-Kyung Lee at the 60th International Venice Biennale.

OPEN CALL FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2025

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture (PMRCAA) is inviting artists, ecological scientists and scholars whose work explores the theme of Care & Stewardship to apply for a 2025 residency in Sisters, Oregon (USA). Deadline to apply: June 30th, 2024.

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OPEN CALL FOR ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2025

Pine Meadow Ranch Center for Arts & Agriculture (PMRCAA) is inviting artists, ecological scientists and scholars whose work explores the theme of Care & Stewardship to apply for a 2025 residency in Sisters, Oregon (USA). Deadline to apply: June 30th, 2024.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

La Biennale di Venezia is working concretely towards the crucial goal of fighting climate change, by promoting a more sustainable model for the design, installation and operation of all its events.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

La Biennale di Venezia is working concretely towards the crucial goal of fighting climate change, by promoting a more sustainable model for the design, installation and operation of all its events.

COSMIC TRACES: ROBERTO HUARCAYA AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Peruvian photographer Roberto Huarcaya will represent his country at the Venice Biennale 2024 with his project Cosmic Traces.

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COSMIC TRACES: ROBERTO HUARCAYA AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Peruvian photographer Roberto Huarcaya will represent his country at the Venice Biennale 2024 with his project Cosmic Traces.

THE PLANET’S GUARDIANS AT PAMM

Spirit in the Land at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a contemporary art exhibition that examines today’s urgent ecological concerns from a cultural perspective, demonstrating how intricately our identities and natural environments are intertwined.

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THE PLANET’S GUARDIANS AT PAMM

Spirit in the Land at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is a contemporary art exhibition that examines today’s urgent ecological concerns from a cultural perspective, demonstrating how intricately our identities and natural environments are intertwined.

PASTIZAL RESIDENCY: FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Open call for the Pastizal Residency, Edition #3 Fungi and Lichens to produce, share, reflect and experience artistic practices and research of interest, in the biodiversity of a Natural Reserve environment. Deadline to apply: March 3, 2024.

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PASTIZAL RESIDENCY: FINAL CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Open call for the Pastizal Residency, Edition #3 Fungi and Lichens to produce, share, reflect and experience artistic practices and research of interest, in the biodiversity of a Natural Reserve environment. Deadline to apply: March 3, 2024.

SOM FOUNDATION & MAK CENTER RESEARCHER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

The SOM Foundation and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture announce a new Los Angeles-based residency program. Deadline to apply: March 8th, 2024.

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SOM FOUNDATION & MAK CENTER RESEARCHER-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

The SOM Foundation and the MAK Center for Art and Architecture announce a new Los Angeles-based residency program. Deadline to apply: March 8th, 2024.

NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY AT PAMM

TRANSFER Download: Sea Change at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), together with TRANSFER is an immersive exhibition that reflects on the accelerating changes across climate, culture, and time.

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NATURE AND TECHNOLOGY AT PAMM

TRANSFER Download: Sea Change at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), together with TRANSFER is an immersive exhibition that reflects on the accelerating changes across climate, culture, and time.

CAROLINA CAYCEDO: SPIRAL FOR SHARED DREAMS AT MoMA

Spiral for Shared Dreams is Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo’s exhibition at MoMA, presenting 11 handmade atarrayas, or fishing nets, denouncing the impact of hydroelectrical dams and other infrastructure on water bodies.

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CAROLINA CAYCEDO: SPIRAL FOR SHARED DREAMS AT MoMA

Spiral for Shared Dreams is Colombian artist Carolina Caycedo’s exhibition at MoMA, presenting 11 handmade atarrayas, or fishing nets, denouncing the impact of hydroelectrical dams and other infrastructure on water bodies.

GREEN SNAKE: WOMEN-CENTERED ECOLOGIES

Presented at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Green Snake: women-centred ecologies gather more than 60 works—16 of them new commissions—from 30 artists and collectives in an exhibition that draws on mythologies and world views with women at their heart to explore possibilities for other ecological relationships.

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GREEN SNAKE: WOMEN-CENTERED ECOLOGIES

Presented at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Green Snake: women-centred ecologies gather more than 60 works—16 of them new commissions—from 30 artists and collectives in an exhibition that draws on mythologies and world views with women at their heart to explore possibilities for other ecological relationships.

SARACENO’S CATHOLIC CONFESSIONAL BOX INSTALLATION

Life(s) of Webs, arachnophobias, arachnophilias, and other stories is a permanent installation at Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine, Palazzo Lanfranchi by Tomás Saraceno, arrived in Matera, Italy with a project of the Matera Basilicata 2019 Foundation in collaboration with the National Museum of Matera.

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SARACENO’S CATHOLIC CONFESSIONAL BOX INSTALLATION

Life(s) of Webs, arachnophobias, arachnophilias, and other stories is a permanent installation at Chiesa della Madonna del Carmine, Palazzo Lanfranchi by Tomás Saraceno, arrived in Matera, Italy with a project of the Matera Basilicata 2019 Foundation in collaboration with the National Museum of Matera.

PINTA MIAMI 2023: A PORTAL TO THE AMAZON

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Amazonia is a Pinta Miami project curated by Félix Suazo that proposes a visual expedition through the Amazon, crossing countries, cultures and ecological identities. As a Special Project, Amazonia emphasizes Pinta's commitment as an international platform for Latin American art.

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PINTA MIAMI 2023: A PORTAL TO THE AMAZON

By Mercedes Abella

MIAMI

Amazonia is a Pinta Miami project curated by Félix Suazo that proposes a visual expedition through the Amazon, crossing countries, cultures and ecological identities. As a Special Project, Amazonia emphasizes Pinta's commitment as an international platform for Latin American art.

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DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ’S LANDSCAPES AT MACBA BARCELONA

Drawing upon biology and new anthropological discourses as conceptual frameworks, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s exhibition at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) A leaf Shapes the Eye, proposes a holistic worldview in which there is no distinction between humans and their environment, and where relationships between all elements are in constant flux.

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DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ’S LANDSCAPES AT MACBA BARCELONA

Drawing upon biology and new anthropological discourses as conceptual frameworks, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané’s exhibition at Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA) A leaf Shapes the Eye, proposes a holistic worldview in which there is no distinction between humans and their environment, and where relationships between all elements are in constant flux.

EMERGING ECOLOGIES: ARCHITECTURE AND THE RISE OF ENVIRONMENTALISM

The Museum of Modern Art announced Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism, an exhibition dedicated to both realized and unrealized projects that address ecological and environmental concerns by architects who practiced in the United States from the 1930s through the 1990s.

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EMERGING ECOLOGIES: ARCHITECTURE AND THE RISE OF ENVIRONMENTALISM

The Museum of Modern Art announced Emerging Ecologies: Architecture and the Rise of Environmentalism, an exhibition dedicated to both realized and unrealized projects that address ecological and environmental concerns by architects who practiced in the United States from the 1930s through the 1990s.

THE JUMEX MUSEUM WILL CELEBRATE ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY IN NOVEMBER 2023

Museo Jumex will celebrate its 10th anniversary after a decade of exhibitions and public programs that have established it as an important contemporary art institution in Mexico.

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THE JUMEX MUSEUM WILL CELEBRATE ITS 10TH ANNIVERSARY IN NOVEMBER 2023

Museo Jumex will celebrate its 10th anniversary after a decade of exhibitions and public programs that have established it as an important contemporary art institution in Mexico.

A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION AT FUNDACIÓN PABLO ATCHUGARRY

The55project announced the opening of the Collective Show, curated by Josué Mattos at Fundación Pablo Atchugarry.

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A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION AT FUNDACIÓN PABLO ATCHUGARRY

The55project announced the opening of the Collective Show, curated by Josué Mattos at Fundación Pablo Atchugarry.

GUT_BRAIN 1: DESTRUCTIVE DESIRES AND OTHER DESTINITIES OF EXCESS

The Blackwood Gallery at University of Toronto Mississauga presented GUT_BRAIN, an exhibition series inspired by the primary movements of the digestive system: ingestion, propulsion, mechanical breakdown, chemical digestion, absorption, and elimination.

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GUT_BRAIN 1: DESTRUCTIVE DESIRES AND OTHER DESTINITIES OF EXCESS

The Blackwood Gallery at University of Toronto Mississauga presented GUT_BRAIN, an exhibition series inspired by the primary movements of the digestive system: ingestion, propulsion, mechanical breakdown, chemical digestion, absorption, and elimination.

ART IN THE TIME OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents a special two-part exhibition that explores the history and contemporary urgency of climate-related issues.

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ART IN THE TIME OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin presents a special two-part exhibition that explores the history and contemporary urgency of climate-related issues.

NATURE OF HOPE: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE ROTTERDAM

Under the title Nature of Hope, the eleventh edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) examines nature, culture and hope from the perspective of architectural thought and action, as a driving force for social change.

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NATURE OF HOPE: INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE ROTTERDAM

Under the title Nature of Hope, the eleventh edition of the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam (IABR) examines nature, culture and hope from the perspective of architectural thought and action, as a driving force for social change.

MEASURING THE CARBON FOOTPRINT AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN BUENOS AIRES

In line with the Carbon Neutral 2050 Plan that brings together the main cities of the world –including Buenos Aires– the Museo de Arte Moderno measured its carbon footprint as a first step to know its environmental impact and begin to take measures to reduce it.

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MEASURING THE CARBON FOOTPRINT AT THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART IN BUENOS AIRES

In line with the Carbon Neutral 2050 Plan that brings together the main cities of the world –including Buenos Aires– the Museo de Arte Moderno measured its carbon footprint as a first step to know its environmental impact and begin to take measures to reduce it.

SONORAN QUIPU. CECILIA VICUÑA’S SCULPTURE AT MOCA TUCSON

Sonoran Quipu is a sprwaling sculpture at Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson composed of natural and human debris collected by indivuals and organizations across the city.

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SONORAN QUIPU. CECILIA VICUÑA’S SCULPTURE AT MOCA TUCSON

Sonoran Quipu is a sprwaling sculpture at Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson composed of natural and human debris collected by indivuals and organizations across the city.

TOMÁS SARACENO IN COLLABORATION: WEB(S) OF LIFE IN SERPENTINE SOUTH GALLERY

Tomás Saraceno launched in Serpentine South Gallery a living collaborative and multi-species exhibition that delves into how different life forms, technologies and energy systems are connected in the climate emergency.

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TOMÁS SARACENO IN COLLABORATION: WEB(S) OF LIFE IN SERPENTINE SOUTH GALLERY

Tomás Saraceno launched in Serpentine South Gallery a living collaborative and multi-species exhibition that delves into how different life forms, technologies and energy systems are connected in the climate emergency.

EVERLASTING PLASTICS. UNITED STATES PAVILION AT THE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

Everlasting Plastics is the United States Pavilion’s proposal at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

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EVERLASTING PLASTICS. UNITED STATES PAVILION AT THE VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

Everlasting Plastics is the United States Pavilion’s proposal at the Venice Architecture Biennale.

DISECTING THE IDEA OF PROGESS. THE KOREAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

2086: Together now? asks why there is so much isolation at an era where humans are supposed to be hyper-connected through globalization of information, finance, and event culture.

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DISECTING THE IDEA OF PROGESS. THE KOREAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

2086: Together now? asks why there is so much isolation at an era where humans are supposed to be hyper-connected through globalization of information, finance, and event culture.

THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO JOINS GALLERY CLIMATE COALITION

It is the first museum in Spain to become an active member of the international community of art organizations working to reduce the environmental impact of the museum sector.

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THE GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO JOINS GALLERY CLIMATE COALITION

It is the first museum in Spain to become an active member of the international community of art organizations working to reduce the environmental impact of the museum sector.

UÝRA’S HYDBRID UNIVERSES AND CREATURES

The Currier Museum of Art announces the first solo exhibition of UÝRA (they/them/their) in a US institution.

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UÝRA’S HYDBRID UNIVERSES AND CREATURES

The Currier Museum of Art announces the first solo exhibition of UÝRA (they/them/their) in a US institution.

AN ECCLECTIC APPROACH TO THE IDEA OF DISSAPEARANCE

The Jamestown Arts Center announced A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna FallAn Intersection of Art and Science. This exhibition brings together 11 artists from all over the world.

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AN ECCLECTIC APPROACH TO THE IDEA OF DISSAPEARANCE

The Jamestown Arts Center announced A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna FallAn Intersection of Art and Science. This exhibition brings together 11 artists from all over the world.

A GEOMOPHOLOGICAL MAP OF THE RIVER SIL: THE EXHIBITION OF IRENE KOPELMAN

The exhibition Río Sil, lines and geometries by Irene Kopelman at the Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, approaches the landscape of the Sil river bank reiterating a model of observation that affects the relationship between art and natural sciences.

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A GEOMOPHOLOGICAL MAP OF THE RIVER SIL: THE EXHIBITION OF IRENE KOPELMAN

The exhibition Río Sil, lines and geometries by Irene Kopelman at the Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, approaches the landscape of the Sil river bank reiterating a model of observation that affects the relationship between art and natural sciences.

DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ: ECOLOGY STUDIES

Deeply influenced by the socio-natural context of Brazil, the work of Daniel Steegmann Mangrané (Barcelona, 1977; lives and works in Rio de Janeiro) looks into ecology as a tool to analyse the relationships of mutual transformation.

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DANIEL STEEGMANN MANGRANÉ: ECOLOGY STUDIES

Deeply influenced by the socio-natural context of Brazil, the work of Daniel Steegmann Mangrané (Barcelona, 1977; lives and works in Rio de Janeiro) looks into ecology as a tool to analyse the relationships of mutual transformation.

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