Climate Change Art
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How one artist put climate activism on paper
How one artist put climate activism on paper | At her studio in New York City, Schragis creates intricate mind-maps, drawn diagrams that connect words and images with a dizzying array of lines. For Occupy, she drew a complex flowchart that mapped out the connections between the many issues that became part of the movement. [CoExist]
Climate change play tackles elephant in the room
Australian playwright Stephen Carleton is part of a growing and urgent movement of artists around the world determined to tackle environmental issues and climate change denial head-on. Stephen Carleton's absurd black comedy ‘The Turquoise Elephant’ won a Griffin Award in 2015. » Article in Sydney Morning Herald on 17 Oct 2016: Climate change play tackles elephant in the room
Environmental art is on the rise – with a little help from Leonardo DiCaprio
Environmental art is on the rise | Article by Anny Shaw in The Guardian. Photo: Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) 2014, by John Gerrard, who created the software to simulate and project a real-life solar power plant in Nevada. Leonardo DiCaprio bought and donated it to the Los Angels County Museum of Art.
Artist turns climate data into striking paintings
Artist turns climate data into striking paintings | Glaciers are losing mass in the North Cascades, where Pelto's father has done work for decades monitoring glacier retreat and related changes. Annual glacier mass balance data is represented in the painting.
Love Song To The Earth - OFFICIAL Lyric Video
Love Song To The Earth - a kind of ‘We Are The World’-song to inspire climate change action. Every time the song is purchased, streamed, or shared, the royalties go directly towards the efforts of Friends of the Earth to keep fossil fuels in the ground and lower carbon emissions, and to the work of the U.N. Foundation to inspire international action on climate change.
The New Yorker
“A Bright Future” by Eric Drooker was cover of The New Yorker in May 2014. “I painted a future that’s completely achievable,” Eric Drooker said of the cover. “All the technology for it already exists. What’s lacking is the political power to make it happen. In New York especially, the city has so much potential. When you fly overhead, you see that New York’s mostly a sea of flat, empty rooftops, with the streets in between as small alleys.”