17.07.2011 | Trigger Point Theory

Between Art and Science

The advent of the anthropocene age has mobilized many artists to address environmental issues, as, climate change, water and habitat loss. Artists who work with science and scientists have been acutely moved by the scale of disaster many feel we are facing. This article explores how ecological artist, Aviva Rahmani pro-actively addresses these issues with a theory about environmental restoration grounded equally in art and science. By Aviva Rahmani, New York (USA).

20.10.2010 | Dancing, Debating, Diversity Dérive

On the Way to a Literacy of Complexity

To have a chance at creating a sustainable future we need to expand our ways of thinking and make room for the complexities of this amazing, contradictory, delightful and difficult reality we call home. The first ASSiST summer school brought together thirty artists and scientists from around the world to explore how we might do that. As it turned out, a lot of the good juice happened outside of the program... - by Lucy Ridsdale, Fremantle (Western Australia).

15.07.2010 | Arts and Sciences for Sustainability

Steps to an Ecology of Art, or A Short Walk to Complexity

How is walking an ecological practice? Walking can make us perceptive and open us up to an ecopraxis, attentive to the complex patterns of life. By David Haley, Manchester (UK)