[re]Framing the Arts: A Sustainable Shift | January 29 2021Art/Switch
Art / Switch virtual conference series is returning with its second edition on Friday, January 29, 2021, bringing together innovative voices and practitioners who are shaping matters of sustainability in the arts. In this specially curated edition, [re]Shaping Exhibition Practices, we'll discuss the role museums and galleries can play to rethink the conventional format of an exhibition and its immediate impact on the planet...
Virtual Verbier Art Summit | January 29–30th , 2021Resource Hungry: Our Cultured Landscape and its Ecological Impact
From January 29–30, 2021, the Verbier Art Summit will celebrate its fifth anniversary, launching a new virtual platform and inviting leading artists and thinkers from all over the world to deepen the Resource Hungry discussion started at the 2020 Summit in Verbier, Switzerland.
The 2021 virtual Summit consists of a two-day free digital programme, welcoming all those with a love for art, innovation and ecology to participate. The Summit’s open programme can be explored over the course of the two Summit days at leisure, with three new talks and five international debates by new and former Summit speakers. This is a time of great change and the Summit gladly offers a central role for artists and innovative thinkers to enable transformation and inspire action on the ecological crisis...
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On Culture and Climate: Artist Talk with John Akomfrah and Olafur Eliasson
Artists Akomfrah and Olafur Eliasson join National Geographic Magazine editor in chief Susan Goldberg for a discussion on their significant work as both artists and advocates for climate reform, while touching on the ways that artists engage with the important issues of their time and employ art as a tool in the making and shaping of history.