Chilean Sustainability Week: Dialogues of the Present
September 30 - October 1, streaming from
Baburizza Museum, Valparaiso, Chile


National and international agents of change discuss: A transformative Future, New Economies, Water and Biodiversity, Indigenous Peoples, Sustainable Development
Website: dialogosdelpresente.cl / Registration: dialogos@dialogosdelpresente.cl

Mass for the Endangered

Text by Sarah Kirkland Snider and Nathaniel Bellows
Video art by Deborah Johnson

"Breathtaking beauty" -- New York Times
"A prayer for endangered wildlife and their imperiled environments...elegiac and affecting." -- The Wall Street Journal

Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI)

What if we re-imagined our renewable energy landscapes as large-scale works of art?

Agnes

Agnes Denes’s prophetic Wheatfield—a Confrontation (1982) addresses human values and misplaced priorities. Despite security concerns, 3 weeks after 9/11, we presented it in Moscow.

Photojournalists Teru Kuwayama, Balazs Gardi and Tivadar Domaniczky were embedded with the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines, in southern Afghanistan, 2010-11 to produce Basetrack, a Knight Foundation funded, revolutionary online project that connected battalion members with their families and others around the globe. It became an indispensable tool of citizen journalism, documenting a range of perspectives on the emotional tolls of war.

On sustainability in Afghanistan - Photography and Interview with photojournalist Teru Kuwayama.

When are "sustainability" benchmarks unsustainable?

Featured in Centerpoint Now, publication of World Council of Peoples for the United Nations, 2013

ONLINE PREMIERE: Anne Katrine Senstad’s short film MÔNOSIS/MONOSIS with acclaimed actor Bill Sage, re-contextualizes French philosopher Roland Barthes's 1977 lectures in light of the complex realities of our contemporary world.

Hong Kong band DAVID BORING experiments in ways that both confront and empathize with the modern world, revealing a dark, claustrophobic world that either excites or traumatizes.

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CENTERPOINT NOW, “Are we there yet?”
publication presents an unexpected take on the United Nations’ 75th anniversary, reflecting on the immense scope of the UN’s mandate through topics as diverse as the implications of space exploration, ethics for human health, the impact of peacekeeping, women and finance, traditional medicine, global migration, gender and climate change, architecture and energy solutions for the future, AI and humanism, the neuroscience of bias, overcoming the challenges of multilateralism, and more. The strong emphasis on art invites the reader to engage with the subjects on various levels. Centerpoint Now is a publication and copyright of World Council of Peoples for the United Nations. This special issue was produced in collaboration with Streaming Museum.

Artworks that produce and transport electricity from energy captured from nature

 

View works from the Land Art Generator’s competition for Abu Dhabi’s Masdar City designed by Foster and Partners as a ‘greenprint’ for the sustainable development of cities including energy and water efficiency, mobility and reduction of waste.

Rachel Corrie was a peace activist who died while trying to prevent the demolition of a home in Gaza. A film by Monika Weiss and music by Zaid Jabri performed by Palestinian musicians, remember her story.

Journey to locations unknown with friends or strangers around the world in the VR experience TAIL OF THE HEN by Swedish duo Lundahl & Seitl. Premiered in 2021 at STRP Festival (Eindhoven, NL) in collaboration with Streaming Museum.

CodeProfiles (2002, 2018) by W. Bradford Paley is an historic conceptual artwork made with code and inspired by leading modern and contemporary artists.

King Sahure and a Nome God, ca. 2458-2446 B.C.

Some Thoughts on Art as a Point of Connection Between What Has Been and What Can Be
by Yassana Croizat-Glazer, Ph.D.Founder and Principal, YCG Fine Art

Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of Michele Marullo Tarchaniota, c. 1458-1500

Of Poets, Human and Robot
by Nina Colosi, featured in Centerpoint Now, "Are we there yet?" Publication © WCPUN

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