Experience "BLISS"
an online exhibition that expands on the scope of our programs
of works of art and innovation that address sustainability
of humans and nature in its many dimensions and expressions

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When was the last time you felt complete happiness— sheer BLISS?

With so much disaster and hatred filling our newsfeeds, it’s easy to lose sight of what happiness means, and of how to pursue it. It can also be difficult to cope with its loss. More than ever, we owe it to ourselves and our communities to think about our relationship to this most human of emotions.

 

BLISS is an online exhibition through January 15, 2022, curated by art historian Yassana Croizat-Glazer, and presented at YCGFineArt.com in partnership with Streaming Museum, A Women’s Thing publication, and The Time In Children’s Arts Initiative which will receive a portion of the profits from the sale of art.

Mass for the Endangered

Composer, Sarah Kirkland Snider
Text by Nathaniel Bellows
Video art by Deborah Johnson

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

Björk’s MUTUAL CORE in Times Square launched a world tour
Björk, the goddess of nature and universe

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Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI)
What if we re-imagined our renewable energy landscapes as large-scale works of art?

Counting One to Four: Nature Morte by Debbie Symons, 2015
Climate, extinction data visualization. 
Read the story here  >

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Water, Mining and Exodus
in the Atacama Desert, Chile
by Marcos Zegers, documentary photographer

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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

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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

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

Of Poets, Human and Robot
by Nina Colosi, 4-page feature in Centerpoint Now, "Are we there yet?" Publication © WCPUN

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