Design, Fashion, Food and Innovation in the newly born Ecological Age
Sala Alessi - Palazzo Marino, Milan
October 19th 2011
Culture|Futures & Ragnarock
Ragnarock is a non-profit Association created with the intention of improving our society through intercultural exchange between different countries. Every year Ragnarock… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on October 28, 2011 at 21:00 —
From the solar-powered
"For six European arts… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 25, 2010 at 22:29 —
It was heartening to re-read Cathy Fitzgerald
's Art and Ecology notebook blog post
on Culture|Futures. Cathy is clearly an advocate for the culture sector to fully take on the role of catalyst towards a Ecological Age. Cathy's article is also a call to action to friends in Ireland: "… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 25, 2010 at 19:40 —
On Monday 15th Feb I attended the launch of Long Horizons
"A collection of personal reflections about art, artists and climate change" Continue
commissioned by the British Council
and curated by Julies Bicycle
The book of essays contains contributions…
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 17, 2010 at 16:30 —
New Delhi, India (CNN) -- A new game show in India will award… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 12, 2010 at 17:51 —
Mayor of London Boris Johnson is behind a new web campaign to attract ideas and suggestions from Londoners on how to deal with climate change. This is a clever approach of introducing Londoners to the concept of climate change… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 11, 2010 at 9:00 —
"Perhaps inevitably, climate change has been slow to creep into the creative arts, despite its 30 years at the heart of the environmental debate. One or two… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 7, 2010 at 17:00 —
This is a press release I found when surfing - I have doctored it by adding links and comments; see original version here
Nairobi, 31 July 2009 - On 31 July the Storymoja Hay Festival
made history by bringing the global event to Africa. The three-day festival brought… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on February 3, 2010 at 18:46 —
Read interview with Sony’s Executive Director of Production Services, Thom Dohner, on Eco Packaging Performance and Future Developments here
and watch the video
on our video page.
This is an interesting development, given Julies Bicycle
's work in… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on January 25, 2010 at 9:00 —
I just listened to a very amusing BBC Radio 4 afternoon play, Carbon Cleansing
: "When ex-banker Tabitha knocks green activist Will off his bicycle with her 'Chelsea Tractor' (SUV), two worlds literally collide."
I disturbingly identified with elements of not only activist Will, but also the awful Tabby. Sigh.
Favourite quote: "Making fashionable tokenistic gestures just doesn't cut it"
Added by Juhi Shareef on January 22, 2010 at 13:00 —
Hi All - Season's Greetings!
Apologies if you received a message from "Rose" that offered you eternal love / riches beyond your wildest dreams. Sadly, rose was all thorns so we had to let him / her go. Banned. Please do let me know if you spot any other bad behaviour.
Thanks, and hear's to a wonderful 2010!
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 28, 2009 at 22:35 —
This 5 minute podcast from Ethical Corporation
shows how major media company BSkyB
is embedding sustainability into its practices and how it is using its brand to help young people with learning difficulties. CEO Jeremy Darroch doesn't even mention BSkyB's new studios, Harlequin 1,
designed by my friends… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 23, 2009 at 10:30 —
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See the China Europa Forum
...It's a shame it's not a virtual conference - I can't see any mention of it being run sustainably!
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 16, 2009 at 10:00 —
Extract from: Where do we go from here? Networked_Performance Blog
On the occasion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15), the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in collaboration with BMW Group, invites the public to an open symposium comprising international names in the fields of architecture, design, contemporary art and technology. The… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 13, 2009 at 14:02 —
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 9, 2009 at 8:53 —
Here are some highlights from a fantastic and positive first day, venue: the stunning Danish National Gallery. (Note: photos, videos and audio podcasts to follow in the next few days)
All speakers said that the cultural sector was fundemental to a global response to climate change.
Finn Andersen (President, European National Institutes of Culture
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 8, 2009 at 0:00 —
The BC Climate Champions are a lovely bunch of young people - some are doing incredibly inspiring projects (see: Goris
of Indonesian microgeneration project Asgar Muda
) and, some are involved on a cultural note, such as the young Indians who perform a dance / theatre show to communicate about climage change.
We're delighted some of the Champions (e.g. the charming… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 6, 2009 at 22:30 —
Warning: this post contains Christmas sentimentality
On arriving in Copenhagen this afternoon, I supported the local economy and had my Christmas fix at the same time, by going to the beautiful Tivoli Gardens
. What a win-win! Think: hot, traditional gluwein and apple dumplings dipped in jam and icing sugar, traditional Christmas cottages selling pricey Danish designer stuff, ridiculous rollercoasters and serious crowds… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 5, 2009 at 23:30 —
Yesterday I was delighted to connect with culture|futures member Mik
Mik's Background is in journalism, music and culture and he worked at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation
for several years... He then set up a production company, and armed with a video camera, set about making documentaries. He worked with… Continue
Added by Juhi Shareef on December 4, 2009 at 9:00 —