...For the week of April 19th – 23rd, we encourage you to turn your institution’s logo green on social media and share your commentary or action on climate change. Who knows whom you might inspire! …and that’s not all! Check
Rencontres muséo Paris – « Les musées à l’heure de l’urgence environnementale » Commissaires du cycle : Diane Drubay, Laurence Perrillat et Julie Botte Face à l’interdépendance des crises que nous vivons, qu’elles soient sociales, environnementales, climatiques et de la biodiversité, il devient crucial
The discussion will focus on central questions of Climate Modernity: What kind of visions have we evolved for the climate culture of the future, and how can we realize them? What concrete contributions can be made by projects such as the Climate Culture Pavilion and the VIENNA BIENNALE FOR CHANGE 2021?
In the third week of the Matters of Care: Museum futures in times of planetary precarity Conference series, we are joined by two filmmakers, Itandehui Jansen and Camilla Andersen, who will talk to Lotten Gustaffson Reinius and Christopher Morton about the process of creating thought-provoking films as a form of activism.
Art / Switch virtual conference series is returning with its third edition on Thursday, April 29 from 4-7pm CET, creating conversations between cutting edge voices on environmental sustainability in the arts. In this specially curated session we are narrowing our perspective on Art Logistics, including Transportation, Packaging and Climate Control, with a uniquely future oriented lens envisioning scenarios and potential practices of the near and far future.
Invited speakers from the US, Australia and Hong Kong will share at the Green Museums and the Paris Agreement forum the experiences and achievements in greening museums, enhancing sustainable operations and advancing climate change education. The forum also serves as an important step to build a community of green museums which act locally and ideate globally.
In the fourth week of the Matters of Care: Museum futures in times of planetary precarity conference series, we talk with Cissy Serrao, founder of Poakalani & Company, Hawai’i. Cissy and her family have been creating Hawaiian quilts for many generations. In conversation with Jeremy Uden and Misa Tamura, she shares her thoughts with us on the cultural significance and symbolism of quilting in Hawaiian culture, why the patterns and tradition are so important to keep alive, and how she teaches this exciting and beautiful art.
In the fifth week of the Matters of Care: Museum futures in times of planetary precarity conference series, keynote speaker Subhadra Das asks us the fundamental question: What is a Museum For? In conversation with Marenka Thompson-Odlum, Subhadra asks us to question our museums, collections, and stories that we tell.