Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? Reason #2 of many

This mini text series is called: Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? And to keep it hopeful and solution-oriented: What promising, recent ideas and solutions are out there to make it happen? And as my PhD is about art & the climate: what is art’s role in all of that? This text willContinue reading “Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? Reason #2 of many”

Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? Reason #1 of many

This mini text series is called: Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? And to keep it hopeful and solution-oriented: What promising, recent ideas and solutions are out there to make it happen? And what has art got to do with that? The text is based on scientific evidence, data from strong institutionsContinue reading “Why has there not been enough action towards sustainability? Reason #1 of many”

Corona and the Artistic Imagination

This post also appeared on the Website of the Environmental Humanities Center. I wrote it while taking part in the seminar ‘Environmental Humanities’ at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, taught by staff of the Environmental Humanities Center. What kind of imaginaries of the virus are visual artists offering? Artists are sharing their artistic responses to this crisis in times when museums andContinue reading “Corona and the Artistic Imagination”

Climate and Corona

In my PhD one of my central questions is “what role visual artists play in addressing climate change-related topics?” Therefore, I am reading a lot about the (general) communication around climate change. Now that we are faced with the Corona crisis, I feel I am seeing some interesting parallels and differences. Photo: Copyright Pixabay [RedactedContinue reading “Climate and Corona”

Climate Change Art to the Rescue?

This post appeared on the ERMeCC PhD Club site. ERMeCC is the Erasmus Research Centre for Media, Communication and Culture. Greta Thunberg’s school strikes and speeches for climate justice have put the topic of climate change into everyone’s newsfeeds for several months now. Almost every day we read, hear and see about climate change causesContinue reading “Climate Change Art to the Rescue?”