resources:

On this page you will find useful resources for those who wish to be better informed about environmental and social sustainability in the arts.

Here we share information about our public programme which includes talks, workshops, conferences, and other public events.

We also publish relevant research and articles on topics related to our ongoing investigations. Subscribe here to be the first to read.

And if you or your organisation would like to go further, contact us about our environmental sustainability consulting services.

resources:

On this page you will find useful resources for those who wish to be better informed about environmental and social sustainability in the arts.

Here we share information about our public programme, which includes talks, workshops, conferences, and other public events.

We also publish relevant research and articles on topics related to our ongoing investigations. Subscribe here to be the first to read.

And if you or your organisation would like to go further, contact us about our environmental sustainability consulting services.

research:

We are currently developing a number of tools to help artists and art professionals reduce the impact of their practice on the environment.

To do this, we conducted an online survey in order to:

— Better understand the motivations and barriers artists may face when seeking to reduce the environmental impact of their studio practice,

— Gather tips, suggestions and comments from artists based on their personal experience in making their studio practice greener.

research:

We are currently developing a number of tools to help artists and art professionals reduce the impact of their practice on the environment.

To do this, we conducted an online survey in order to:

— Better understand the motivations and barriers artists may face when seeking to reduce the environmental impact of their studio practice,

— Gather tips, suggestions and comments from artists based on their personal experience in making their studio practice greener.

free report

The results of the survey provide evidence that there are many motivations for artists to seek to reduce their carbon footprint and waste output in the studio, as well as a number of limits and barriers they face in doing so.

The survey also features many useful pieces of advice, tips and recommendations from artists including:
— List of materials artists stopped using because it was harmful to the environment,
— Examples of alternative materials they have found,
— How they managed to reduce the waste created as a result of their practice,
— Other steps they can take to further reduce their carbon footprint in the studio.

free report

The results of the survey provide evidence that there are many motivations for artists to seek to reduce their carbon footprint and waste output in the studio, as well as a number of limits and barriers they face in doing so.

The survey also features many useful pieces of advice, tips and recommendations from artists including:
— List of materials artists stopped using because it was harmful to the environment,
— Examples of alternative materials they have found,
— How they managed to reduce the waste created as a result of their practice,
— Other steps they can take to further reduce their carbon footprint in the studio.

online talk:

Artists, curators, and other art practitioners are invited to exchange on environmentally sustainable artist studio practices.

Join us for an online talk and discussion event about sustainable artist studio practices. We will discuss how far artists have come in adopting sustainable working methods and the challenges they face in doing so. This event will feature conversations between curators and artists who seek to reduce the environmental impact of their practice. We will present the results of the online survey ‘How sustainable is your studio practice’, which will be free to download.

Online event:

Environmentally sustainable artists studio practices

27 September 2021

6pm-7.30pm (WET)

online talk:

Artists, curators, and other art practitioners are invited to exchange on environmentally sustainable artist studio practices.

Join us for an online talk and discussion event about sustainable artist studio practices. We will discuss how far artists have come in adopting sustainable working methods and the challenges they face in doing so. This event will feature conversations between curators and artists who seek to reduce the environmental impact of their practice. We will present the results of the online survey ‘How sustainable is your studio practice’, which will be free to download.

Online event:
Environmentally sustainable artists studio practices
27 September 2021
6pm-7.30pm (WET)

recording

Part 01— Presentation of the survey report ‘Environmentally Sustainable Artist Studio Practices’ by curator and villa villa director Alice Bonnot

Part 02— Discussion with artists Felix Breidenbach, Tânia Geiroto Marcelino and Jessica Wetherly

Part 03— Q&A

recording

Part 01— Presentation of the survey report ‘Environmentally Sustainable Artist Studio Practices’ by curator and villa villa director Alice Bonnot

Part 02— Discussion with artists Felix Breidenbach, Tânia Geiroto Marcelino and Jessica Wetherly

Part 03— Q&A

workshops:

We are regularly running workshops and online courses to help curators and exhibition makers reduce the environmental impact of contemporary art exhibitions.

Curating an ecologically sensitive exhibition is an online course that provides the tools to become a responsible practitioner of curation and to curate contemporary art exhibitions with environmental impact awareness. The focus of the course is 
to challenge the conditions in which contemporary art operates in regards to the environmental crisis.

At the end of the course, participants are able to understand the environmental challenges associated with exhibition making, they know how to measure these impacts and how to reduce them. As a result, participants are equipped with the knowledge of how to plan, organise and deliver environmentally sustainable art exhibitions.

Email us at info@villavilla.co if you are interested in this training.

Previous workshop:

An environmental approach to curating

9, 10 and 11 August 2021

Gerador

workshops:

We are regularly running workshops and online courses to help curators and exhibition makers reduce the environmental impact of contemporary art exhibitions.

Curating an ecologically sensitive exhibition is an online course that provides the tools to become a responsible practitioner of curation and to curate contemporary art exhibitions with environmental impact awareness. The focus of the course is 
to challenge the conditions in which contemporary art operates in regards to the environmental crisis.

At the end of the course, participants are able to understand the environmental challenges associated with exhibition making, they know how to measure these impacts and how to reduce them. As a result, participants are equipped with the knowledge of how to plan, organise and deliver environmentally sustainable art exhibitions.

Email us at info@villavilla.co if you are interested in this course.

Previous workshop:

An environmental approach to curating

9, 10 and 11 August 2021

Gerador

resources

Ecological Self: central dossier

We wrote a dossier for Umbigo Magazine on ecological issues and post-humanist questions to discuss the interdependence of climate, social and cultural injustices.

Plant Data: Beyond our Understanding of Plant Communication

We wrote about Porto-based New Zealand artist Yota Ayaan’s latest exhibition, Plant Data, at the Galeria da Biodiversidade, Centro Ciência Viva, which seeks to humanise the science behind plant sounds.

Circularity as a design model: conference

We talked about temporary art exhibitions following circularity as a design model as part of an ongoing series of webinars hosted by Metis (in French).

The Future is Ancestral

We wrote write a text for Z33 to coincide with Seasonal Neighbours’ exhibition ‘Our Invisible Hands’, which offers new insights into the interconnectedness of seasonal and economic rhythms and the relationship between humans and plants in the rural landscape.

new essay

Towards Permacultural Art Production

We just wrote an essay for the new issue of Umbigo to examine how permaculture principles can be applied to art practices and can help contemporary artists and art practitioners to significantly reduce the impact of their practice on the environment.

resources

Ecological Self: central dossier

We wrote a dossier for Umbigo Magazine on ecological issues and post-humanist questions to discuss the interdependence of climate, social and cultural injustices.

Plant Data: Beyond our Understanding of Plant Communication

We wrote about Porto-based New Zealand artist Yota Ayaan’s latest exhibition, Plant Data, at the Galeria da Biodiversidade, Centro Ciência Viva, which seeks to humanise the science behind plant sounds.

Circularity as a design model: conference

We talked about temporary art exhibitions following circularity as a design model as part of an ongoing series of webinars hosted by Metis (in French).

The Future is Ancestral

We wrote write a text for Z33 to coincide with Seasonal Neighbours’ exhibition ‘Our Invisible Hands’, which offers new insights into the interconnectedness of seasonal and economic rhythms and the relationship between humans and plants in the rural landscape.

new essay

Towards Permacultural Art Production

We just wrote an essay for the new issue of Umbigo to examine how permaculture principles can be applied to art practices and can help contemporary artists and art practitioners to significantly reduce the impact of their practice on the environment.

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