This winter you are invited to participate in a season of commissions, performances, exhibitions and events which respond to climate change and imagine more sustainable futures and ways of living.
Engaging with what some are calling the most important event of this century – COP21 UN climate change negotiations in Paris (30th November – 11th December), this season is a celebration of creative exploration, debate and discussion connecting art, climate change and environmental sustainability.
Choose from one of the types of events below, or take a look at our events calendar.
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
The nation’s centre of excellence for performing and production arts training, providing specialised vocational education in dance, drama, music, production and screen production.
Gayfield Creative Spaces
A series of venues and workshops geared to creative collaboration located in central Edinburgh in and around a former tyre depot just off Gayfield Square.
Offering theatre skills, film and drama activity for children and young people aged 5 to 25 years across West Lothian. Aiming to deliver quality and equitable arts activity that builds confidence, aspiration, social and creative skills.
The Lifecycle of Stuff
The Lifecycle of Stuff is an exciting new partnership between artist Kathy Beckett, Creative Carbon Scotland and City of Edinburgh Council exploring the circular economy with six of Edinburgh’s schools and engaging with the links between creative learning, art, sustainability and climate change.
A contemporary arts organisation based in Huntly, a market town in the north east of Scotland with a population of 4,500.
The Stove Network
Working with artists, young people, local people and groups to make accessible public art events and activities in Dumfries and build national and international connections for the arts in South West Scotland.
Find out more about the Paris ArtCOP, Coming of Age,
and other worldwide artistic responses to climate change
This post orginally appeared on the Creative Carbon Scotland blog. ArtCOP Scotland is currently in full swing, with over 50 events responding to climate change and the UN COP21 summit taking place across the country. However, making work about environmental sustainability is often only part of what these arts organisations are doing to effect their[…]
Our first official associated ArtCOP Scotland event kicks off today with the opening night of Re:See It 3 exhibition! This exhibition focuses on environmental sustainability and climate change and the artists positive personal creative roles and responses towards it. This 3rd Re:See It extends its reach and has called on the creative communities engaged with Creative[…]
Creative Carbon Scotland Director Ben Twist reflects on the background to ArtCOP Scotland. This post originally appeared on the Creative Carbon Scotland blog. What is COP21? COP21 is the 21st annual Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the UNFCCC), a treaty about addressing climate change. Technically it’s the[…]