Special Events

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Word Weathers

Multiple artists; organised by Te Tuhi
Durational Writing Performance (livestream) - Worldwide (online), 21 June 2022

This live streamed durational writing event with artists and writers across the globe as they write, read, image, sound, respond and perform a continuous planetary dawn text – reflecting on a biosphere in crisis.
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Wonder in the Midst of Dread: A Climate Conversation with Laurie Anderson and Anna Tsing

Laurie Anderson and Anna Tsing; hosted by Michael Morris
Online conversation, 25 October 2022

Presented by the World Weather Network, Climate Conversations is an ongoing series of one-to-one discussions, inviting visionary artists from around the world to engage in free-flowing conversation with leading climate scientists, policymakers and activists.
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Regarding Angry Weather: A Climate Conversation with Freddi Otto and Jeanette Winterson

Fredi Otto and Jeanette Winterson; hosted by Michael Morris
Video (talk) - Senate House Library, 21 July 2022

Presented by the World Weather Network, Climate Conversations is an ongoing series of one-to-one discussions, inviting visionary artists from around the world to engage in free-flowing conversation with leading climate scientists, policymakers and activists.
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States of Water: A Climate Conversation with Shirin Neshat and Kaveh Madani

Shirin Neshat and Kaveh Madani; hosted by Tony Gullian
Online conversation, 22 March 2023

Presented by the World Weather Network, Climate Conversations is an ongoing series of one-to-one discussions, inviting visionary artists from around the world to engage in free-flowing conversation with leading climate scientists, policymakers and activists.
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Extinction Wars: A Climate Conversation with Hiwa K and Jonas Staal

Hiwa K and Jonas Staal; hosted by Paula Toppila
Online conversation, 24 October 2023

Presented by the World Weather Network, Climate Conversations is an ongoing series of one-to-one discussions, inviting visionary artists from around the world to engage in free-flowing conversation with leading climate scientists, policymakers and activists.

Events

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Art, Ecology & Activism

SAHA Studio
Video(panel discussion) - Istanbul, 24 September 2022

In the first of the World Weather Network talks held at SAHA Studio in parallel with the 17th Istanbul Biennial, they focus on the recent past of the contemporary art scene and possible future scenarios.
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Haupapa: approaching a glacier

Te Tuhi
Panel discussion, 11 November 2022 (livestream 17:30 - 18:40 NZST)

Haupapa: approaching a glacier is a round table discussion that spans the fields of art, creative technology, live data and Matauraka Māori knowledge.
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In Reality, Everything is in the Air

SAHA Studio
Video(panel discussion) - Istanbul, 8 October 2022

The conversation between the editors of Art Unlimited (Merve Akar Akgün) and m-est.org (Özge Ersoy, Merve Ünsal) will take as a point of departure the series of texts that m-est.org has been working on with the invitation of SAHA as part of the World Weather Network.
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Philosophy of Value as an Artistic Practice

SAHA Studio
Video (panel discussion) - Istanbul, 8 October 2022

SAHA Studio's June-December 2022 term resident artist, Elmas Deniz’s concept-driven works explore the intersections and points of entanglement between economics and nature.
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breathtaking

SAHA Studio
Video (panel discussion) - Istanbul, 15 October 2022

In his performative presentation titled breathtaking taking place at SAHA Studio on October 15th, Can Küçük follows a personal narrative, detailing the physical and social relationships he forms with the atmosphere of his current location.
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A Contemplation on Inertia, Perpetual Motion, and Climate

SAHA Studio
Video (panel discussion) - Istanbul, 22 October 2022

In her talk organized, Burcu Yağcıoğlu maps the act of stopping and the concept of inertia from different perspectives, and addresses it as an alternative to doing, to motion and change.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Professor Mark Howden

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 27 November 2022

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. This presentation from Professor Mark Howden is titled Navigating the valley of climate change.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Aunty Loretta Parsley and Kirli Saunders

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 27 November 2022

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. This talk features Yuin Walbunga Elder Aunty Loretta Parsley and Gunai artist Kirli Saunders in conversation about the Possum Skin Cloak Project.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Carolyn Eskdale

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 27 November 2022

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. In this talk, Carolyn Eskdale speaks about her new commission exploring the concept of an emotional weather report for the exhibition Inside, underground.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: DarkQuiet

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 27 November 2022

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. This conversation between DarkQuiet artists and special guests Fred Watson, Marnie Ogg, and Cass Lynch explores how we might refocus ways of experiencing the rich complexity and fragility of the world.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Distinguished Professor Noel Cressie

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 15 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Dr Cressie presents a climate report on Earth’s heat and ice.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Dr Prudence Gibson

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 15 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Gibson discusses how The Tellus Art Project makes connections between plant ontologies, politics, ethics and art, drawing from her book The Plant Contract: Art’s return to vegetal life (2018).
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Rebecca Mayo, Aunty Deidre Martin and Jacob Morris

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 15 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Mayo is in conversation with collaborators Aunty Deidre Martin and Jacob Morris as they discuss the project, and stories of plants and people living and growing together on Yuin Country.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Cheryl Davison

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 15 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Cheryl Davison discussed the project and the relationships between language, culture and place.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Dr Pauline Jones

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 15 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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WWII Weather Station “Kurt”: A Talk by Susan Schuppli

Susan Schuppli; organised by Fogo Island Arts
Talk (livestream) - Worldwide (online), 11 February 2023

Fogo Island Art’s digital program Lost & Found Agency presented WWII Weather Station “Kurt”: a talk by Susan Schuppli. This presentation focused on “Kurt,” a WWII automatic weather station installed by the Germans on the Labrador coast in 1943 that was only officially discovered in the 1980s.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Kate Scardifield

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 29 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Dr. Beth Mott

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 29 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Janet Laurence

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 29 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Jedda Lemmon

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 29 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Michael Andrews and Mick Delmenico

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 29 January 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. Here Jones introduces key texts and some of the debates about how to (or even whether to) address climate change with children.
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Instability of something that seemed stable

Artingenium
Video (Panel discussion) - Jacques Cousteau Square, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, September 2022

Meeting of the philosopher Michael Marder with artists, curators, and thinkers to have lunch and discuss local and global climate change, art, the present and the future.

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Michael Marder, Oier Etxeberria, Gemma Intxausti, Erlea Maneros, Beñat Sarasola, Catalina Lozano, Natalia de Miguel, Lourdes Fernéndez and Luis Garagalza
Video (Mahai-ingurua) - Jacques Cousteau Plaza, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, 2022ko iralia

Michael Marder filosofoaren topaketa artista, sendatzaile eta pentsalariekin, bazkaltzeko eta tokiko klima-aldaketa globalari, arteari, orainari eta etorkizunari buruz hitz egiteko.

Inestabilidad de algo que parecía estable

Michael Marder, Oier Etxeberria, Gemma Intxausti, Erlea Maneros, Beñat Sarasola, Catalina Lozano, Natalia de Miguel, Lourdes Fernéndez and Luis Garagalza
Video (Panel de discusión) - Plaza Jacques Cousteau, Donostia, Gipuzkoa, Septiembre 2022

Encuentro del filosofo Michael Marder con artistas, curadores y pensadores para almorzar y dialogar sobre el cambio climático local y global, dentro de nosotros y en el arte.
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The Weather: Abi Palmer in conversation with J.R. Carpenter

Artangel
Live-stream (Video) - Online, 9 March 2023 19:00–20:15 GMT (London time)

For the first episode of The Weather, Abi Palmer will be joined by artist and writer J.R. Carpenter to discuss clouds, and climate.
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The Weather: Abi Palmer in conversation with Sop and An(Dre)a Spisto

Artangel
Live-stream (Video) - Online, 16 March 2023 19:00–20:15 GMT (London time)

For the second episode of The Weather, Abi Palmer will be joined by artists Sop and An(Dre)a Spisto to discuss disability, care, and building dens.
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The Weather: Abi Palmer in conversation with Gabrielle de la Puente

Artangel
Live-stream (Video) - Online, 23 March 2023 19:00–20:15 GMT (London time)

For the third episode of The Weather, Abi Palmer will be joined by writer Gabrielle de la Puente to discuss rest, isolation, and animal companionship.
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The Weather: Abi Palmer in conversation with Nick Murray

Artangel
Live-stream (Video) - Online, 30 March 2023 19:00–20:15 GMT (London time)

For the final episode of The Weather, Abi Palmer will be joined by composer Nick Murray to discuss their collaboration in the production of the four short films. Nick will also be introducing their own cat.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Jan Bryant with Naomi Eller and Steven Rhall

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 26 February 2023

As part of Siteworks: From a deep valley, Bundanon presented a quick-fire program of talks from leading scientists, artists and First Nations knowledge holders, sharing ‘weather reports’ from this time and place. This talk, led by Art Programme’s Jan Bryant with Naomi Eller and Steven Rhall will explore the ideas behind their ephemeral interventions into the Bundanon landscape.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Uncle Noel Butler and Sam Miers

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 26 February 2023

In this conversation, Uncle Noel Butler and Sam Miers speak about the Bugia Nawway Gabun Buridja artist residency that brought together Local Music and experimental music communities from around Australia.
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Siteworks Capsule Talks: Fernando do Campo

Bundanon
Video (talk sessions) - NSW, Australia, 26 February 2023

In this talk, postcards from do Campo’s participatory project Follow the pink ribbon, are shared by curator, Sophie O’Brien.
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Sun Gate: Ha’amonga a Maui

Te Tuhi
Durational performance, 21 March 2023 (livestream 06:30 am - 07.00 pm Tonga/NZST)

On the Autumn equinox, 21 March 2023, the sun moves north across the celestial equator and day and night are of exactly equal length. This event will be registered in Tonga by Ha‘amonga a Maui and the long shadow it casts and by performance artist Kalisolaite ‘Uhila’s own body.
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The State of Internet 2023

Waag
Video (online lecture), 9 March 2023

On 9 March 2023, Waag Futurelab organised its fifth edition of The State of the Internet, a gathering to discuss the big issues of privacy, platformisation, self-determination and digital rights. This year's lecture was led by writer, artist, journalist and technologist James Bridle (they/them). Bridle explores how radical technological models can decentralise power.
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Signals From Greece: The Link of Global Warming Levels with Climate Change in The Mediterranean Region

A lecture by Prodromos Zanis; hosted by Ioanna Mimi
Video (lecture-talk), 4 May 2023

The lecture highlights the link between global warming levels and climate change in the Mediterranean region, looking at the recent past and projections for the future under different emission pathways, while emphasis is given to signs of climate change in Greece.
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Artistic Process and Climate Change

Dhaka Art Summit 2023
Talk (video), 5 February 2023

On February 2023, the artists representing a wide geographic scope discussed their shared challenges as well as adaptive breakthroughs about their artistic process and climate change.
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Socially Engaged Practice

Dhaka Art Summit 2023
Talk (video), 5 February 2023

This panel brought together artists, architects, and cultural practitioners who have initiated social projects catalyzing change and empowering communities in long-term and tangible ways, working beyond their studio for the benefit of communities around the world.