On Art Activism

The aim of activist artists is to create art that is a form of political or social currency, actively addressing cultural power structures rather than representing them or simply describing them. In describing the art she makes, the activist artist

On Art Activism

The aim of activist artists is to create art that is a form of political or social currency, actively addressing cultural power structures rather than representing them or simply describing them. In describing the art she makes, the activist artist

Public art, community, and what can we learn from Chicago

Public art, community, and what can we learn from Chicago? November 30, 2015 Design for Auckland, Thriving Neighbourhoods Public art is one of those ephemeral terms that can include many things from large-scale outdoor sculpture and murals, to street performance.  According

Public art, community, and what can we learn from Chicago

Public art, community, and what can we learn from Chicago? November 30, 2015 Design for Auckland, Thriving Neighbourhoods Public art is one of those ephemeral terms that can include many things from large-scale outdoor sculpture and murals, to street performance.  According

Call for Submissions: Relationships with Nature

You are invited to contribute to my MFA project, ‘Relationships with Nature’ – Whereby submissions will be collated in a beautifully designed book publication and exhibited in an immersive exhibition lounge. I am seeking stories, poems, factual encounters, and personal

Call for Submissions: Relationships with Nature

You are invited to contribute to my MFA project, ‘Relationships with Nature’ – Whereby submissions will be collated in a beautifully designed book publication and exhibited in an immersive exhibition lounge. I am seeking stories, poems, factual encounters, and personal

We are not defending nature, we are nature defending itself

“We wanted ArtCop21 to be an inclusive platform for all activity that engages audiences in – and most importantly looks for solutions to – the climate challenge,” Lucy Wood, Programme Director of Cape Farewell, an organisation that aims to instigate a cultural response to

We are not defending nature, we are nature defending itself

“We wanted ArtCop21 to be an inclusive platform for all activity that engages audiences in – and most importantly looks for solutions to – the climate challenge,” Lucy Wood, Programme Director of Cape Farewell, an organisation that aims to instigate a cultural response to

Psychology of Climate Change

Psychology of Climate Change by Veronika Meduna A recent survey (pdf) carried out by the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study at the University of Auckland shows than more than two thirds of New Zealanders believe that climate change is happening and that we

Psychology of Climate Change

Psychology of Climate Change by Veronika Meduna A recent survey (pdf) carried out by the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study at the University of Auckland shows than more than two thirds of New Zealanders believe that climate change is happening and that we

A journey through the Anthropocene

A journey through the Anthropocene by Veronika Meduna – Veronika.Meduna@radionz.co.nz This idea seems to have caught the imagination beyond the science world into the worlds of culture, artists, novelists – everyone has embraced this idea that we are this enormous species

A journey through the Anthropocene

A journey through the Anthropocene by Veronika Meduna – Veronika.Meduna@radionz.co.nz This idea seems to have caught the imagination beyond the science world into the worlds of culture, artists, novelists – everyone has embraced this idea that we are this enormous species