An exhibition about migrant deaths at sea provides the information missing from the Swiss-Icelandic artist’s display in Venice
A new wave of creative projects is addressing our shifting environment through art, activism, and innovative design
During the Jim Crow era, community pools were immensely popular summertime gathering spots. After pools were integrated, however, white flight inevitably led pools in black neighborhoods to fall into disrepair, denying black communities access to them. Rahaman points out that beaches held equal significance for the same reason.
The Salt Bride prints emanate an ethereal and quasi-spectral presence: They are indeed suspended in time, but also reminders that time is unstoppable, and will change the lake irreparably, just as it has altered Leah’s dress. Landau’s Dead Sea works are documents, a moving archive of a disappearing space.
Swoon, born Caledonia Curry, has been experimenting and challenging herself for almost 20 years. Since studying at Pratt Institute, she’s been creating massive installations for galleries as well as engaging in humanitarian efforts.
Next month, she'll continue this quest and set out along the Hoosic River for New York City, in culmination of her art installation, "Waterways," at Bennington College
A fishing boat that sank, killing 800 migrants, is being exhibited at the Venice Biennale.
“Purple” is the second in a quartet of Akomfrah films in which the topic of climate change plays an important role. His first was "Vertigo Sea" (2015), which was shown at the 56th Venice Biennale. That film explored man's fraught relationship with the sea, including whaling and fishing practices and the sea’s role in slavery, migration and conflict.
In the new documentary Walking on Water, the artist Christo proves that if you build it and it’s big, the crowds will come. Now, to pay for it all.
A new documentary reveals the passion and labor that went into creating artworks that look too fantastical to be true.
Gowanus is poised for a great deal of change and now, before the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure begins, is the time to make your voice heard and fight for the things that are important, and that we value in the neighborhood
Ten months after Ader waved goodbye one last time, his boat Ocean Wave was discovered off the coast of Ireland. It was still bobbing in the sea, but it was broken down and partly submerged in water. Some food and four forms of identification for Ader were found on board, but otherwise the boat was eerily empty.
“All the Rivers in the World” brings worldwide rivers and material from the Puyallup River together
The Cuyahoga River Valley, clean water and Cleveland’s role in environmental protection are important focal points for the local and international artists to share ideas, reflect and innovate together.
Artist Melissa McGill will stage four regattas throughout the course of the biennale.
Through interviewing members of contemporary river communities, Modes has been able to compile a “complementary and contradictory collage of unexpected stories that people tell.”
A panel dedicated to women who help to preserve the region’s working waterfronts, restore historic vessels and other forgotten maritime objects, perpetuate the occupational culture of our waterways, and keep the waterfront accessible
Ephemeral art as part of a 40 year effort sustained by the local community that culminated in the Castle Provincial Park in Southern Alberta
Timo Aho and Pekka Niittyvirta activated three synchronized lines of light to illuminate the future’s projected high tide if climate change progresses at its current pace.
"At first this exhibit was appropriate to the season," Torres said, "but to many of the artists who chose to participate it took on even more significance with the recent events that have drawn attention to our complicated relationship with water."
Yu-Wen Wu’s experiences as an immigrant have shaped the themes of her work: examining issues of displacement, movement, assimilation, culture and identity. High-Water Mark focuses on rising sea levels, storm surge flooding, and the projected displacement of people who live in the New Hampshire and Maine sea coast region.
The goal of WaterMarks is to create a visceral connection with Milwaukee's waterways, including Lake Michigan and the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic river
“The Tide and Current Taxi is a rowboat taxi in the New York Harbor, operated by the artist Marie Lorenz. Each trip is planned to coincide with strong tidal currents, all documented here with pictures and stories.”
Ten years after the passing of his wife and creative partner, Jeanne-Claude, Christo sets out to realize The Floating Piers, a project they conceived together many years before.
The Dutch artist's latest series of installations are currently on display at ISSEY MYAKE in Milan, as part of Salone del Mobile week.
‘Today, [Venice] struggles alongside numerous other coastal communities and island states the effects of climate change and sea level rise, making the mission and programme of Ocean Space ever more topical to the local community and its visitors,’
A yard sign stating that the area is eight feet above sea level is shown in front of the studio of artist Xavier Cortada who created an “Underwater Homeowner’s Association,” a kind of community installation to promote awareness about rising sea levels.
‘Sea Change’ emerges as a festival asking some of the most pressing questions in the region: about migration and gentrification, climate change, the future of labour in the wake of automation.
The artist seeks to address the severed relationship between the landscape and the viewer. An article in Hyperallergic by Nicole Miller.