Marfa Dialogues/New York alum, Tattfoo Tan, recently unveiled his newest project, Nature Matching System at Seymour Dual Language Academy in Syracuse, New York. As described by the artist: “The Nature Matching System is a color chart… used to remind us to consume our recommended daily dose of fruits and vegetables.”
The project, which is composed of a “curriculum”… Read More >
Tan, who was born in Malaysia and moved to New York in 2000, calls himself a “social sculpture artist” who collaborates with the public around ecology, food and urban agriculture issues. He has studied permaculture and composting, and… Read More >
Last week’s conversation between Maya Lin and NRDC President Frances Beinecke, now archived online. From the NRDC website …
On Monday, November 4th, two of the leading voices on the issue of climate change — artist and honorary NRDC Trustee Maya Lin and NRDC President Frances Beinecke — discussed the critical role… Read More >
The complete performance of Nora York’s sold-out show Water Water Everywhere/Nay Any Drop to Drink, for your consideration.
Art in America profiles Mary Miss, whose second MD/NY CaLL Walk takes place this Sunday, November 10 from 12 noon – 4 PM beginning at Broadway & 23rd Street (at the SW entrance to Madison Square Park). An excerpt …
A longtime advocate of environmental awareness, Miss was eager to participate in the Marfa Dialogues, she said in… Read More >
Marfa Dialogues/NY: Walking and Bicycle Tours (Saturday and Sunday) Several free events, pairing artists and scientists, will focus on how those in the art world can address problems associated with climate change. The programming is being offered… Read More >
Click here to read the first installment of Julie Martin‘s essay looking at the roots of Robert Rauschenberg’s social and environmental activism, and those ties with the ongoing Marfa Dialogues/New York program sponsored in part by the Rauschenberg Foundation.
E.A.T. board member Theodore Kheel had long been an advocate for public transportation, and as… Read More >
An excerpt from “Bridging the Gap,” by Alex Travers in Quest Magazine…
“Gap Ecology (Three Still Lives with Cherry Pickers and Palms),” Socrates Sculpture Park’s current installation by artist David Brooks, is composed of three 60-foot boom lifts filled with plants….
The artist’s extraordinary gesture was inspired by the light gaps—exposed areas formed by falling trees that allow new species… Read More >
Images from the October 15, 2013 opening reception for Quiet Earth
Rauschenberg Project Space 455 W. 19th Street New York, New York
Gallery hours: Wednesday – Saturday, 11am-6pm Photographer: Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.com
From “Can Marfa Bring Its Magic to Manhattan?” in T Magazine …
You don’t have to be a scientist, engineer or policy maker to weigh in on the impact of climate change. Right now, all around New York City, visual artists, architects and performers are tackling the subject as part of Marfa Dialogues/New York, a two-month series of… Read More >
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: New York, New York – September 23rd 2013 – The IMC Lab + Gallery is pleased to present “Climate Art: New Ways of Seeing Data”, a show on the perspectives of data, climate, and art curated by Isabel Walcott Draves, Founder of LISA (Leaders in Software and Art).
This data visualization exhibit is part of the Marfa Dialogues/NY,… Read More >
The new issue of The Washington Spectator, with an introduction to MD/NY from Marfa Dialogues co-founder Hamilton Fish of the Public Concern Foundation, which publishes The Spectator
This special issue of The Washington Spectator coincides with the launch of the Marfa Dialogues/New York project—a citywide public conversation on climate change scheduled for this October and November in New York…. Read More >
A profile of Vadis Turner, artist in residence at MD/NY program partner Materials for the Arts. Read more about MFTA and their MD/NY schedule of events on their profile page, or click here for the official press release.
From Materials for the Arts:
It’s a week before her exhibition opening in the MFTA gallery,… Read More >
An essay and slideshow in The Huffington Post from Francesco Fiondella — Senior Communications Officer with MD/NY partner The International Research Institute for Climate and Society — about the IRI’s research in Chile:
The Elqui River basin in Chile’s Coquimbo region is one of the driest places on Earth. It receives only… Read More >