February 23 - March 31
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Art, in all its forms, is a powerful communication medium for engaging people emotionally and intellectually. Recognizing this power, this series of community events explores the potential of visual art; painting, sculpture, and mixed media, to inspire climate change awareness and action.
Latitude 53 – Emerging Artist Exhibition
Dates: February 23-March 31, 2018
Location: Latitude 53, 10242 106 Street NW
Times: Tuesday-Friday, 11am-7pm
This exhibition features a commissioned work by Indigenous artist Brittney Bear Hat. Her exhibition, titled Linage, continues her research into land and ownership through cultural perspectives. Linage presents a conversation between the landscape and the work that goes into it for its resources like oil and gas.
SNAP Gallery – Emerging Artist Exhibition
Dates: February 28-March 30, 2018
Location: Snap Gallery, 10123 121 Street NW
Print shop hours: Tuesday and Wednesday from noon–6pm; Thursday from noon–7pm; Friday and Saturday from noon–5pm
The SNAP Print Shop feature window can be viewed from the street 24 hours a day
This exhibition features a commissioned work by emerging artist Lauren Crazybull.
MacEwan University Student Art Exhibition
Dates: March 1-8, 2018
Location: MacEwan University, Allard Hall
Over 20 MacEwan University Fine Art students deal with subjects of climate change, sustainability, environment through their chosen form of artistic expression.
University of Alberta Student Art Exhibition – Anthropocities
Dates: March 8-22, 2018
Location: Rutherford Library, University of Alberta
Time: Rutherford Library regular hours
Over 20 University of Alberta BFA students deal with subjects of climate change, sustainability, environment through their chosen form of artistic expression.
Panel Discussion – The Power of Art to Influence Social Change
Date: March 1, 2018
Location: Art Gallery of Alberta, 2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
This panel on Art and Environmentalism is a joint initiative of the Art Gallery of Alberta with the University of Alberta’s Change for Climate: Art for Change project.
Joan Greer will introduce and moderate the discussion which will feature presentations by the artists and scholars Brittney Bear Hat, Debra Davidson, Natalie Loveless, Peter von Tiesenhausen and Sheena Wilson, followed by discussion.
The panel is held in conjunction with Peter von Tiesenhausen’s Art Gallery of Alberta exhibition in which the landscape of Alberta features as a primary source of inspiration, with sustainability as a longstanding and integral concern in this work.
Von Tiesenhausen, along with the other panelists, will explore the power of art to influence social change in society, with a focus on its power to influence climate action.