Speakers: Seminar on Art & Ecology, 21 October 2009, The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden

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The Wanås Foundation
     
The Wanås Foundation organised a full-day seminar on the relationship between arts and ecology, to discuss from three different perspectives what is of most importance: individual efforts or governmental changes.

The seminar was presented on the occasion of the closure of the exhibition 'Footprints' (17 May– 25 October), a group show including works by Tue Greenfort, Henrik Hakansson, Tea Mäkipää (with Halldor Ulfarsson), Tomás Saraceno and Nilsmagnus Sköld.

Presentations by:

Latitudes, curators of projects including the group exhibition 'Greenwashing Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities' (2008) and editors of the publication Land, Art: A Cultural Ecology Handbook (2006)

Folke Tersman, Professor of Practical Philosophy at Uppsala University, author of 'Tillsammans: en filosofisk debattbok om hur vi kan rädda vårt klimat' (2009).

Joanna Yarrow
, media commentator and expert in the field of ecologically sustainable lifestyles, founder of the Beyond Green in London.

Moderator and co-organiser: Jakob Lind, MD Futurniture, Stockholm.
The Wanås Foundation
Box 67
289 21 Knislinge
Sweden
www.wanas.se


Seminar possible thanks to the generous support from Letterstedtska Association, The Foundation Culture of the Future and the Längmanska Cultural Foundation.

Ponentes: Seminario sobre arte y ecología, 21 Octubre 2009, The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Suecia

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The Wanås Foundation
     
The Wanås Foundation organizó un seminario entorno al arte y la ecología, para debatir desde tres posiciones bien distintas qué es más eficaz: los esfuerzos individuales o los gubernamentales.

El seminario se presentó en ocasión de la exposición Footprints (17 Mayo–25 Octubre) que exponía obra de Tue Greenfort, Henrik Hakansson, Tea Mäkipää (con Halldor Ulfarsson), Tomás Saraceno y Nilsmagnus Sköld.

Presentaciones de:

Latitudes, comisarios de proyectos incluyendo la exposición colectiva 'Greenwashing Environment: Perils, Promises and Perplexities' (2008) y editores de la publicación Land, Art: A Cultural Ecology Handbook (2006)

Folke Tersman, Profesor de Filosofía Práctica, Universidad de Uppsala.

Joanna Yarrow, comentarista y experta en el campo del estilo de vida ecológicamente sostenible, fundadora de la compañía de telecomunicaciones Beyond Green en Londres.

Moderador y co-organizador: Jakob Lind, MD Futurniture, Estocolmo
The Wanås Foundation
Box 67
289 21 Knislinge
Suecia
www.wanas.se


Seminario posible gracias al generoso apoyo de Letterstedtska Föreningen, Stiftelsen framtidens kultur y de Stiftelsen Längmanska Kulturfonden.

Founded in 2005 by Max Andrews and Mariana Cánepa Luna, Latitudes is an independent curatorial office based in Barcelona, Spain, that works internationally within the field of contemporary art.

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