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Examples of creative activism mainly for climate and environmental causes

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Banksy Finances ‘Louise Michel’ Lifeboat to Rescue Refugees From the Mediterranean

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Artists Turn Hong Kong's Airport Into a Protest Art Studio as Anti-Government Demonstrations Escalate | artnet News

Artists transformed Hong Kong's international airport into an unofficial studio for protest art over the weekend.

Note to self: Consider taking up 'green' graffiti.

154 votes on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

COP25: WWF and Prado Museum use art to show climate change

WWF and the Prado Museum join forces to raise the alarm during the COP25 summit in Madrid.

'Australia's largest unsanctioned art show': guerrilla bushfire campaign hijacks bus shelters

Dozens of political posters replace outdoor advertising in a protest against the government’s handling of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Milkweed Dispersal Balloons

A Sculptural Cloud of Plastic Bottles Illustrates One Hour of Trash in NYC

If you visited Governor’s Island in New York last summer you most certainly saw the billowing, cloud-like structure that sits in the middle of the lawn. And if you’re anything like my kids you probably dashed up to it to see exactly what thing was. But it’s not until you get up close that you realiz

Artists Respond to the Coronavirus by Flooding Social Media with a Yokai Said to Ward Off Epidemics

Connecting actions

To draw attention to the ongoing refugee crisis, an oversized puppet will traverse 8,000 kilometers on a route starting at the Turkey-Syria border. From April to July 2021, “Little Amal” will travel across Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and France on a search “to find her mother. To get back to school. To start a new life.” The international journey will end in the United Kingdom, with a celebration at Manchester International Festival. Read more on Colossal.

Little Amal: An Enormous Puppet Is Traveling 8,000km to Shine Light on the Refugee Crisis

To draw attention to the ongoing refugee crisis, an oversized puppet will traverse 8,000 kilometers on a route starting at the Turkey-Syria border. From April to July 2021, “Little Amal” will travel across Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and France on a search “to find her mother. To get back to school. To start a new life.” The international journey will end in the United Kingdom, with a celebration at Manchester International Festival. Read more on Colossal.

Ubuntu Museum

How to make an emoji to match your skin tone: Emoji Challenge

Ubuntu Museum

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

Window Wanderland – Transform everyday streets into magical, outdoor galleries

Window Wanderland

Window Wanderland – Transform everyday streets into magical, outdoor galleries

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky - Deveron Projects

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky - Deveron Projects

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery - Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery - Extinction Rebellion UK

In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion has covered London’s Trafalgar Square with nearly 2000 pairs of children’s shoes, with people holding a banner that reads ‘Covid today > Climate tomorrow > Act Now’. The installation urges the Government to act on the climate crisis during the coronavirus recovery to protect younger generations against the effects of an even deeper crisis that continues to intensify.

Dr Laura Kehoe devised a Green Santa. Dear Santa: children's plea for a green Christmas - Independent.ie

Dear Santa: children's plea for a green Christmas

Irish children are writing to Santa with wish lists for the environment that they want him to deliver to world leaders.

Strong relationships and connected communities, both now and in the future.

Connection Coalition

Strong relationships and connected communities, now and always.

Building Bridges: Six Sets of Reaching Arms Clasp Hands Over a Venice Waterway

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

Creative Isolation | MARCH

Creative Isolation | MARCH

Creative Isolation | MARCH

The Feel Good Book Club

The Feel Good Book Club

The Feel Good Book Club

Knit For Peace

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Knit for Peace UK is an initiative of the Charities Advisory Trust. It grew out of projects we developed in Rwanda and India, which brought together women of traditionally hostile communities (Hutu…

Creative Quarantine - Creative Adventures for those with Time to Spare

Creative Quarantine - Creative Adventures for those with Time to Spare

Creative adventures and activities for those with time to spare. Sign up to regular emails full of creative things to do at home and with others.

Skillshare Classes to Keep You Busy—and Give You a Break from the News—While Social Distancing

As many of us are stuck at home the next few weeks due to the ongoing threat of coronavirus, Colossal aims to help fill the hours both productively—and unproductively—with some fun lists of activities: think art podcasts, animated shorts, online classes, our favorite art documentaries streaming now,

Yatzer on Instagram: “Illustration by @mathieupersan #staycalm #stayhome #yatzer_inspiration #covıd19 #coronavirus”

6,317 Likes, 26 Comments - Yatzer (@yatzer) on Instagram: “Illustration by @mathieupersan #staycalm #stayhome #yatzer_inspiration #covıd19 #coronavirus”

Green Design

Make your space more sustainable with the latest information on industrial design and product design.

Travel

From slow travel to eco-tourism, we provide tips and inspiration for the environmentally-conscious traveler.

Garden

Learn eco-friendly methods for planting and maintaining your lawn and garden, including companion plants and natural pest and weed control.

Restaurant's plan for cleaning up the local beach

More memes, funny videos and pics on 9GAG

Lover's Bench | The Art Institute of Chicago

Nacho Carbonell, 2009

Designed by artists Maria Smith and Je Ahn of Studio Weave, Lullaby Factory is directly across from the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London and is meant to be a secret place that provides pure entertainment for patients, their parents, and the hospital staff.

Lullaby Factory Plays Music for Young Hospital Patients

Lullaby Factory is a playful installation that transformed the exterior of a boring, pipe-covered building into a fantastic display of creativity and

Interactive installation, swapping services via chalk speech bubbles, Collaborative consumption

I Have/I Need: Sarah Crowley & Charlotte Fliegner

Click to enlarge Melbourne architects Sarah Crowley (previously here and here) and Charlotte Fliegner have designed a community sharing project called I Have I Need. Using speech bubble-shaped chal…

mobile KITCHEN - Google 검색

mobile KITCHEN - Google 검색

Inspired by this artwork called Measuring The Universe, create a memorial wall of everybody - their heights at key times in school or in an organisation

Search Pattern, Page, and 1 images on Designspiration

See saves related to Pattern, Page, and 1.

Stricken für Obdachlose // Knitting for the homeless

Stricken für Obdachlose // Knitting for the homeless

[English version below] Aus einem einzigen Faden kann mit etwas Geschick und einer Idee etwas Großes, Schönes und Nützliches werden. Der Winter steht vor der...

Eco Friendly plantable paper bombs for Earth Day- B. Lovely Events

Seed Bombs - B. Lovely Events

Happy Monday Lovelies! Hope your weekend was fabulous! There are so many things to cover in the month of April and May my mind is exploding with ideas. This week look out for Earth Day ideas, April 22nd this year, and bridal shower ideas for April showers. Then Cinco de mayo is rapidly coming up […]

Public #art in #Lyon Use photos of people to be honoured/remembered and make a floor or wall piece.

Public #art in #Lyon Use photos of people to be honoured/remembered and make a floor or wall piece.

Street Art in Cape Town

This is a photo blog about street art in South Africa (Cape Town) created by Carole Moreau French webdesigner living in Cape Town.

Building trusting relationships

Bristol, UK: 2-Day NVC Foundation Training

Would you like to learn how to transform your communication? This workshop is suitable for you if you want to build trusting relationships.

The Other Market by Pablo Calderón

Interactive Installations Take Over Empty Office Floor

Today, the 28th of September, the HOT100 2013 who where selected by The New Institute, will finish off the HOT100 Days at TodaysArt Festival in The Hague with the HOT100 Show where the public will get a chance to meet and get to know more of the most talented graduates in the creative sector the Netherlands has to offer this year.

The Enlivenment movement: Beyond the current ideology of dead matter, mechanical causality, and the exclusion of experience from descriptions of reality in ecology and economy, which are responsible for our failure to protect aliveness in our world.

The Enlivenment Manifesto: Politics and Poetics in the Anthropocene

Key Concepts The current ideology of dead matter, mechanical causality, and the exclusion of experience from descriptions of reality in ecology and economy are responsible for our failure to protect aliveness in our world. The challenge of the ‘Anthropocene’ and the end of dualistic enlighte

'Peace' Screen Printed Kids Tee | AMuseLeatherCo on Etsy {NEEDED IN ADULT SIZES!!!}

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'Peace' Screen Printed Kids Tee | AMuseLeatherCo on Etsy {NEEDED IN ADULT SIZES!!!}

Twitter. It's what's happening.

From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary.

peace crane instructions - Google Search

peace crane instructions - Google Search

SLA Public Art Project 2013

SLA Public Art Project 2013

Before I Die/Wish I Could/I Believe Wall

Rosie Moss Envelope Exchange

In:Site day 5 Rosie Moss Envelope Exchange

Explore craftspace's photos on Flickr. craftspace has uploaded 3847 photos to Flickr.

Soul Light Movement on Instagram: “#soulightmovement #love #spirit #peace #free #happy #quote #art #inspiration #beautiful #spirituality #vegan #health #sacred #wise #namaste…”

4,699 Likes, 113 Comments - Soul Light Movement (@soulightmovement) on Instagram: “#soulightmovement #love #spirit #peace #free #happy #quote #art #inspiration #beautiful…”

Join us in creating a national dialogue about our #civilsocietyfutures by initiating a Conversation in your community of practice or locality. About #CivilSocietyFutures Conversations #CivilSocietyFutures Conversations is an open source framework for a national conversation into the role of civil society. Communities of interest, of practice or geography are invited to host open Conversation events …

Conversations - Civil Society Futures

#CivilSocietyFutures Conversations Our aim throughout this inquiry was to be humble in learning about what is happening, but bold in what we look at. We wanted to hear from all parts of civil society, in all sorts of ways. Applying this principle, we created an invitation to host dialogues about the civil society issues that …

flower signs

City

Street installations by the artist.

The 26 Impulses that Sustain Engagement Infographic presents 26 instincts that motivate a commitment of time and energy.

26 Impulses that Sustain Engagement Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

The 26 Impulses that Sustain Engagement Infographic presents 26 instincts that motivate a commitment of time and energy.

The Wishing Thread round a tree - a good idea for Tree Love Week

The Wishing Thread

The Wishing Thread as part of the Telegraph Hill Festival, London, March 2012

People enjoying a picnic in the middle of a highway during the 1973 oil crisis.

Highway Picnic

The Atlas of Emotion is a tool to help people better understand what emotions are, how they are triggered and what their effects are, and how to become aware of emotions before acting on them.

The Ekmans' Atlas of Emotion

The Atlas of Emotion is a tool to help people better understand what emotions are, how they are triggered and what their effects are, and how to become aware of emotions before acting on them.

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London's first Happy Cafe launches today in Shoreditch - Made in Shoreditch Magazine

Unhappy Londoners now have a place to seek comfort, as London’s first Happy Café launches in East London today. The Canvas, a brand new café and creative venue on Hanbury Street in Shoreditch, is the first to be supported by Action for Happiness as a space for the people of London to explore what matters […]

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#GettyStation: Chelsea Art Installation

Click to enlarge Driving uptown (yes, once in a while I have access to a car and actually drive in the city) I noticed, at a red light, a bizarrely rural and bucolic sight in the middle of Chelsea.…

World Leaders Bombarded By Art Protest At Paris Climate Talks

80 artists from 19 countries installed street art across the city this weekend.

Gross Domestic Product: Banksy Opens a Dystopian Homewares Store

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

#YoPrefieroElLago Documentary

Documental del proceso de la campaña #YoPrefieroElLago. Actualmente las comunidades trabajan en un proyecto para revitalizar el lago de Texcoco. La lucha sig...

Culture Hacking Toolkit

Spectacle, heroism, change-makers

A fright ride and a forest of lamps: Thursday's best photos | News | The Guardian

A fright ride and a forest of lamps: Thursday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

Mass reading of landmark climate change report in Christchurch

Well-known figures will spend 50 hours to help make an "enormous, overwhelming" report more accessible.

Iceland's Okjokull glacier commemorated with plaque

A plaque placed on Sunday commemorates Okjokull glacier, which was officially declared dead in 2014.

Sign international petition — Stop Ecocide

Lewis Pugh becomes first person to swim under Antarctic ice sheet

Pugh says he heard an "almighty boom" during the swim - but that it was just the ice shifting.

Remembrance for Lost Species

withNature2020 - Emma K Thomas

withNature2020

withNature2020 - Emma K Thomas

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

UN draft plan sets 2030 target to avert Earth's sixth mass extinction

Paris-style proposal to counter loss of ecosystems and wildlife vital to the future of humanity will go before October summit

Campaign Ad Design #CampaignDesign #CreativeCampaignDesign #CampaignDesignCompany #AdCampaigneDesign #DesignerPeople #CreativeCampaignAdDedesign

Logo Design NZ blog - Logo design - Web design - Print Design - Animations

Campaign Ad Design #CampaignDesign #CreativeCampaignDesign #CampaignDesignCompany #AdCampaigneDesign #DesignerPeople #CreativeCampaignAdDedesign

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories' | Environment | The Guardian

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories'

The Living Archive aims to help people worldwide see the significance of species loss as it affects individual lives and places

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Banksy Finances ‘Louise Michel’ Lifeboat to Rescue Refugees From the Mediterranean

Colossal | Art, design, and visual culture

To draw attention to the ongoing refugee crisis, an oversized puppet will traverse 8,000 kilometers on a route starting at the Turkey-Syria border. From April to July 2021, “Little Amal” will travel across Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and France on a search “to find her mother. To get back to school. To start a new life.” The international journey will end in the United Kingdom, with a celebration at Manchester International Festival. Read more on Colossal.

Little Amal: An Enormous Puppet Is Traveling 8,000km to Shine Light on the Refugee Crisis

To draw attention to the ongoing refugee crisis, an oversized puppet will traverse 8,000 kilometers on a route starting at the Turkey-Syria border. From April to July 2021, “Little Amal” will travel across Greece, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and France on a search “to find her mother. To get back to school. To start a new life.” The international journey will end in the United Kingdom, with a celebration at Manchester International Festival. Read more on Colossal.

Ubuntu Museum

How to make an emoji to match your skin tone: Emoji Challenge

Ubuntu Museum

Past Events | Oxfordschristmas.com | Oxford

Past Events | Oxfordschristmas.com | Oxford

withNature2020 - Emma K Thomas

withNature2020

withNature2020 - Emma K Thomas

A fright ride and a forest of lamps: Thursday's best photos | News | The Guardian

A fright ride and a forest of lamps: Thursday's best photos

The Guardian’s picture editors select photo highlights from around the world

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

David Byrne's We Are Not Divided explores our capacity, and our deep desire, to bridge our divides — THE ALTERNATIVE UK

Window Wanderland – Transform everyday streets into magical, outdoor galleries

Window Wanderland

Window Wanderland – Transform everyday streets into magical, outdoor galleries

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky - Deveron Projects

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky

Slow Marathon 2020 : Under One Sky - Deveron Projects

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

The Last Songs of Gaia - 1: Birds - BBC Sounds

UN draft plan sets 2030 target to avert Earth's sixth mass extinction

Paris-style proposal to counter loss of ecosystems and wildlife vital to the future of humanity will go before October summit

Campaign Ad Design #CampaignDesign #CreativeCampaignDesign #CampaignDesignCompany #AdCampaigneDesign #DesignerPeople #CreativeCampaignAdDedesign

Logo Design NZ blog - Logo design - Web design - Print Design - Animations

Campaign Ad Design #CampaignDesign #CreativeCampaignDesign #CampaignDesignCompany #AdCampaigneDesign #DesignerPeople #CreativeCampaignAdDedesign

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery - Extinction Rebellion

Extinction Rebellion put thousands of kid’s shoes in Trafalgar Square urging government to remember children during coronavirus recovery - Extinction Rebellion UK

In the early hours of this morning, Extinction Rebellion has covered London’s Trafalgar Square with nearly 2000 pairs of children’s shoes, with people holding a banner that reads ‘Covid today > Climate tomorrow > Act Now’. The installation urges the Government to act on the climate crisis during the coronavirus recovery to protect younger generations against the effects of an even deeper crisis that continues to intensify.

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories' | Environment | The Guardian

Tales of love and loss: people from Oceania share their 'extinction stories'

The Living Archive aims to help people worldwide see the significance of species loss as it affects individual lives and places

Dr Laura Kehoe devised a Green Santa. Dear Santa: children's plea for a green Christmas - Independent.ie

Dear Santa: children's plea for a green Christmas

Irish children are writing to Santa with wish lists for the environment that they want him to deliver to world leaders.

Strong relationships and connected communities, both now and in the future.

Connection Coalition

Strong relationships and connected communities, now and always.