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MELD nominated for the COAL PRIZE ART & ENVIRONMENT 2015

MELD nominated for the COAL PRIZE ART & ENVIRONMENT 2015

MELD nominated for the COAL PRIZE ART & ENVIRONMENT 2015! MELD is thrilled to announce that we have been selected for our Climate Change Opera...
MELD's Climate Change Hip-Pop Opera is SHORTLISTED for The Space WIRED Creative Fellowship Grant!

MELD’s Climate Change Hip-Pop Opera is SHORTLISTED for The Space WIRED Creative Fellowship Grant!

MELD’s next project: A Climate Change Hip-Pop Opera, a collaboration with Australian Visual Artist, Shaun Gladwell and NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Climate Scientist,...
A look back at BE THE CHANGE's Collaboration with the Global Citizen Festival 2012!

A look back at BE THE CHANGE’s Collaboration with the Global Citizen Festival 2012!

With the Global Citizen Festival having just happened last weekend in NY’s Central Park, we wanted to take a look back at our partnership from...
Alexander Schellow's STREAMING premieres | Ikono On Air Festival

Alexander Schellow’s STREAMING premieres | Ikono On Air Festival

Check out the “streaming” times for Alexander Schellow’s STREAMING
Athens is turning into a Butterfly City! | Sept 20th, 2013

Athens is turning into a Butterfly City! | Sept 20th, 2013

In honor of International Peace Day, we invite Athenians to join us in act of peace and solidarity pasting white butterflies between Akademias and Solonos...
First time in TV history | ikono On Air Festival | Sept. 6-29, 2013

First time in TV history | ikono On Air Festival | Sept. 6-29, 2013

MELD has been invited by ikono to present a special curated segment during the first-ever On Air Festival! Stay tuned for the MELD line-up! ikono...
Seth Indigo Carnes' VISUAL POETICS Kickstarter Campaign!

Seth Indigo Carnes’ VISUAL POETICS Kickstarter Campaign!

who are you? Seth Indigo Carnes, an artist based in New York City, originally from northern California. how did you get involved with MELD? I’ve...
Melding Stories | Meet Yvonne

Melding Stories | Meet Yvonne

My fascination with the creative process lead me very young to seek the company of “culture” [high culture-popular culture-multi-culture] and to work very close with...
Melding stories | Meet Corinne

Melding stories | Meet Corinne

To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.~Loran Elsely, The Immense Journey, 1957 For me, Meld...
Two minds MELD together  ΔΥΟ ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΙΚΕΣ ΣΚΕΨΕΙΣ ΕΝΩΝΟΝΤΑΙ ΣΕ ΜΙΑ ΙΔΕΑ

Two minds MELD together ΔΥΟ ΔΗΜΙΟΥΡΓΙΚΕΣ ΣΚΕΨΕΙΣ ΕΝΩΝΟΝΤΑΙ ΣΕ ΜΙΑ ΙΔΕΑ

MELD’s heart is the result of two minds melding together – Corinne Weber and Yvonne Senouf. When Corinne and Yvonne, MELD’s founders, first met, it...
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A Magical Cardboard for Forrest by French Artist Eva Jospin

A Magical Cardboard for Forrest by French Artist Eva Jospin

Sculptor Eva Jospin constantly reinvents the idea of what a forest is over and over again. She cuts, layers, arranges, glues and builds cardboard into different interpretations of The Woods. Her pieces range from smaller 2D pictures compiled from dense sticks, branches and flaky bits of wood, to life size 3D installations that you are...
Street Artists and Muralists to Paint All 314 Threatened North American Birds

Street Artists and Muralists to Paint All 314 Threatened North American Birds

The National Audubon Society estimates that there are more than 800 birds in North America, though it has only collected and analyzed data on just over 590 of these animals. Of these catalogued avian species, 314 birds are classified as threatened; much of this threat is attributable to human-caused climate change. These numbers are behind...
Embrace Inspire Respect Honoring 2016

Embrace Inspire Respect Honoring 2016

Let the River Flow: Looking for the Kifissos

Let the River Flow: Looking for the Kifissos

A couple of months before the Climate Summit in Paris, Cop21, MELD decided to add its grain of salt and produce an experimental action for Athens and its central river, the Kifissos. Athens is one of the least green cities in Europe and the Kifissos was covered by a highway at the dawn of the...
Mysteries In Ice | Thompson  Library  Gallery | ArtCop21

Mysteries In Ice | Thompson Library Gallery | ArtCop21

Mysteries in Ice is a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center Archival Program. The historic collections of the Polar Archives are featured alongside contemporary pieces that represent current exploration in ice-covered regions. This exhibit addresses elements of daily life in harsh environments, including lodging and food, as well...
We Have The Power: We Are Change | Musee De L'Homme | ArtCop21 | Paris

We Have The Power: We Are Change | Musee De L’Homme | ArtCop21 | Paris

As part of the 21st climate conference (COP 21), we invite you to explore some of the solutions to fight climate change through a Magnum Photos / UNEP exposure for COP 21. The magnitude of global warming may make any reflection relating to its impacts trivial and discouraging. What can a person, or even an...
Clima | Interactive Art About Climate Change | Xavier Cortada

Clima | Interactive Art About Climate Change | Xavier Cortada

Xavier Cortada, the artist-in-residence for Florida International University’s College of Arts & Sciences’ School of Environment, Arts, and Society, makes interactive art that merges with, or calls attention to, environmental science. He often employs the research of fieldworkers to draw attention to poignant environmental and biological themes — like synthesizing an actual DNA strand made...
Journey Of The Private Moon | Leonid Tishkov | ArtCop21

Journey Of The Private Moon | Leonid Tishkov | ArtCop21

Rosia Montana SENECA ANTICAFE, ROMANIA The Journey of the Private Moon exhibition encapsulates this trip by presenting the photographs made by Leonid Tishkov, maps of the areas affected by industrial activities, videos by the local environmental non-governmental organizations and…The Moon itself. Rosia Montana Around late August of 2015 the people of Romania were to observe...
Till It’s Gone | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Till It’s Gone | Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Yoko Ono, Ex It, 1997-2007. Istanbul Modern Collection / Artist Donation Featuring artists from various periods and geographies, TILL IT’S GONE explores artistic positions and approaches to the ecological issues and to the world we live in. Arjen de Leeuw, Act, 2012, HD Video, 2’55’’ © Arjen de Leeuw, Courtesy of the Artist. Istanbul Modern...
Liu Bolin Reminds Us Of The Destruction Brought By Coal And Deforestation

Liu Bolin Reminds Us Of The Destruction Brought By Coal And Deforestation

  “I put my thinking of the whole of society and my view of the entire world into my artworks,” Liu Bolin produces sculptures, installations, paintings, and photographs in which he critiques global societies. Though he has traveled to cities like New York and Paris for his work, he focuses principally on his native China,...
Eden | Olga Kisseleva | ArtCop21 | Art Museum Beijing Art Academy China

Eden | Olga Kisseleva | ArtCop21 | Art Museum Beijing Art Academy China

The artiste Olga Kisseleva works of bringing extinct species back to life, or of creating new species on the preexisting base of DNA. A truly artistic utopia, assuming that extinction, can be revoked thanks to the advancement of contemporary human civilisation. Nowadays, a lot of extinct vegetable and animal species can be classified as being...
Tuvalu : An Island In The Heart Of A World In Mutation | ArtCop21

Tuvalu : An Island In The Heart Of A World In Mutation | ArtCop21

Tuvalu is an art installation in the public spece of Aubervilliers market, echoing the local, territorial and world mutations. This is both a garden of the already there and a forum for the mutation. Tuvalu in Aubervilliers Here, Tuvalu is an art installation related to Aubervilliers market redeployment in the new passage Henri Alleg. Installation...
Illuminating Our Common Home  | Obscura Digital | Fiat Lux

Illuminating Our Common Home | Obscura Digital | Fiat Lux

On Dec. 8, a humanitarian coalition comprised of Paul G. Allen’sVulcan Inc., the Li Ka Shing Foundation and Okeanos, in partnership with The Oceanic Preservation Society andObscura Digital, and under the auspices of the World Bank Group‘s Connect4Climate initiative, presented a gift of contemporary public art entitled “Fiat Lux: Illuminating our Common Home” to Pope...
Botanical Maracaibo echoes  Cop21

Botanical Maracaibo echoes Cop21

Botanic Maracaibo, by Botanical City, presents the results from the Ephemeral Botanical Urban Landscape, a side event to the UNESCO’s Our Common Future Conference held in Paris on 2015 and a labeled COP21 project. An exhibition exploring the results of the performance ephemeral botanical urban landscape a performative method towards resilience and adaptable public spaces....
Images of humanity and climate change to illuminate St. Peter's Basilica | Obscura

Images of humanity and climate change to illuminate St. Peter’s Basilica | Obscura

VATICAN CITY, Dec. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — On Dec. 8, a humanitarian coalition comprised of Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc., the Li Ka Shing Foundation and Okeanos, in partnership with The Oceanic Preservation Society and Obscura Digital, and under the auspices of the World Bank Group‘s Connect4Climate initiative, will present a gift of contemporary public...
Studio Orta and Alexis Tricoire teaming up with Solutions Cop21

Studio Orta and Alexis Tricoire teaming up with Solutions Cop21

  Solutions Cop21 about to Open its doors check out the work of Alexis Tricoire and Studio Orta! Alexis Tricoire   Studio Orta Antarctica World Passport Delivery Bureau.
Counting One to Four: Nature morte | Debbie Symons | Climarte | Prodomus Gallery |ArtCop21

Counting One to Four: Nature morte | Debbie Symons | Climarte | Prodomus Gallery |ArtCop21

CLIMARTE is very excited to have the opportunity to curate an exhibition by leading Australia artist Debbie Symons. The artwork selected is an impressive large-scale digital work titled Counting One to Four: Nature morte. CLIMARTE: Arts For A Safe Climate is one of Australia’s leading NGO organisiations harnessing the creative power of the Arts to...
Aerocene Around the world to change the world | Tomás Saraceno | Grand Palais | Palais de Tokyo

Aerocene Around the world to change the world | Tomás Saraceno | Grand Palais | Palais de Tokyo

How to revolutionize the usage of resources, through the new thermodynamic imagination and a sculpture that floats in the levels of stratosphere? Tomás Saraceno’s artistic project Aerocene invites us to think of new ways to sense the circulation of energy and resources, actively reframing the material ethics and politics of our contemporary modes of moving,...
The Standing March, JR and Darren Aronofsky collaboration for Cop21

The Standing March, JR and Darren Aronofsky collaboration for Cop21

The Standing March from Gregory Copitet on Vimeo.   Artist JR and filmmaker Darren Aronofsky collaborate on a major public artwork for Cop21 AT THE ASSEMBLÉE NATIONALE NOVEMBER 29th AND 30th AT 8pm-4am AND TRAVELING PARIS THROUGHOUT THE WEEK Renowned French artist JR and Oscar-nominated American filmmaker Darren Aronofsky have collaborated on The Standing March, a...
Brandalism: 82 Artists Install 600 Fake Ads Across Paris to Protest the COP21 Climate Conference

Brandalism: 82 Artists Install 600 Fake Ads Across Paris to Protest the COP21 Climate Conference

Just days before the start of the UN COP21 Climate Conference held in Paris and during the French state of emergency following terrorist attacks earlier this November, 600 posters were covertly distributed and hung within the city. The posters were not taped to poles or distributed in public grounds, but secured behind glass at bus stops around the city....
Earth Can You Hear Us? The ArtCOP21 Summit Launch: LIVE!

Earth Can You Hear Us? The ArtCOP21 Summit Launch: LIVE!

On the first day of COP21, Monday 30th November at St Pancras Station, London – ArtCop21 partners with 100% renewable firm Good Energy, to bring a live and loud array of performances calling for major climate action. EARTH CAN YOU HEAR US? will fill the station’s Grand Terrace with music, poetry and talks, as UK delegates...
One Heart One Tree for the UN Climate conference, COP21 in Paris.

One Heart One Tree for the UN Climate conference, COP21 in Paris.

  1 Heart 1 Tree on www.1heart1tree.org support us! from Naziha Mestaoui on Vimeo. A monumental work of art by Naziha Mestaoui, creating a forest of light on the monuments of Paris during the UN Climate Conference in 2015 (COP21). It offers spectators the ability to create a virtual tree of light using a heart...
Concrete Nature Installation By Matteo Messervy In Conjunction with ArtCOP21

Concrete Nature Installation By Matteo Messervy In Conjunction with ArtCOP21

CONCRETE NATURE INSTALLATION BY MATTEO MESSERVY AMBASSADE DE FRANCE EN THAÏLANDE, BANGKOK Site-specific light installation at the Embassy of France to Thailand by the French designer Matteo Messervy. At the occasion of the COP21, the Embassy of France to Thailand wish to reinforce its actions to heighten awareness of the Thai audience.  That’s in this...
One Bike, One Year: A Solo Trip With A Focus On Storytelling, Water, And Climate Change

One Bike, One Year: A Solo Trip With A Focus On Storytelling, Water, And Climate Change

For the last year I have been travelling around the world to collect 1001 stories from people I meet about water and/or climate change (www.onebikeoneyear.wordpress.com). I make audio recordings from people I meet. The plan is to make a map on a website where you can click on a point and listen to a story....
A Street Artist Paints on Melting Icebergs - Sean Yoro Aka Hula

A Street Artist Paints on Melting Icebergs – Sean Yoro Aka Hula

Hula Iceberg Murals Rising sea levels caused by the melting of glaciers are maybe the most visible effect of the growing climate change problem on our planet. This issue is caused by the excessive CO2 emission and will be addressed to at the upcoming summit in Paris later in November. But environmental issues aren’t the problem of...
Aqua-Terra | Terra-Aqua,  Installation by Francisco Alvarado-Juárez  in conjunction with ArtCop21

Aqua-Terra | Terra-Aqua, Installation by Francisco Alvarado-Juárez in conjunction with ArtCop21

    Denver Art Museum 11/November/2015 For his project, Alvarado-Juárez transformed one of the museum’s hallways, the Precourt Discovery Hall, into a welcoming space for visitors, families in particular. The installation uses paper recycled from thousands of supermarket bags, hand painted and cut to create a forest of colors where visitors can search for and...
Clouds and Meteoros | Installation by Lucy and Jorge Orta in Conjuntion with ArtCop21

Clouds and Meteoros | Installation by Lucy and Jorge Orta in Conjuntion with ArtCop21

CLOUDS | METEOROS INSTALLATION BY LUCY + JORGE ORTA   26 SEP 2015 – 17 JAN 2016, 12 – 12am GARE LILLE FLANDRES, LILLE Lucy + Jorge Orta inaugurate their internationally recognized sculpture Cloud | Meteors in Lille Friday, September 25th at 19h. Suspended inside the Lille Flandres station, the monumental installation will welcome visitors...
Tom Sachs' Baked Alaska

Tom Sachs’ Baked Alaska

Among the sculptor Tom Sachs’ cultural appropriations, remixes and samplings (such as a McDonald’s on wheels, a cardboard Chanel chainsaw and an Unité d’Habitation cut from foamcore), space exploration, in its Cold War pomp, has remained a constant. In 2007, his exhibition ‘Space Program’ included a scale-model lunar landing module and a mission control with...