Australian research groups and networks
Carbon Arts generates and evaluates creative models for engaging society in imagining and shaping a more sustainable future. We work with forward-thinking governments, businesses, artists and designers to inject creative talent and thinking into decision-making and to reach broad audiences.
CLIMARTE is an independent not for profit body that brings the arts community together to tackle climate change.
O2 Eco-Creatives Network
The O2 Eco-creatives network aims to raise the profile of Australian eco-design in Australia and throughout the world and to grow and nurture the eco-creative industry through sharing of knowledge and to gain recognition and awareness of the essential role of eco-design and designers.
Community Arts Network
The Community Arts Network (CAN) is a portal to the field of community arts, providing news, documentation, theoretical writing, communications, research and educational information.
Based in WA Australia, SymbioticA is the first research laboratory of its kind, enabling artists and researchers to engage in wet biology practices in a biological science department.
Tipping Point Australia
TippingPoint Australia facilitates creative conversations and interventions with the arts and cultural sector and others nationally and internationally that support an environmentally sustainable future. We promote and produce low carbon art projects nationally and internationally, charting the transition to a low carbon economy -The Climate Commissions
International research groups and opportunities
The Arctic Circle
The Arctic Circle is the nexus where art intersects science, architecture and activism- an incubator for thought and expermentation for artists and innovators who seek out and foster areas of collaboration to engage in the central issue of our time.
ASU Center for Science and the Imagination
In March, 2012 ASU hosted Emerge, an unparalleled campus-wide event uniting artists, engineers, scientists, storytellers and designers to build, draw, write and rethink the future of the human species and the environments that we share. The Center for Science and the Imagination will develop Emerge into an annual event that will engage changemakers from a variety of fields to respond to the question "what kind of future do we want to create?"
Ars Bioarctica is a long term art&science program by the Finnish
Society of Bioart together with the Kilpisjärvi Biological Station. Since 2010 it is organizing an artist-in-residency program at the
Kilpisjärvi Biological Station of the University of Helsinki in
the sub-Arctic Lapland.
The International network of Cultura21 aims to bring together organizations and individuals across the globe striving to advance social, economic and ecological justice. Cultura21 stands for Cultures of Sustainability, allowing human social systems to evolve in harmony with one another and with their environment.
Green museum is an online museum of environmental art, which emerged from seeing firsthand some of the challenges facing artists, community groups, nonprofit organizations and arts institutions when presenting and developing a dialogue around environmental art.
MIT's Art, Science & Technology
Center for Art, Science & Technology (CAST) is being established at MIT and will integrate the arts into the curriculum and research of institutions of higher learning.
As part of Pixelache Helsinki Festival, Camp Pixelache 2012 is designed around one main unconference day on
Saturday 12.5, with an overarching theme of 'Do It With Others'. How can artists, makers, cultural producers, researchers and
activists work collaboratively with each other and audiences, to create
new co-production models for artefacts/events with sustainability as the
RSA Arts and Ecology Group
The Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts Arts and Ecology Centre is an organisation whose role is to catalyse, publicise, challenge and support artists who are responding to the unprecedented environmental challenges of our era. Using their inspirations, RSA Arts and Ecology aims to create a positive discussion about the causes and the human impact of climate change through commissioning, debate, interdisciplinary discourse and a high-profile website.