PARIS — Climats Artificiels at the Espace Fondation EDF is an impertinent and multigenerational group show of contemporary art — heavy on miniature biosphere mockups — that raises the question of the current value of ironic artificiality.
PARIS — In the aftermath of November’s terrorist attacks and the ruling Socialist Party’s meltdown following a strong first-round showing for Marine Le Pen’s far-right Front National party, I glummly went to the Place du Panthéon to see Ice Watch Paris, an exhibition of melting icebergs by Danish relational artist Olafur Eliasson.
PARIS — The balls of Aerocene hang high above Solutions COP21, floating over ecocidal disaster-mongers as they sleepwalk visitors towards a total surveillance state.
Unless you’re living under a global warming-denying rock, you’ve probably heard lots of apocalyptic data related to climate change.
Since no world summit would be complete without artistic demonstrations, activists around the globe have created art protesting climate change and corporate sponsorship of COP21, from live tattooing performances to parody advertisements installed on Paris streets.