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Chris Jordan - Running the Numbers. Running the Numbers looks at contemporary American culture through the austere lens of statistics.

Chris Jordan - Running the Numbers

Each image portrays a specific quantity of something: fifteen million sheets of office paper (five minutes of paper use); 106,000 aluminum cans (thirty seconds of can consumption) and so on. My hope is that images representing these quantities might have a different effect than the raw numbers alone, such as we find daily in articles and books. Statistics can feel abstract and anesthetizing, making it difficult to connect with and make meaning of 3.6 million SUV sales in one year, for example, or 2.3 million Americans in prison, or 32,000 breast augmentation surgeries in the U.S. every month.

Brandon ballengee framework absence. Now come Derrick Jensen and Lierre Keith, with an Open Letter to reclaim environmentalism from Big Green and the conservation-industrial complex.

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Hand Drawn Animations of Animals by Michael J. Felber. Art (and Science) Talk with artist-biologist Brandon Ballengée. It is tricky to measure the number of species going extinct each year on our planet—it all depends on how many species of flora and fauna exist, a difficult number to pin down.

Art (and Science) Talk with artist-biologist Brandon Ballengée

What most scientists can agree on, however, is that the extinction rate is 1,000 to 10,000 times higher than it would be if people weren't around. While those changes don't appear to impact our everyday lives—the extinction of a little-known tree frog doesn't change how long we wait in line for our morning coffee—the accelerated rate of extinction does hint at the ways in which climate change and other global phenomena will eventually have a significant impact on the way humans live, in terms of habitable landscapes, food supply, water resources, and other crucial areas.

It is this looming, possibly catastrophic change that Brandon Ballengée—an artist, biologist and environmental activist—takes as the subject matter for his art. There's something very special about visual art. 30 Shocking Animal Ad Campaigns That Will Make You Rethink Your Lifestyle. Social ads concerning the environment and animal rights stand out the most in the controversial field of social advertisement.

30 Shocking Animal Ad Campaigns That Will Make You Rethink Your Lifestyle

And it’s no surprise, as these ads speak about global issues that aren’t easy to solve and suggest that we change our old negative habits for good. Global warming, homeless animals, and animal abuse for entertainment, food, clothes, and cosmetics are just a few of the overwhelming problems that these 30 social animal ads try to raise awareness about. These ads are powerful and intimidating, and will hopefully inspire people to make Earth a better place for all of its inhabitants. What’s so special about Little Worm? 19 Jan 2016 Schlunke & Polyp explain the inspiration behind 'Little Worm's Big Question'.

What’s so special about Little Worm?

Artist Alison Moritsugu Creates Idealized Depictions of Nature Painted Directly on Tree Logs. New York based artist Alison Moritsugu uses art and art history to explore the past and present of America's landscapes.

Artist Alison Moritsugu Creates Idealized Depictions of Nature Painted Directly on Tree Logs

For her upcoming exhibition, "inconsequence / in consequence" at Littlejohn Contemporary in New York, Moritsugu presents a series of landscapes painted on cut wood that otherwise would be turned to mulch, depicting idyllic visions of America during the settlement period the destructive effects of industrialization. Moritsugu explains, "I like the juxtaposition and tension created by having an image of nature on a section or sample of real nature. " Visit Alison Moritsugu's website for more info. via [Lustik] via [My Modern Met] via [Hi Fructose] Junkculture. Save The Bees: I Painted London Streets With Bee Murals To Raise Awareness About Colony Collapse Disorder. I don’t like being called a street artist.

Save The Bees: I Painted London Streets With Bee Murals To Raise Awareness About Colony Collapse Disorder

I hate that phrase. In fact, it’s stereotypes in general I have serious issues with. I try to help people break these down in my work, both in what I paint and where I paint it. Endangered Animal Sculptures Made out of Hunting Jackets. Endangered Animal Sculptures Made out of Hunting Jackets. Art — World Oceans Day Hawai‘i. Human Harm: Posters for endangered species awareness on Illustration Served. Human Harm: Posters for endangered species awareness on Illustration Served.

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity - Goldman. Aphoristic Extinctions: Horny As A Rhinoceros by Jon Goldman, 2015, ink on paper Aphoristic Extinctions: We Are The Walrus by Jon Goldman, 2015, ink on paper These drawings are from my on-going series called Aphoristic Extinctions.

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity - Goldman

Its goal is to provoke discussion and reflection on how humorous, colloquial verbal depictions allow humans to cynically express fear and justify estrangement from the natural world. Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity-Extinction. Biodiversity/Extinction17th international art-sci juried exhibitionorganized by Art & Science Collaborations at the New York Hall of Science October 10, 2014 - February 28, 2016Click on names below for individual artist/scientist pages with image(s), statements, and contact information.

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity-Extinction

Co-Juror Bios Introduction Writing & Juror Statements ASCI's Exhibition Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) was founded in New York City in 1988 with the purpose of nurturing the intersection of art and science and increasing exposure to this exciting interdisciplinary work. Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity - Strohacker. Encounter by Lauren Strohacker, 2013, reflective road paint on MDF board Animal Land by Lauren Strohacker & Kendra Sollars, 2014, video projection NO(w)HERE by Lauren Strohacker, 2013, vinyl on window The loss of biodiversity is palpable.

Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity - Strohacker

Wildlife populations are controlled, predators are decimated, and survivors are displaced to the edge of human comfortability. Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. (ASCI) - Biodiversity-Extinction. 2016 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest. The Endangered Species Coalition (ESC) is pleased to announce our 2016 Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest, which is open to K-12 grade students, including those who are homeschooled or belong to a youth/art program.

The contest is an integral part of the 11th annual Endangered Species Day on May 20, 2016. For more background on the contest, including an art lesson plan for teachers and other resources, please visit Endangered Species at MYA Gallery. Twenty international contemporary artists are this month joining forces for the collective exhibition Endangered Species at MYA Gallery.

The London based MYA Gallery has teamed up with World Land Trust to present Endangered Species, with each of the twenty international contemporary artists depicting one animal in their artworks which is under threat of extinction. The collective exhibition Endangered Species aims to promote awareness of these animals, the factors contributing to extinction and how we can support those protecting endangered species.

With a quarter of all mammals and a third of all amphibians facing extinction, the collective exhibition at MYA Gallery hopes to educate people while also raising valuable funds for World Land Trust. MYA Gallery recently exhibited Kaleidoscope, a group show focussing on Spanish street artists including Zosen, Okuda, Kenor and Btoy. Artist-Technologist Re-Animates Extinct Species. “New media” is actually middle-aged. It’s been half a century since The Kitchen’s debut in New York; Mark Tribe founded Rhizome dot org in 1996. Kitchen co-founders Woody Vasulka and Steina, residing in Santa Fe since the ‘80s, still create, and they host a massive online archive.

San Rafael artist paints species on their way to extinction or already gone. What: “Climate Change” and “Sea Stars” When: Jan. 8 to Feb. 26 Where: Art Works Downtown, 1337 Fourth St., San Rafael Admission: Free Information: 415-451-8119;; More: Artists’ receptions: 5 to 8 p.m. Ellen Litwiller is not out to inspire people to save the world or change their habits or become eco-activists.

Arts For Animals. Arts For Animals. Eco-Now: Artists and Extinction. 3. What inspired you to begin a series of prints on recently extinct species? JB: I created the series in 2010 when I was invited to participate in a show at the former Positron Gallery in The show's title and theme was “Eschatology,” which is the theological study of the end of the world or the apocalypse. We were allowed to take the theme in any direction we wanted, so instead of looking at mythological visions of the apocalypse, I focused on the destruction of the world that is going on already. JB: I started my research for the series as just a curious person on the internet. Louis masai masai streetart. Louis masai masai streetart.

IUCN red list of endangered species. Empire State Building's Animal Light Art. Share “Projecting Change: The Empire State Building. "Photo via: Design Boom. New York's most iconic building played host to a stunning art show this past weekend, as the Empire State Building became a canvas for massive images of endangered species. The Oceanic Preservation Society created the gorgeous light presentation to promote its new documentary, Racing Extinction, for the activist event "Projecting Change: The Empire State Building. " The project is led by the Society's Louie Psihoyos, a photographer and documentary filmmaker, and Travis Threlkel, of San Francisco's Obscura Digital. Diana Donald, 'Sublime Animals: Briton Riviere's Beyond Man's Footsteps' (The Art of the Sublime) Yet, as Riviere must have known, this ‘floating fairy palace’ was no paradise.

Animal Extinction on Behance. Cai Guo-Qiang's The Ninth Wave Up the River. Share. Interactive Lesson Plans. Interactive Lesson Plans. Shop the Prints — Endangered Species Print Project. Endangered Species Print Project. Highlights: Endangered Species Print Project. Andy Warhol's psychedelic endangered animals – in pictures. The Earth stands on the brink of its sixth mass extinction and the fault is ours. Life on Earth is in trouble. That much we know. But how bad have things become – and how fast are events moving? Ralph Steadman's birds on the edge of extinction – in pictures. Mass Media. The Extinction Marathon: the art world's bid to save the human race. On Saturday, one of the seven northern white rhinos left on this planet died, leaving just a single breeding male to ensure the survival of a species aggressively hunted into near-extinction. This was the haunting and apt backdrop for the ninth festival of ideas held at London’s Serpentine Gallery, a two-day marathon that this year grappled with the topic of extinction and the worryingly prescient spectre of the end of the human race.

With contributions from over 80 figures, from artists to poets, scientists and anthropologists, writers and philosophers over two days, the Extinction Marathon sought to illustrate how human excess and consumption has led the natural world, and therefore our own race, to the brink of extinction. In the Age of Extinction, which species can we least afford to lose? The threatened extinction of the tiger in India, the perilous existence of the orangutan in Indonesia, the plight of the panda: these are wildlife emergencies with which we have become familiar.

They are well-loved animals that no one wants to see disappear. But now scientists fear the real impact of declining wildlife could be closer to home, with the threat to creatures such as ladybirds posing the harshest danger to biodiversity. Earth faces sixth ‘great extinction’ with 41% of amphibians set to go the way of the dodo. A stark depiction of the threat hanging over the world’s mammals, reptiles, amphibians and other life forms has been published by the prestigious scientific journal, Nature. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert – review. ATELOPUS ZETEKI Frog-threatened-endangered-extinction-Atelopus. Thierry Bisch is a famous artist painter and widlife artist born in 1953. His widlife art on canvas, like portraits of horses, bears, dogs, elephants, Frog-threatened-endangered-extinction-Atelopus-, wild animals and pets, but also his erotic drawings can be found here. Artist Creates Free-Flowing Sculptures From 10,000's of Recycled Feathers (Photos)

Images courtesy of All Visual Arts. "Evacuate", 2010. Top 5 Environmental Artists Shaking Up the Art World. 8 Amazing Environmental Artworks : Page 7. Amazing Land Art by Andrew Rogers (Slideshow) Famous Chinese Artist Paints Polluted Waters. Water Filtration Meets Fine Art at Venice Biennale. Young Turkish Artists Grapple With Extinction of Species, Alienation from Nature in Istanbul Exhibit.

Egypt’s Mammal Extinctions Tracked Through 6,000 Years of Art. JENNY KENDLER ARTIST & ACTIVIST. Kate MacDowell - Portfolio. Ruth Marshall: FINE ART TEXTILES. What You Can Do to Protect Biodiversity. Facing Extinction: Nine Steps to Save Biodiversity. Facing Extinction: Nine Steps to Save Biodiversity. Endangered Species Program. Red List Discover. Catalogue of Life - 29th January 2016 : About the Catalogue of Life.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Amphibian and Reptile Pictures. National Geographic. Racing Extinction.