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SWITCH -The Winners

Category: News Posted: 28 December 2012

Switch, our youth-poetry project, celebrates its first year and awarded the winners


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Carbon 14 in Toronto

Category: News Posted: 05 December 2012

Carbon 14 is a multi-year project that began with an intensive workshop and continues with a wide range of programming activities including a major exhibition at the Royal Ontario Museum, surrounded by a five month "Climate is Culture" festival.

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'Expedition' - The Book

Category: News Posted: 03 December 2012

The concept of expeditons is considered by academics and artists.


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A simple and undeniable truth

Category: News Posted: 02 December 2012

Art and words from Cape Farewell are incorporated in the publication series 'The State of Sustainability Leadership 2012' by University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and published by the Huffington Post.

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Arctic Gnomes at Eden

Category: Events Posted: 21 November 2012

Watch an ebbing installation of hundreds of garden gnomes map the Arctic at Eden this winter. Arctic Gnome

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Category: News Posted: 21 November 2012

A series of rural and urban expeditions bringing art students into dialogue with scientists.

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Ship of Fools

Category: News Posted: 30 October 2012

A multi-site urban screens project featuring works by James Balog, Heather O’Neill, and Shad.

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ADRIFT - Follow the inquiry

Category: Events Posted: 08 October 2012

ADRIFT Join us for the ongoing inquiry of ADRIFT on 15 Nov 7.30pm at Tonybee Studios- an interrogation of climate as culture, devised by Cape Farewell’s poet in residence, Tom Chivers.
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Climate is Culture

Category: News Posted: 08 October 2012

On Tuesday, 16 October, David Buckland and Chris Wainwright will discuss the Cape Farewell project; Climate is Culture, and its educational agenda within the Graduate School of the University of the Arts, London.

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ADRIFT - London launch at Rich Mix

Category: News Posted: 10 September 2012

ADRIFT Join us for What is ADRIFT on 5 Oct 6.30pm at Rich Mix - an interrogation of climate as culture, devised by Cape Farewell’s poet in residence, Tom Chivers.
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Carbon 13 in the USA

Category: Events Posted: 25 August 2012

Carbon 13 Carbon 13 presents newly commissioned work by eight international artists at Ballroom Marfa, Texas. The exhibition runs 31 August 2012 - 20 January 2013.
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Last chance to see Carbon 12

Category: News Posted: 22 August 2012

Carbon 12 Don't miss Cape Farewell's Carbon 12, an exciting mix of art commissions encompassing biodiversity, atmospherics and oceanography — earth, wind and sea. Five artists who have worked with climate scientists exhibit their artworks alongside the scientific enquiry. The exhibition runs until 16 Sept 2012 at the Espace Foundation EDF, Paris.
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Lates with MasterCard at the Science Museum, London

Category: News Posted: 20 August 2012

Photo: Nathan Gallagher Cape Farewell joins the Lates at the Science Museum. Join us on Wednesday 26 September, from 6.45-10pm, for a night of entertainment, knowledge and exploration on the topic of 'Climate Science'.

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‘Particle’ (Things Unseen)

Category: News Posted: 03 August 2012

Sea Change Solo exhibition by Anne Bevan with Shetland Arts (Bonhoga Gallery) and the Shetland Museum and Archive (Pier Store). Exhibition runs 3 August - 16 September 2012. Part of Cape Farewell's Sea Change programme.
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Talk on 'Climate is Culture'

Category: News Posted: 02 August 2012

David Buckland speaks on 20 September about climate and culture at the University of East Anglia.  

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Ditty Boxes

Category: News Posted: 01 August 2012

Sea Change Shetland/Orkney sculptor John Cumming and Shetland furniture maker Cecil Tait collaborate on Ditty Boxes, an installation based on the hand-made sailors’ boxes designed to hold treasured possessions on hazardous ocean voyages. Showing at Shetland Museum and Archives, 7 – 28 Aug 2012. Part of Cape Farewell's Sea Change programme.
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Topologies of Air / Ruith Na Gaoithe

Category: News Posted: 01 August 2012

Sea Change Exhibition by Shona Illingworth at Taigh Chearsabhagh, North Uist, showing throughout August 2012. Part of Cape Farewell's Sea Change programme.
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ADRIFT at The Developing City

Category: News Posted: 01 August 2012

See Cape Farewell's Climate Poet in residence Tom Chivers on 24 & 25 August at The Walbrook Building, London EC4.

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Bird Yarns

Category: Events Posted: 27 July 2012

Sea Change Bird Yarns comes to Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, 26-27 September 2012. Followed by a showing at the Luminate Festival, Glasgow, 5-28 October. The project brings knitters from Mull and across the UK together with textile artist Deirdre Nelson in response to the changing migration patterns of seabirds across Scotland’s islands. Part of Cape Farewell's Sea Change programme.
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Air falbh leis na h-eòin (Away with the Birds)

Category: Events Posted: 16 July 2012

Sea Change Air falbh leis na h-eòin (Away with the Birds), a performance for multiple voices by composer and artist Hanna Tuulikki, to be presented at Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh, 2, 6 September and 17 November 2012. Part of Cape Farewell's Sea Change programme.
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