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Climate, culture, change

Activity programme and prize award presentation ceremony of the 2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize 2016-2017

We will be holding two days of activities around the awarding of the 2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize and the central theme of the 2016-2017 edition: climate change, which is one of the central pillars of the CCCB’s programme for this year.

Poetic performance with Sílvia Bel and Xavi Lloses

2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize 2016-2017

The prize awards ceremony for the 2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize 2016-2017 was preceded by this performance featuring poet Sílvia Bel, accompanied on the piano by musician Xavi Lloses. It is a poetic reflection on climate change, which is the theme of this year’s edition of the prize, and freely integrates the spirit of the shortlisted projects.

Assuming climate change as a fascinating challenge

Lecture by Laura Faye Tenenbaum

Instead of seeing climate change as a struggle, a test or a burden that we have to drag along and cope with, what would happen if we decided to be enthusiastic with the possibilities the future offers us? A way of doing this is to find something in the natural world, focus on it and occupy ourselves with it with more intensity rather than worrying about the struggle or the challenge.

Making the invisible visible: art and science for involving the public in climate change

Lecture by Lucy Wood

Based on her work at Cape Farewell and her projects with organisations such as Invisible Dust and Arts Development Company, Lucy Wood presents a range of recent projects or projects in preparation that give life to climate change through our relationship with food, the oceans, the way we move around the planet and the air we breathe every day.

Prize award presentation ceremony of the 2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize 2016-2017

Awards ceremony of the 2nd Cultural Innovation International Prize 2016-2017, for which the theme is climate change. The winning project in the jury’s unanimous decision is The Newton Machine by James Auger and Julian Hanna (Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute, Portugal) and Laura Watts (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark), in collaboration with Community Energy Scotland.

Sustainable Cultural Management

Lecture by Laura Pando

Laura Pando presents the activities of Julie's Bicycle, a non-profit institution that works with the creative industries to coordinate and promote better practices within the area of sustainability and to develop cultural leadership around climate problems. Julie's Bicycle has helped over 1 ...

10 Finalists of the Cultural Innovation International Prize 2017

How can we fight climate change through culture? That is the question raised in the second edition of the Cultural Innovation International Prize, which aims at stimulating initiatives that offer imaginative solutions to one of the most decisive problems of the 21st century. The 10 projects that have been shortlisted are a good sample of the diversity of ideas with which to tackle this challenge.