Aesthetic Practice on Environmental Crisis
Dr. Vera Ivanaj - Lorraine University, France
Dr. Paul Shrivastava - David O'Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise, Concordia University, Montreal
Balance Unbalance 2011 conference
Concordia University, Montreal Canada
November 4 th and 5 th , 2011
The BALANCE-UNBALANCE conference will seek to bring artists together with scientists, economists, philosophers, politicians, sociologists, engineers, management and policy experts with the intent of engendering a deeper awareness and creating lasting intellectual working partnerships in solving our global environmental crisis. Using art as a catalyst, BALANCE-UNBALANCE 2011 will explore intersections between NATURE, ART, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY and SOCIETY as we move into an era of both unprecedented ecological threats and transdisciplinary possibilities. BALANCE-UNBALANCE will call for two days of reflection, debate, and the promotion of projects and actions regarding the environment and our human responsibility at this defining moment in our history. The conference will be held at Concordia University during November 4th and 5th of 2011. One of the main goals of this conference is to develop the role of the arts and artists in dealing with environmental challenges.
Conference website : http://balance-unbalance2011.hexagram.ca/