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Narratives

Narratives

Green New Deal stories & essays

Feels like we’ve been in the wrong movie. Let’s make a better one together January 2, 2021 READ MORE The last five and a half years have felt like we’ve been pulled into a reality we didn’t choose but have to navigate through nonetheless. How do we not only get out of this horrible movie, but pitch a radically new franchise with the capacity... The Food Change: We are what we grow November 19, 2019 READ MORE From preserving and sharing ancestral food wisdom to highlighting the food change makers of tomorrow and everything in between, this mosaic of vibrant and engaging public art combines stunning portrait photography with insightful yet easily digestible explainers, drawing in the casual passerby by connecting either... Introducing the Art of the Green New Deal July 15, 2019 READ MORE Sometimes it’s truly uncanny how synergistic human consciousness can be. I’ve always thought that the world as it exists is the result of what we collectively dream into being, and if a lot of people dream the same thing at the same time, this dream... A Green New Deal Create-a-thon of Art April 30, 2019 READ MORE The first-ever Green New Deal Create-a-thon took place on March 15-17 in downtown Oakland. Artists, writers, technologists, organizers, and other creatives came together to launch new projects with a cultural focus, exploring creative and outside-the-box ways to get folks talking, thinking, and dreaming about how...
Movements

Movements

Creative advocacy and activism

The Green New Deal is Art, Sierra Club Connects with Artivists August 31, 2020 READ MORE A diverse trio of young and outspoken artist-activists shared their vision for a more just and imaginative world shortly before Covid-19 and the Black Lives Matter uprisings. As the world has shifted, their message of using art and culture to translate movement ideals into reality rings louder than ever. Creative Green New Deal campaign makes a splash with art competition May 5, 2020 READ MORE Based out of Atlanta, Georgia, birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement and one of the most diverse cities in the nation, Be The Green is a creative grassroots campaign launched last year to communicate the urgency, purpose, and possibility of the Green New Deal to all communities, especially those not... David Solnit, Activism's Creative Renaissance Man October 22, 2019 READ MORE You may not have heard of David Solnit, but chances are you have seen his creations on the evening news or in major publications around the world. Not in the conventional "look at the maestro's work" sort of individualized way we're used to acknowledging art, but in a more "wow,... “I shouldn’t have to think about survival, I should be making 10 year plans.” May 4, 2019 READ MORE After attending the rally that preceded the viral exchange about the Green New Deal resolution between local youth activists Youth Vs. Apocalypse and CA Senator Diane Feinstein, TAO the GND's Sven Eberlein went to the Senator’s San Francisco office for a follow up press conference.
Works

Works

Inspirational Green New Deal projects

LIFE ReImagined: A Collaboration March 23, 2021 READ MORE While the original Game of LIFE reflected a zeitgeist of planned obsolescence and perpetual growth, LIFE ReImagined is steeped in the truth of an emerging Green New Deal movement that systemic problems cannot be resolved in silos. Now, thanks to a flourishing creative collaboration, a... LIFE ReImagined: A Quest January 3, 2021 READ MORE In our colonized, exploitative, capitalist society, the ‘object’ of the metaphorical game of life is to accumulate the most wealth to win. In "LIFE: ReImagined" artist Lisa Zimmer-Chu asks us all to co-create a game board to collectively envision what our daily actions might be... Exploring Time and Scale of a Crisis in A Durational Performance with the Sea November 6, 2019 READ MORE When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast in November 2012, it completely changed New York artist and director Sarah Cameron Sunde’s perception of time, duration, and scale. 36.5 / A Durational Performance with the Sea is a series of performance works and video works that... The Climate Music Project: Translating the abstract into the personal November 4, 2019 READ MORE Music is familiar, accessible, and—for most people—much easier to relate to than articles or lectures about the climate crisis. The ClimateMusic Project harnesses this universal language to tell the urgent story of climate change to broad and diverse audiences in a way that resonates, educates,... Historic Government sponsored clean energy posters from... 2016 September 5, 2019 READ MORE You don't have to go all the way back to the New Deal era to see government sponsored inspirational art. Way back in the future of 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Loan Programs released a set of...

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The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal1 month ago

The World We Need: An Exploration of Art and Justice, will investigate the relationship between art and environmental justice through a virtual exhibition hosted by Fix, Grist.org's solutions lab. It will highlight the incredible work of artists Favianna Rodriguez and Beka Economopolous, both of whom...

The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal2 months ago

A Red Black and Green New Deal is the perfect color combination!

The Movement for Black Lives is launching the #RedBlackGreenNewDeal Initiative — a multi-year Black climate campaign to set a national Black Climate Agenda for a sustainable future...

The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal2 months ago

Happy Earth Play!

With another trip around the sun bringing us a renewed slate of amazing Earth Week events to raise awareness for critical environmental issues and possible paths forward, it is always a fun exercise to imagine what life would look...

The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal2 months ago

So much to say about "Education as if People and Planet Matter"

The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal3 months ago

"The arts are critical to our local economy and are an essential part of our long-term recovery.” Let's expand guaranteed income programs for artists in all communities. And keep it not just in times of crisis, but as the essential contribution to society's emotional and...

The Art of the Green New Deal
The Art of the Green New Deal3 months ago

What is THRIVE and why is everyone talking about it? The THRIVE Agenda is a recovery framework that tackles not just the COVID-19 crisis, but the intersecting crises of catastrophic climate change, racial injustice, public health, and economic inequality. It adds more specificity to the...

The Art of the Green New Deal
What is the THRIVE Agenda? Indivisible's Senior Climate Policy Manager Ann Clancy breaks it down. Watch the video to learn about this transformative recovery...
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2 months ago
We love adding Red and Black to the Green New Deal, but then again, we're biased.
https://t.co/uw1LZH7sDg
#RBGND #RedBlackGreenNewDeal
2 months ago
Happy Earth Play!
Help crowdsource a collaborative video game that seeks to achieve balance between your needs, society’s needs, and the needs of all living things. #EarthDay2021 #EarthDayEveryDay #gamedev #GND #GreenNewFeel @BeTheGreenUS @EarthGamesUW https://t.co/PGsVbcDsGo
3 months ago
Brilliant! Couldn't think of a better match than short story dispensers and public transit. @SFBart setting great new trend with @ShortEdition_EN https://t.co/WFuzMA7wf3 TAO_the_GND photo
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