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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 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... Creative Action Network: The Art of Making Green New Deal Art August 3, 2019 READ MORE Taking style inspiration from the original posters of the WPA, the Creative Action Network's Green New Deal designs advocate for solutions on climate change, employment inequality, and similar challenges we face today. When we first met Co-founder and Lead Designer Aaron Perry-Zucker at the Green...

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

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

Happy 2021 from Ohlone land, aka San Francisco! May our future endeavors be guided by Indigenous wisdom!

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

"Instead of buying the things I wanted, I painted them."

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

WPA-style Public Service Art meets 2020 Zeitgeist!

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

Such decolonizingly inspiring works!

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

A Creative Corps could be the WPA of the Green New Deal era!

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1 day ago
Check out @grist climate fiction short story competition! #imagine2200 https://t.co/P2SxchMYpk
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Announcing #Imagine2200: A new cli-fi short-story contest from Fix, our solutions lab, all about intersectionality, hope, and justice.
Judges: @adriennemaree, @MorganJerkins, and Kiese Laymon.

Deadline: April 12, 2021. https://t.co/kGOcmKmQN3 https://t.co/b2b2VbLI2D
1 week ago
Check it out! #350storytellers https://t.co/vdVkvGLaoD
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Do you want to join a community of climate storytellers? Any medium at any skill level is welcome! Sign up at https://t.co/z5CAKePjIi #350storytellers https://t.co/1FKzsa9TJ7
2 weeks ago
The last 5 years have felt like we’ve been pulled into a reality we didn’t choose. How do we not only get out of this horrible movie, but pitch a new story of what it means to be successful on Earth? #ForwardTogether #NewVision #GreenNewDeal
#storytelling
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2 weeks ago
Happy 2021 from Ohlone land, aka San Francisco! May all your endeavors be guided by Indigenous wisdom!
#Imagine #peace #love #creativity #resilience #regeneration #Sustainability https://t.co/pj7ZHGMsgX
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