About

Climate Art Project is a virtual space for the international and local debates about the Climate Change causes and consequences, the environmental crisis and conflicts.

Climate Art Project will be use also for communicate the initiatives of CLIMATE, art project made by the artist Andreco, inspired by the scientific and social studies about Climate Change.

Climate project started in Paris in November 2015 during the Cop 21, the UN conference about Climatic Changes, and subsequently continued in Bologna and Bari.

Climate consists in the realization of various site specific interventions, including installations in the urban space, mural paintings and talks which aim to create a connection between science and art, a dialogue that translates into works inspired by the latest scientific researches on the causes and the effects of climatic changes.

Andreco’s aim for this project is to underline the weaknesses of the territory where his interventions will take place. While in Bari the main theme was the accelerating desertification caused by the rising temperatures, in Venice the artist’s focus is the sea level rise.

Andreco was born in Rome, works as artist and scientist. Andreco is also an environmental engineer PhD specialize in sustainability, he did a Post. Doc researches on green technologies for urban sustainability collaborating with the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Bologna and the Columbia University of New York City. His artistic research is focused on the relation between humans and nature and between the built environment and the natural landscape. Since 2000 Andreco is researching on different topics as anatomy, environmental sustainability, urbanism, ecology and symbolism, on the base of this researches he is creating new symbols. Andreco uses many techniques to represent his art, from public installations to videos or wall paintings and drawings. Andreco worked for several international festivals, museums and galleries. (show list below)

Andreco’s main shows and festivals: Centro Pecci, Prato, 2017; Gaia Todo Um Mundo, Gaia (Portogallo), 2017; Teatro Massimo e CARTEC di Cagliari, 2017; Studio La Città, Verona, 2016; Drodesera Centrale Fies, Dro (Trento), 2012/2016; Santarcangelo de’ Teatri, Rimini, 2010/2015; Cuore di Pietra, Pianoro (Bologna), 2010/15; Nuart, Stavanger (Norvegia), 2014; Museo di Lissone (Milano), 2014; Videoart Yearbook 2007/14; MACRO Testaccio, Roma, 2012/13; Dockvile, Amburgo (Germania), 2013; Dolomiti Contemporanee, Belluno, 2013; Frontier, Bologna, 2012; Mapping Festival, Ginevra (Svizzera), 2010; Robot Festival, Bologna, 2009; Glastonbury Festival, Inghilterra, 2008; PopUP! Festival, Ancona, 2007/08; Grassi Museum, Lipsia (Germania), 2007.

 

Premi:

  • Premio speciale Talent Prize, 2017
  • Primo classificato al Concorso di idee Jazzi, 2016

www.andreco.org