Art / Switch virtual conference series is returning with its third edition on Thursday, April 29, 2021, creating conversations between cutting edge voices on environmental sustainability in the arts. In this specially curated session we are narrowing our perspective on Art Logistics, including Transportation, Packaging and Conservation, with a uniquely future oriented lens in order to envision scenarios and potential practices of the near and far future.
Topics include: How models of circular economy can find implementation inside art institutions and be adopted by artist studios; innovations in the design of biodegradable frames and packaging, what art shipping and transport might look like in 2041; how the plus/minus dilemma has altered sector-wide and site-specific action; and how integrating architects and engineers can lead to the design of more sustainably efficient buildings and climate systems, which lie at the core of this environmental movement.
This conference is part of a virtual conference series [re]Framing the Arts: A Sustainable Shift organized in collaboration with the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture at the University of Amsterdam and Nyenrode Business University.
The next session will take place in June and will dive into the science and status quo of carbon-neutral materials in the art world.
—Panel Discussion about the Future of Art Transportation with Bernadine Bröcker Wieder, Co-Founder and CEO of Vastari, Jason Losh, Director of Business Development at Dietl & Andrew Stramentov, CEO at Rokbox. Moderated by Imogen Prus, Convelio.
—Kim Kraczon, Resident Conservator at Studio Olafur Eliasson.
—Melissa Lewis, Founder Modern British Conservation.
—Sarah Sutton & Stephanie Shapiro, Sustainable Museums—A Min/Max Reboot.
—Samuel Anderson, Principal Samuel Anderson Architects & Keith Esarey, President/CEO/Principal & Mechanical Engineer at McClure Engineering-St. Louis.
—Michael Wang, Artist.