Stories & Insights

Interview

Rivers, landfills, food waste: Bishkek and Chicago artists work with communities towards environmental justice

How can artists help citizens and local governments better address some of the most pressing environmental issues that impact their lives and health every day? Curator and activist Bermet Borubaeva, Kyrgyzstan, and ecofeminist artist Melissa Potter, USA, discuss their collaboration in Chicago and Bishkek, in conversation with Megha Ralapati, curator, Fellowships Director, CEC ArtsLink.

BY BERMET BORUBAEVA, MELISSA POTTER, AND MEGHA RALAPATI
Field Notes

Interpreting the History of Pollution: Art Prospect & TRASH-5 international eco-art festival

Over 50 international artists created contemporary art installations and performances in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Article

What is the role of the arts in the 21st century?

On artists engaging with communities to shape a brighter future

BY SIMON DOVE, CEC ARTSLINK
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