Arts at COP26

18th November 2021

View of the city looking down the Clyde. Photo by Adam Marikar on unsplash.

We've curated a selection of arts and culture articles with a shared COP26 / climate action theme

Across Arts and Culture

A ‘just’ climate change adaptation needs arts and culture – Yale Climate Connection

The art of living after COP26 – The Herald

‘Do artists hold the key for achieving COP26 goals? – Arts Professional

Art edition 5 – Times of Corona

Cultural Heritage

How culture is feeling the climate change heat – The Art Newspaper

Digital Art

United Nations shows off NFT art highlighting climate crisis – Venture Beat


COP26: British designers showcase sustainable practices in fashion show – The Independent


“Science discovers, art digests’: Brian Eno to Host Cop26 Discussion on Artists – Journal of Music

Inspiring a greener creative industry: music and the arts at COP26 – Classic FM

Theatre/performing arts

Climate crisis | How theatremakers are responding to COP26  – The Stage

Visual Arts

The Artists leading action on climate change during COP26 – Ocula

Artworks at Cop26 in Glasgow and beyond shed light on the world’s climate crisis – The National

Artists inspired by Scotland’s messages to COP26 – Stop Climate Chaos Scotland

New art shows environmental threats to the planet from space – The Sunday Post

10 of the best COP26 artworks that have popped up in Glasgow (and beyond) – Time Out

Olafur Eliasson projects artwork on COP26 venue as built environment day kicks off –  Dezeen

Written Word

The Long return – Scottish Contemporary Art Network

A Cop26-inspired reading list on climate change – The National

Artists must confront the climate crisis – we must write as if these are the last days – The Guardian



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