Library: Pollution

Cuningar Loop

As part of the development of neglected land near Rutherglen into a woodland park, two artists worked with local community members to ensure that plans for the park reflected their needs. 2014-16 / 2 years.

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Maintenance Art

An artist worked as New York Sanitation Department Artist in Residence, raising their profile and drawing connections between personal, civic, and environmental maintenance. 1969- / Permanent.

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Recycled Artist in Residence

A US-based artist in residence scheme that gives artists the opportunity to work using the resources and materials of a waste recycling company. 2010- / Permanent.

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Natural Resources Defense Council Artist in Residence

An artist in residence scheme with this US-based organisation, involving the artist in decision making and policy as well as communications and engagement. 2014- / Permanent.

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SLOW Clean-UP civic experiments

A US-based artist-led project working with residents to restore sites previously occupied by petrol stations providing opportunities for education and carbon sequestration. 2008-12. 4 years.

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A collaboration between artists and not for profit organisations creating audio guides documenting environmental justice issues surrounding a stretch of Californian highway. 2006- / Permanent.

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