Library: Water

The Draw at Sugar House

A work of public art that serves as a leisure space, wildlife corridor, flood defence system, and embodiment of the area’s cultural and environmental history. 2003-18 / Permanent

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Casa Río: Building Power Lab

A centre of research and exchange located in the Río de la Plata Estuary, Argentina, whose work engages with issues of land use and political ecology. 2017- / Permanent

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Peat Cultures

An artist worked within a peat restoration project in Dumfries and Galloway to engage residents and build understanding of the importance of peat bogs and how to protect them. 2017-19 / 2 years.

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City as Living Laboratory

A US-based artist-led organisation that engages residents on sustainability issues within an urban context through creative interventions in parallel with infrastructure planning. 2005- / Permanent.

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Invisible-5

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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The Stove Network

A Dumfries-based, arts-led organisation that works on engaging local people in imagining and creating change and contributing to the regeneration of the area. 2011- / Permanent

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HighWaterLine

An artist-led project drawing a line on the New York cityscape demonstrating sea level rise to develop community dialogue on climate change and the impact of flooding. 2007- / Ongoing.

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WATERSHED+

A long-term project embedding artists in the Calgary City Utilities and Environmental Protection Department, using artistic interventions to engage citizens in valuing water. 2008- / Ongoing.

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Sutton Tidal Attenuation Barrier and Falkenham Saltmarsh Tidal Management Scheme

An artist, residents, landowners and public agencies collaborate to develop estuarine protection works that emerge from deep understanding of the local environment. 2004-13 / 9 years.

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