“The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100” at Moscow’s Garage Museum

Russia's premiere contemporary art institution sparks climate change dialogue with a first-ever, full-museum exhibition

For anyone wary of artist statements on climate change solutions, that isn’t what guests will find inside the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art‘s new exhibition The Coming World: Ecology as the New Politics 2030-2100. There are no answers here: no preaching, proselytizing or condescension. Instead, Moscow‘s Garage Museum (a premiere contemporary art museum and archive) put together a compelling, oftentimes provocative showcase of more than 50 …

Earth’s “Deep Biosphere” Thrives Beneath Our Feet

The Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO), composed of 1,000 scientists from 52 countries, studies the underground ecosystems between Earth’s surface and its core. In a recent statement, this has been referred to as “Deep Biosphere” as a “subterranean Galapagos” potentially filled with millions of undiscovered species. Despite darkness and harsh conditions, life has been found as far as three miles below the continental subsurface and six-and-a-half miles below the ocean’s surface. The …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Skateboarding Helsinki airport, picking Jeff Koons' brain, JetBlue stocks cricket bars and more in our weekly look at the web

1. The Disaster Issue The witty DIS Magazine, subverting the hierarchy and language of over-styled fashion and art magazines, ignites an atypically hopeful discussion on the “unpleasant and unattractive subject” of ecology from the perspective of art and culture. This “disaster” issue features interviews with Christian environmental groups, reporting from the People’s Climate Change March, a “music for plants” mix and more—and it’s probably unlike …