Art for Earth’s Sake: Art on Screens and its Energy Impact IRL
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Ahmanson Auditorium, MOCA Grand Avenue
With Nancy Baker Cahill and Glenn Kaino
Moderated by Charlotte Kent
Digital light walls and screen-based installations chug energy to maintain their dazzling, kinetic effect. Meanwhile crypto art, or non-fungible tokens (NFTs), generates such a high carbon and human cost that artists are divided on whether to embrace the technology. Can the art world have its carbon cake and eat it? Is the Ethereum Merge a game-changer?
Art for Earth’s Sake is organized by Frances Anderton, Producer, with Livia Mandoul, Associate Producer
MOCA’s environmental programming series highlights the museum’s work around climate, conservation, and environmental justice. Guided by the work of the MOCA Environmental Council, the first sustainability council at a major arts museum in the United States, this series presents artists, activists, and scholars committed to critical ecological issues in Los Angeles and globally.
The 2022 series is made possible by Nora McNeely Hurley and Manitou Fund.
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