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            Articles / Articoli

Locating Myself in the Anthropocene, by Julie Reiss in EuropeNow, 2017

Terra incognita: exhibiting ice in the Anthropocene, by Julie Reiss, in Humans Nature, 2019

Seven ways museums are responding to the climate crisis
, in The Art Newspaper, 2021

Artists in the face of threats of climate change,
by Marianna Michalowska, in ScienceDirect, 2018

Art Trends 2022: How artists are taking on the climate crisis, by Richard Unwin in Euronews, 2021


Art and the Environment: Museums Adjust to a New Climate, by Greg Morrison, Sotheby’s, 2018

The rise of climate-change art
, by Madeleine Bunting in The Guardian, 2009

Stefano Cagol: Ghiacci malati, Arianna Voto in Rai, 2019


            Exhibitions / Mostre

“School of Waters”, MED 19,  curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Simone Frangi Denise Araouzou, Giulia Colletti, Panos Giannikopoulos, Giulia Gregnanin Theodoulos Polyviou, Angeliki Tzortzakaki, Nicolas Vamvouklis, San Marino, 2021

“Disappearance as work in progress: Approaches to ecological romanticism”, curated by Chamber of Public Secrets, Maldives national Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, 2013

“Pera+Flora+Fauna. The Story of Indigenousness and the Ownership of History”, curated by Amir Zainorin and Khaled Ramadan, Archivi della Misericordia, 59th Venice Biennale, 2022


“Biocene”, curated by Blanca de la Torre, 15 Bienal de Cuenca, Cuenca 2021

“Climate Changing: On Artists, Institutions, and the Social Environment”, curated by Lucy I. Zimmerman, Wexer Center for the Arts, 2021


“For the love of air liquid”, curated by Alfredo Cramerotti, Khaled Ramadan, MARC, Antalya

“RETHINK – Contemporary Art & Climate Change”, The National Gallery of Denmark, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Nikolaj Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, and the Alexandra Institute, Copenhagen, 2009

“On Fire. Climate and Crisis”, curated by Tim Riley Walsh, Ima Institute of Modern Art, Melbourne, 2021

Resounding Change: Sonic Art and the Environment, WCU, Franklin (USA), 2019


“Be-diversity”, curated by Stefano Cagol, MUSE, Trento, 2015

“Weather Report: Art and Climate Change”, curated by Lucy R. Lippard, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder (USA), 2007


“Rising Tides: Contemporary Art and the Ecology of Water”, curated by Laura Turner Igoe, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown (USA), 2021

“Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art”, Florence Griswold Museum, 2019


“Stefano Cagol. Iperoggetto. Visioni tra confini, energia ed ecologia”, curated by Alessandro Castiglioni, Museo MA*GA, Gallarate, 2019

“Nature. Arte ed ecologia”, Galleria Civica, a cura di Margherita De Pilati, Mart, Trento, 2015


            Biliography /Bibliografia

Gerogina Born, Andrew Barry, Art-science: From public understanding to public experiment, 2010 in “Journal of Cultural Economy” 3

Alessandro Castiglioni (edited by/a cura di), Blanca de la Torre, Julie Reiss, “Stefano Cagol. Iperoggetto”, 2019, Tokyospace.

Zygmunt Bauman, “Postmodernity and its Discontents”, 1997, Oxford: Polity (trad. it. Il disagio della postmodernità, Bruno Mondadori, Milano 2007).

Ursula Biemann, Paulo Tavares, “Forest Law / Foresta giuridica”, 2020, Milano: Nottetempo.Stefano Cagol, “The Time of the Flood”, 2021, Milano: Postmedia.

Alessandro Castiglioni, Margherita de Pilati (a cura di), Jeni Fulton, Denis Isaia, Luba Kuzovnikova, “Stefano Cagol. Works 1995|2015”, 2016, Rovereto: Mart.

Dipesh Chakrabarty, “Clima, storia e capitale”, 2021, Milano: Nottetempo.

Arnaldo Cotogni (edited by/a cura di), “Galileo Galilei e il problema della scienza nel pensiero moderno”, 1977, Firenze: Casa Editrice G. D’Anna.

T. J. Demos, “Decolonizing Nature. Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology”, 2016, Berlin: Sternberg Press.

Deborah P. Dixon, Elizabeth Straughan, Harriet Hawkins, When artists enter the laboratory in “Science” 331.

Alan Dundes (edited by/a cura di), The Flood Myth, 1988, Oakland: University of California Press.

Amitav Ghosh, “The Great Derangement. Climate Change and the Unthinkable”, 2016, Chicago: Chicago University Press (La grande Cecità: Il cambiamento climatico e l’impensabile, trad. di Anna Nadotti e Norman Gobetti, Vicenza, Neri Pozza, 2017).

Pietro Greco, “Homo. Arte e scienza”, 2020, Milano: Feltrinelli.

Yuval Noah Harari, “From Animals into Gods: A Brief History of Humankind”, 2011, CreateSpace (trad. it. Sapiens. Da animali a dèi. Breve storia dell’umanità, Bompiani, Milano, 2017).

Paul Klee, “Tagebücher 1897 - 1918 und Texte”, 2012, Colonia: Dumont.

Bruno Latour, Jason W. Moore, Donna Haraway, Karen Barad, T.J. Demos, “Earthbound. Superare l’antropocene”, 2020, Milano: K-Studies.

James Lovelock.”The Vanishing Face of Gaia: A Final Warning”. 2009, New York, NY: Basic Books.

Giuseppe Manna, “Della fortuna delle parole”, 1831, Torino: Giuseppe Pomba.

Bruno Martinis, “Andiamo verso un nuovo diluvio? Il clima della terra sta cambiando”, Bari, 1990: Dedalo.

Andre Missenard, “L’uomo e il clima”, 1940, Milano: Bompiani.

Timothy Morton, “Hyperobjects : Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World”, 2013, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (trad. it. Iperoggetti, Nero, Roma, 2018).

Fairfield Osborn, “Il pianeta saccheggiato”, 1950, Milano: Bompiani.

Julie Reiss (edited by/a cura di), “Art Theory and practice in the Anthropocene”, 2019, Vernon.

Charles P. Snow, 1959, “The two cultures”, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (trad.it. “Le due culture”, 1965, Milano, Feltrinelli).

Andri Saner Magnason, “Il tempo e l’acqua”, 2020, Milano: Iperborea.

Mario Zanot, “Dopo il diluvio. La spiegazione delle leggende ricorrenti nelle civiltà più antiche”, 1976, Milano: Longanesi.

Ian Wilson, “Before the Flood: The Biblical Flood as a Real Event and How it Changed the Course of Civilization”, 2004, Santa Barbara: Griffin Publishing.



            Blogs / Blog

Keepers of water, by Betsy Damon


            Symposiums / Simposi


Onassis Stegi, Athens (GR), Climate Culture. The Art of Becoming Sustainable, 2021
Curated by Christos Carras, Iphigeneia Taxopoulou, Pasqua Vorgia

With: Nancy Duxbury, Robert Palmer, Anaïs Roesch, Alison Tickell, Hannah Entwisle Chapuisat, Giorgos Kallis, Farhana Yamin, Baroness Lola Young, Cory Doctorow, Reet Aus, Faidon Moudopoulos - Athanasiou, Sigrid Niemer, Frances Morris, James Bridle, Phoebe Giannisi, Lucia Pietroiusti, Jonas Staal, Daphne Dragona, Olafur Eliasson

The Courtauld, Art History in Climate Change, 2020, Organised by Theo Gordon
With: Preeti, Anna Reid, Lucy Branchflower, Grace Thompson, Lisa Reindorf, Mary Gagler, Maja Fowkes and Reuben Fowkes, Lindsay Wells, Laura Ouillon, Francesca Curtis, Anna McLauchlan, Giulia Smith, Kadambari Baxi, Edward Christie, Emily Tradd, Bénédicte Ramade

> Shedhalle, Zurich (CH), Open Futures, 2021
Open Conversation #1—Situated future imaginaries of water between social justice, decoloniality and migration

With: Alejandra Rojas Giraldo, Carmenza Rojas Potes, Stefanie Knobel, Samrat Banerjee, Mónica López Lerma

Open Conversation #2—Negotiating climate change:
With: Julia Dehm, Michaël Monney, Mirjam Jamuna Zweifel, Tarik Hayward, Isabelle Vuong

Open Conversation #1–situated future imaginaries of water between social justice, decoloniality and migration from Open Futures on Vimeo.

Open Conversation #2—Negotiating climate change from Open Futures on Vimeo.

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