Creative Engagement

The Creative Engagement projects of the Human Impacts Institute partner with individual artists and arts organizations to inspire environmental action through arts and culture. Using the language of the visual arts, dance, music and theatre, we begin dialogues on community-based needs and solutions.

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  • The Human Impacts Salons are an ongoing, public series of gatherings that bring together community leaders, environmental experts and visual artists, musicians, writers, and performers. Salons create a space for inspiration, exploration of ideas, collaboration and exchange over cultural avenues for sustainability. Learn more>>

  • The 10 Days of Climate Action is a project of creative outreach on climate change issues developed each year by the Human Impacts Institute. The goal of the 10 Days is to inspire community members, through public art installations, to examine their role in climate change, while providing resources for action.

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  • In this investigation of art, community, and the environment, the Human Impacts Institute interviews six gallerists and artists from six countries on how ART can influence SOCIAL CHANGE.

  • Human Impacts Institute Climate & Coalition Building Intern, Mugzy Undemir, represents in this creative climate outreach 'rap' a perspective of an individual who is debating if their lifestyle really has an impact on climate change. 

  • As a response to the Gulf Oil Spill, the Human Impacts Institute and NYC OIl Addicts Anonymous show how we all are addicted to oil in a series of Oil Addiction Public Service Announcements about our addiction to oil. See more PSAs.