The Ecological Angle of Curating
Compiled for Curators Anonymous session #3
By 2050, each person must reduce his/her annual footprint to two tons of CO2 to avoid severe global warming. BUT: US and Australia emissions are currently 16 tons per person, UK 7 tons and Belgium 20! PROBLEM: Art insurers won’t insure least expensive, most efficient, least CO2 emitting shippers.
How to reduce your carbon footprint
One ton diet
Reduced Carbon Footprint Manifesto
Guide to buying recycled-plastic sports shoes
Will sneakers made from recycled ocean plastic save our planet?
People’s turn to “plastic” sneakers leaves meat industry with a glut of hides
Bear one fewer child! (one fewer kid saves 58 tons per human life or 37 transatlantic flights)
The Current Legal and Socio-economic Position of the Curator in BelgiumCompiled for Curators Anonymous session #1
Thinking about transparency and the multi-vectored gaps in pay, employees of art institutions have started sharing their salaries in a public Google Spreadsheet. As it is currently mostly US-centered, please add Belgian examples:
The sheet of all sheets: rebrand.ly/salaryspreadsheet
To add new details: rebrand.ly/salarytransparency
Further resources: (full list)
Background: Art Workers Circulate Public Spreadsheet To Promote Salary Transparency, Reveal Pay Gaps, Artforum, 31 May 2019