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SUBHANKAR BANERJEE FOUNDED CLIMATESTORYTELLERS.ORG ON AUGUST 26, 2010

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Since its founding ClimateStoryTellers.org presented original articles on Alaska to Australia, New Mexico to India with contributions by activists Rosemary Ahtuangaruak and Mariel Nanasi, scientists James Hansen and Terry Gosliner, philosophers Vandana Shiva and Derrick Jensen, journalists Ananda Banerjee, Christine Shearer and Peter Boyer, scholars Chie Sakakibara and Harvard Ayers, and others.
READ ARTICLES ONLINE AT CLIMATESTORYTELLERS.ORG  


EXHIBITIONS

[group] 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations

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Sydney, Australia, June 27–September 16, 2012  
Subhankar’s photographs and stories will be presented at the biennale. His photograph titled Caribou Migration I was published in the BIENNALE ADVANCED BROCHURE and on the Biennale website banner.

[one-person] Subhankar Banerjee: Where I Live I Hope To Know
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, May 14–August 28, 2011  
Curator Jessica May
Catalog with introduction by Banerjee and essay by May published by Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Lannan Foundation provided a generous grant for the exhibition and the catalog  
      Art Review in Fort Worth Star Telegram by Gaile Robinson, May 22, 2011  
      Interview with Gaile Robinson, Fort Worth Star Telegram, June 18, 2011  
      Radio interview Art & Activism with Krys Boyd, Think (NPR–Dallas/Fort Worth), June 9, 2011  
      Editorial Recommendation, Visual Art Source by Patricia Mora, June 2011  
      Art review in D Magazine by Peter Simek, June 30, 2011  

[group] Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico, April 8–October 9, 2011  
Curator Katherine Ware
Book with essay by Katherine Ware published by Museum of New Mexico Press
      Ware and Banerjee conversation with Mary–Charlotte, Santa Fe Radio Café, April 7, 2011  
      Article by Katherine Ware, Huffington Post, April 14, 2011  
      Katherine Ware conversation with Lorene Mills, Report from Santa Fe, May 20–22, 2011  

[group] The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, September 24, 2011–January 8, 2012  
Curator Ann Wolfe
Book with essasy by Lucy R. Lippard, Geoff Manaugh, W. J. T. Mitchell and Ann Wolfe, Rizzoli
This exhibition will travel

[one-person] Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Celebrating Fifty Years
The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, Seattle, Washington, February 15–July 10, 2011  

[group] (Re-) Cycles of Paradise / (Re-) Ciclos del Paraíso
Centro Cultural de España, Mexico City, Mexico, November 11, 2010-January 31, 2011
Museo Jardín Borda, Cuernavaca, Mexico, March 11-April 11, 2011
Organized by ARTPORT_making waves and was commissioned by Global Gender and Climate Alliance and was first presented during the UN Climate Conference COP15 in Copenhagen in 2009 and then in conjunction with the UN Climate Conference COP16 in Cancún, Mexico in 2010  

[group] Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775–2012
Forthcoming  
Curator Barbara Matilsky
The exhibition will be accompanied by a book to be published by University of Washington Press


INTERVIEWS

Physician and anti-nuclear activist Dr. Helen Caldicott interviews Subhankar Banerjee for her hour-long weekly radio program If You Love This Planet that airs in Australia, Canada and the US, April 11, 2011
LISTEN ONLINE AT IFYOULOVETHISPLANET.ORG  

Think: KERA Radio, hour–long interview with Krys Boyd (NPR–Dallas/Fort Worth), June 9, 2011
LISTEN ONLINE AT KERA.ORG  


PUBLICATIONS

Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point, edited by Subhankar Banerjee (New York: Seven Stories Press, April 2012). This anthology includes essays and testimonies by thirty contributors, including writers Peter Matthiessen, Velma Wallis, Seth Kantner, Andri Snaer Magnason; indigenous activists Sarah James, Robert Thompson, Rosemary Ahtuangaruak; scientists George Schaller, Riki Ott, George Archibald, Stephen Brown; conservationists Pamela Miller, Cindy Shogan and Emilie Surrusco, and others  

Subhankar Banerjee: Where I Live I Hope To Know, introduction by Subhankar Banerjee and essay by Jessica May, Amon Carter Museum of American Art (Fort Worth, June 2011)

Yates McKee, “Survival” (an essay on Subhankar’s Arctic photography) to appear in an anthology on critical theory and philosophy titled An Atlas of Critical Climate Change, edited by Tom Cohen and Henry Sussman (Fordham University Press, forthcoming)

Earth Now: American Photographers and the Environment, essay by Katherine Ware, Museum of New Mexico Press (Santa Fe, April 2011)  

The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, essasy by Lucy R. Lippard, Geoff Manaugh, W. J. T. Mitchell and Ann Wolfe, Rizzoli (New York, September 2011)  

Lisa Bloom with Elena Glasberg, “Disappearing Ice and Missing Data: Visual Culture of the Polar Regions and Global Warming,” in Far Fields: Digital Culture, Climate Change, and the Poles, eds. Andrea Polli and Jane Marsching, Intellect Books (Bristol, UK, September 2011)  

Kathryn Yusoff and Jennifer Gabrys, “Climate Change and the Imagination,” WIREs Climate Change Journal, Wiley (forthcoming)  


LECTURES & PANELS

Subhankar will give one of the four 2011–12 Friends Forum lectures at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, November 9, 2011  

Kenote Speech at the Species, Space and Imagination of the Global biennial ASLE conference
      Indiana University, Bloomington, June 21–26, 2011  

2011 Rapaport Lecture in Contemporary Art, Amherst College, Amherst, March 31, 2011  

Artist Lecture, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, June 9, 2011  

Panelist, Art+Environment Conference, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, September 29–October 1, 2011  

Panelist, Spheres of Influence: Photography and Its Cultural Impact, moderator Katherine Ware
      Presented by New Mexico Museum of Art and CENTER during Review Santa Fe, June 5, 2011

Visiting Artist, Environmental Humanities Project and The Stanford Institute for Creativity and the Arts, Stanford University, May 10–11, 2012


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