Outside of cultural movements, artists across the globe have taken on the idea of sustainable art in different ways. Some works, like John Sabraw’s Toxic Sludge paintings, use actual pieces of polluted earth as their media.
The creative sector is playing an increasingly significant role in raising awareness of climate change and encouraging sustainable social, economic, and environmental practices worldwide.
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was created by the United Nations in 2015 and outlines seventeen core goals across a variety of categories to help the world become a more environmentally friendly, peaceful, and prosperous place. Most resonant with the art world is #sdg12 .
IRIS Sustainable Development ran a clay workshop for inspiring and motivating youths in arts-based sustainability projects.