On the 11th of February 2022, Adel Kim and Miina Hujala from the Reside/Sustain team took part in the online panel discussion Ecology: How to Live Together?" in the framework of the public program of the HYDRA exhibition.
The panel discussion focused on environmentally friendly practises related to art exhibitions and projects, and the institutional response to the climate crisis. Olga Vad, co-curator of HYDRA and co-founder of NADO Curatorial Agency, moderated the discussion.
Reside/Sustain was joined by representatives from organisations that focus on the interconnections between new media art and eco-agenda: IHME Helsinki, Quo Artis, Invisible Dust, as well as the creators of the "Sustainable Creative Practises" course for the Rodchenko Art School (Moscow) Ianina Prudenko and Alexei Shulgin.
The event was supported by the Finnish Institute in St. Petersburg.
About the exhibition: HYDRA represents environmental agenda through the prism of art, science and new media art. It brings together leading international and local artists exploring environmental issues.
Exhibition curators: Olga Vad, Lydia Gumenyuk.
Image credit: Tundra. Immersive site-specific audio-visual installation "THE DAY WE LEFT FIELD".