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Trigger Points/Tipping Points
Part ot the
Virtual Cities and Oceans of If Project

Aviva Rahmani

Dr. Jim White

“Trigger Points/ Tipping Points,” emerged from the collaboration between artist Aviva Rahmani and scientist Dr. Jim White. This work was created for “Weather Report,” curated by Lucy Lippard for the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA), and opened September 14, Boulder, Colorado, with Marda Kirn and EcoArts. It premiered at the 52nd Venice Biennale, at the Thetis New Arsenal, Venice, Italy, 4:10 PM, September 6, 2007, as part of “The Cultural Dimension of Sustainability; Towards an Ecology of Culture.” The entire DVD was presented by the international network, Cultura21 and followed by a moderated discussion with Sacha Kagan, social scientist.

Dr. White, former Chair of the Environmental Studies program at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado and Interim Director of INSTAAR (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research), Boulder, Colorado, is one of the top half-percentile of most cited climate change scientists in his field of ice core study.

In addition to the installation for “Weather Report,” Aviva Rahmani and Dr. Jim White presented together, as part of a panel at the Energy & Environmental Security Initiative (EESI), 4:00 PM Monday, September 17th, 2007, in Boulder.

July 27, 2007 7:00 PM “ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS JOIN TO DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES’ STONINGTON – Opera House Arts at the Stonington Opera House, Stonington, Maine

This two minute clip was from work in progress comparing the circumpolar effects of global warming on three major river systems: the Nile, the Ganges & the Mississippi, in relation to Darfur, Bangladesh & New Orleans.

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Note: DVD’s of “Trigger Points/ Tipping Points” are available through this site for $24.95 each plus postage and shipping. Contact for further details.

Points/Tipping Points Virtual Concert, What do the UN Reports on Global Warming Mean?, with Dr. Jim White
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ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS JOIN TO DISCUSS ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES STONINGTON – Opera House Arts at the Stonington Opera House, Stonington, Maine

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Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art Presents in Collaboration With EcoArts
Weather Report: Art and Climate Change
Curated by Lucy Lippard, Boulder, Colorado

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The Cultural Dimension of Sustainability; Towards an Ecology of Culture presented by the international network Cultura21
at the 52nd Venice Biennale, at the Thetis New Arsenal, Venice, Italy

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