Glenn Weiss

Artist, Curator and Activist

Weiss is the former manager of the Times Square public art program and past curator for institutions such as the Storefront for Art and Architecture and PS1 in New York City. https://glennweiss.wordpress.com/

He has authored and is managing the Shivaji Competition. In GIF format, the Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by the predicted sea level rise of at least one meter in the 21st century. All entries will be submitted as animated GIFs for social media broadcast and museum exhibition. One finalist will be selected to participate in the Rising Waters Confab 2016 to be held on Captiva Island, Florida, USA in May, 2016. Roundtrip transportation provided. Visit Shivaji2016.com. All entries due on March 10, 2016. Free to enter.

1. International competition of ideas for islands, deltas and their cultures doomed by sea level rise in the 21st century.
2. Proposal competition using animated GIFs format for mass social media distribution
3. Named after Shivaji Maharaj, the great 17th century warrior king and protector of India’s islands.

Glenn is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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ACCRA

The Africa Climate Change Resilience Alliance programme is made up of Oxfam GB, ODI, Save the Children International, Care International and World Vision International.
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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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Small Islands and Climate Change

Promoting an understanding of the vulnerabilities and resilience of islands not only among SIDS but also among countries with islands.
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Cities and climate change

Views on trends, challenges, findings and case studies of cities adapting throughout the world.
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Communicating Climate Risk

Improving access and creating innovative ways to communicate climate risk.
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