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Louis Masai & Bombing Science

The excitement of ‘getting up’ around the world doing exactly what I love most, is a privilege that I am recently enjoying on a more regular basis. I’ve just returned to London after a three week painting trip in the states; I painted… A Right whale mural in cape cod...

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Wrong place, right time?

Street art is often in the wrong place. It’s probably there for the right reasons, those reasons being that artists need and want to create public art in a situation where they are prohibited from doing so. So those artists seek out places where they can paint with...

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Human Nature at The Wellcome Collection

Human Nature were invited to participate and speak at the Wellcome Collection's Sixth Form 'Perspectives on Nature' Symposium, an event run to coincide with the 'A museum of modern nature' exhibition. The exhibition shows objects borrowed from members of the public...

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The Art of Beeing Film Series

Nine weeks, 8,000 miles, 20 murals, 13 cities, and dozens of species going extinct every day. Last Autumn we worked on our biggest and most ambitious project yet: The Art of Beeing - a tour of the US by artist Louis Masai. Partnering with EcoAlf, Defenders of...

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Do You Speak Seagull?: creating dialogue between creatures

Earlier this month a short exhibition hosted by Brighton-based ONCA - One Network for Conservation and Arts - drew to a close. Do You Speak Seagull? was a creative voyage into our communication and relationship with animals, a theme attracting increasing attention in...

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Feeding the Insatiable: Exploring the future of art and energy

On the 9th November 2016 a collection of international and interdisciplinary thinkers gathered at ‘Feeding the Insatiable’, a summit for creative explorations of real and imaginary futures. ‘Art can change the world. Artists have played an important part in every...

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10 ways you can help nature thrive

Be you ambivalent or activist, it’s difficult to ignore the reality that our planet is changing. As our activities put increasing pressure on the natural world, delicate eco-systems are becoming imbalanced and many of our native species are headed for extinction every...

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EcoAlf’s sustainable fashion revolution

  Tackling the extinction crisis across the USA, Human Nature has joined forces with pioneering recycled clothing brand EcoAlf for ‘The Art of Beeing’ tour. Since its emergence in 2009, the remarkable enterprise has already transformed over 30 million plastic...

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Can we put the environment at the heart of culture by 2020?

By Charlotte Webster This is the challenge Human Nature has set itself. By Human Nature I mean myself as founder, Tim Godwin, Creative Director and the growing number of international artists we work with. We’re an environmental art platform based in London, carving a...

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Meet the artist: Deru Anding

Born and raised amongst the Bidayuh Tribe near the jungle in northwest Borneo, Deru Anding's drawings conjure scenes of a lifestyle and community lost. His panoramic works stretch over a meter in length and are drawn entirely from memory. With his first public...

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The Art of Beeing

A new project from Human Nature & Louis Masai British artist Louis Masai has arrived in the USA to begin his attempt to tackle species extinction through art. Masai’s mural of a New England Cottontail Rabbit on Troutman Street in Bushwick, New York, kicks off The...

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Swim beyond politics to a space of imagination

My god there’s a lot of noise out there right now. It’s as if someone’s turned up the amp and we’re being buried in media commentary, extreme politics, chat about money, migration, and then more chat about money. It’s been hard to find a bit of space. Here in the UK...

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Connecting to the environment: Learning from Norway

I’d not been to Norway until earlier this year. I’ve travelled across the world from New Zealand to East Africa, Cuba, the US and beyond but never East across to our North Sea neighbours. Once I was there, the obvious question was why’d it taken so long? I think, deep...

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Must see: Jules de Balincourt – Stumbling Pioneers

This show makes me wonder what magic would happen if you locked de Balincourt in a house with Adam Curtis, Massive Attack, Apparat, Louis Theroux, Jarvis Cocker and Wes Anderson. Painting rarely does that. Human Nature doesn’t often big up exhibitions. But Stumbling...

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PHOTOS of ENDANGERED13 on Brooklyn Street Art

Huge thanks to all involved in ENDANGERED13. 13 artists, countless volunteers, our sponsors and of course all of you who headed down to Mile End to watch the action. Check out this blog from Brooklyn Street Art with photos by the master of street art photography Ian...

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Where is ENDANGERED13?

The answer to that, is somewhere very special indeed. It's a hidden gem of a space with a story of destruction, neglect and regeneration. Now home to a host of wildlife, the permanent home of ENDANGERED13 will be on Ackroyd Drive Green Link at Tower Hamlets Cemetery...

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INTERVIEW: Louis Masai – Curator – ENDANGERED13

Charlotte Webster of Human Nature interviews the incomparable Louis Masai, project partner & curator of ENDANGERED 13. Best known for his murals of endangered species, Louis is also a sculptor and illustrator.  His fast growing popularity goes hand in hand with...

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INTERVIEW: Charlotte Webster in The Metropolist

The Metropolist interviews Charlotte Webster of Human Nature to find out more about upcoming project ENDANGERED13. "This April, creativists at environmental art platform Human Nature draw attention to the silent genocide being committed on behalf of your bouji little...

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