A View

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A VIEW FROM THE CLOUD is a multi-year international program of art and creative technology to sharpen how we see the world and showcase innovations that advance the UN Sustainable Development GoalsPrograms take place in public spaces, cultural centers, and on digital platforms.

Upcoming program: 17 May, 2017 interactive salon of art, conversation and innovation coinciding with Creative Tech Week NYC. This event will bring together cutting-edge thinkers from the creative technology industries with visionary artists, academia, media, the private sector, Member States, UN-affiliated NGOs, and UN agencies.

Above / Image from Opening Event: Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, New York City. Guest Speaker, Janos Pasztor, UN Assistant Secretary General on Climate Change, remarked: “Building support for the new Global Goals and for a climate agreement are essential, and it is extremely gratifying to see such support from the arts to educate and energize peoples understanding of what is at stake.” Opening Event video

Hundreds of people gathered at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza on September 14, 2015 for a cinematic experience of art, space and the world, with Special Guest speaker, United Nations Assistant Secretary General on Climate Change, Janos Pasztor, a screening of the film PLANETARY, remarks by Special Guests, Astronaut Ron Garan, Director, Guy Reid, Cinematographer, Christoph Ferstad, and a presentation of art by international artists.

Attending the event were artists whose work was exhibited and will be included in the ongoing programming: Maxi Cohen, Michael Najjar, Aparna Rao, Edwina Sandys, John F. Simon, Jr., Marty St. James, Ragin Wenk-Wolff, and Marina Zurkow.

Event sponsors: Metropolitan Pacific Properties, Pattison Advertising, ArtCop21, The Family School, NYC Parks, Friends of Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, Rooftop Films, Cargo Film and Releasing.

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