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Climate Realism

Die Klimakrise in der Kunst

Öffnungszeiten: Mi – Mo, 14:00 – 20:00
Art and Climate Change. Eight landscapes of famous paintings show how the climate crisis affects the annual average temperature and threatens our world.

The climate crisis is a reality – and so are its consequences. But how much will our environment change by the
change by the end of the century? How much will be left of Monet’s water lilies and Van Gogh’s wheat fields?
Van Gogh’s wheat fields if we do not drastically reduce our emissions?
For this reason, WWF has created a unique exhibition that shows us, in an exemplary way, the
the consequences of the climate crisis for mankind and nature through the eyes of great artists.
in a way that has never been seen before.
With the help of regional climate data and their projections up to the year 2100, as well as the interpretation of
of experts, three local scenarios were developed for the places where the selected paintings were created. These are based on the projections of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and each painting also focuses on a different theme, such as rising sea levels or melting ice.
With the help of generative AI models trained on the artists’ painting styles, each of the paintings was
240 AI-generated individual images per painting were created. In combination with specially composed soundtracks, eight videos were created from a total of 1920 AI-generated individual images and enriched with texts and data.

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