Creative Approaches to Communicating Climate Change
Organized by the World Policy Institute, Arctic in Context Initiative 3. October 2017
The Arctic is a widely cited harbinger of global warming, examined in detail, presented to
Saturday, October 14, 11:20 - 12:20
Location: Kaldalón, First floor
To fill this void, a range of arts practitioners, scientists and academics work in collaboration to draw attention to what has been called the most pressing threat of the twenty-first century.
This session aims to stimulate vibrant discussions of interdisciplinary perspectives on the diverse ways in which art, culture and climate change intersect. Following brief presentations to provide a foundation for discussion, an interactive dialogue will take place between panelists and audience members. The arts in dialogue with an audience can be a powerful means of connecting the human experience with nature.
- Diane Burko, Explorer, Activist, Painter and Photographer whose work focuses on the intersection of Art and Climate Change: Inspiration, Translation, Communication: from Bearing Witness in the Arctic to Creating Art to Exhibitions Communicating the Issues
- Laura Petrovich-Cheney,
Sculptorand Educator: The Intersection of Walking, Art and Education: a Journey North
- Dario Schwoerer, Climatologist, explorer and climate activist: Topic: Climate Change - a blessing for the Arctic? The findings and conclusion of the 17 years long Top to Top Global Climate Expedition
- Diane Tuft, Mixed-Media Artist, The Arctic Melt: Images of a Disappearing Landscape
Erica M. Dingman, Fellow, World Policy Institute; Director, Arctic in