A free one-day event bringing together the arts and sciences to discuss climate action, storytelling and sustainability.
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Climate Crisis and the Arts description
What roles do creativity and the arts play in inspiring change? Can they help reimagine and create a better world? Can artistic communities create cultural movements? How do we more sustainably share culture from opposite sides of the world?
This one-day event brings together the arts and sciences to discuss the way forward over the next defining decade. Expanding on themes of regeneration, the power of storytelling, decarbonisation and whether it's possible to party with the planet. Conversations with leading voices explore future challenges and opportunities afforded by championing creativity to educate, inspire and mobilise climate action.
The line-up includes:
Damon Gameau, filmmaker (2040), author and environmental educator Rona Glynn-McDonald, proud Kaytetye woman from Central Australia and founder and CEO of Common Ground Tiahni Adamson, First Nations youth environmental activist and state coordinator of Seed Berish Bilander, composer, musician and CEO at Green Music Australia Sharni Honor, creator of award-winning travelling backyard festival series The Porch Sessions and co-director of Summertown Studio Jess Scully, author, arts curator and Deputy Lord Mayor of Sydney Alison Tickell, founder of Julie’s Bicycle (live streamed from the UK)
Full program launching January 2022
Event additional information
In collaboration with Julie’s Bicycle as part of the UK/Australia Season.
Supported by The GREAT Campaign and Australia Council for the Arts.
With special thanks to James Darling AM & Lesley Forwood and Novo Wealth.