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Alison Cooley

Listening for Sedna Contemporary Inuit Art and Climate

By | Feature

In advance of the United Nations Climate Change Conference this winter in Paris, the Coalition for Art and Sustainable Development and the Cape Farewell project launched a global program of over 550 events.The Paris negotiations (also known as the Conference of the Parties, or COP) were the hub for this project, entitled ArtCOP21.

The plan was simple: exhibitions, installations, performances, talks, workshops and screenings all over the world would emphasize the interrelatedness of climate and culture—that art could communicate the palpable human effects of climate change on communities at a far deeper level than facts and figures alone. Read More

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