How exactly are the climate and the cuts linked? and how can we use art and activism to change our current climate?
A FREE day of talks, workshops, performances, interventions, walks and discussions looking more closely at the themes of Two Degrees 2011: ‘Art & Activism, Climate & Cuts’.
One Minute Manifesto (all day)
An invitation to everyone to stand up and say something, one minute to share your thoughts, feelings and demands for our future. If you want to take part, check out the information here.
UK Uncut Open Space (10am-4pm)
Meet other ‘uncutters’, share skills, speed-date and take creative action.
Rebecca Beinart – Potion (11am-1pm & 2-4pm)
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A contemplative journey through the back streets and secret gardens of East London.
The Institute for the Art & Practice of Dissent at Home - The Family Cut Out (11am-1pm)
Join us as we ask you to cut us free from the implications of the ConDem government’s cuts to families and climate justice.
Lunchtime Debate: Climate Activism (1-2pm)
What has happened since Copenhagen 2009? What are we doing? Where are we going?
Political Pop-Up Restaurant (1-4pm)
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A sample menu of the finest alternatives to the current climate of cuts, sustainably sourced and easier to swallow. With guest speaker Neal Lawson.
Workshop with Encounters Arts (2-4pm)
The Radical Nature of Gratitude and Grief: Activism from the Inside Out. Encounters are currently working at Toynbee Studios on A Little Patch of Ground, an Intergenerational food growing and performance project running until September.
Larry Bogad – Lecture: Tactical Performance (4-5pm)
On the Theory and Practice of Serious Play
Closing Discussion (5-6pm)
How can we use art and activism to change our current climate?
Following Our Current Climate? at 8pm there will be a free screening of Paths Through Utopias, a utopian road movie exploring a postcapitalist Europe.
18 June 2011
Two Degrees: Our Current Climate?
28 Commercial Street
T 020 7650 2350