7.30pm. Please note that this event is now fully booked, but there will be an audio recording and a live tweet feed available here.
The University of Sheffield and the Open University have launched Climate Change in Residence: Future Scenarios. This funded programme of work provides an opportunity for three artists to be ‘in residence’ for one year from June 2016 within key climate change networks and institutions. They will be supported to develop new cultural work in the context of climate change scenarios.
Through these residencies, artists will be able to research climate change, and spend time exploring and developing their own artistic practice. In this way we hope these artists will introduce a new cultural depth to public conversations around the future.
This evening will explore why scenarios are such a key element of climate change research and politics, and also why it is important to invite a wider range of perspectives on these themes.
It will also be an opportunity to learn more about the innovative networked residency model. In this approach artists will move across networks rather than be embedded within individual institutions. The evening will help applicants to develop their applications before the deadline in the middle of February.
This project is generously supported by The Ashden Trust, The Jerwood Charitable Foundation, The University of Sheffield and The Open University.