Reimagining Futures and Creative Practice with Selina Thompson and Ama Josephine Budge
Artists Selina Thompson and Ama Josephine Budge have both been commissioned by Artsadmin to create projects about climate action and climate justice in 2021. As part of Season for Ex-Change in 2021, a three-week online programme for artists and arts professional about climate action and climate justice that ran from October – November, Ama and Selina met for the very first time and had a rich and beautiful conversation about their artistic practices.
Selina’s forthcoming project with Artsadmin is Immersion and it is one of the main commissions for Season for Change, a UK-wide cultural programme inspiring urgent and inclusive action on climate change. For Immersion, Selina is working with a group of womxn in Tower Hamlets to explore democratic participation.
Ama is presenting Apocalypse Reading Room, a curated on-site library and a gathering of all the books we might need to change the end of the world. Artsadmin produced a digital iteration of Apocalypse Reading Room this summer and the library itself will come to Toynbee Studios in 2021.
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Selina Thompson’s Immersion is supported by ACT (Art, Climate, Transition) through the Creative Europe programme of the European Union, the Foundation for FutureLondon and City of London, and Arts Council England through Season for Change.
Find out more about Season for Change: www.seasonforchange.org.uk | @JoinTheSeason_ | #SeasonForChange