CLIMARTE harnesses the creative power of the Arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change by
- Producing, promoting and facilitating Arts events.
- Providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information on sustainable Arts practice at an individual and organisational level.
- Creating an alliance of Arts practitioners and organisations that advocate for immediate, effective and creative action on climate change.
Throughout history the arts have played a major role in recording and reflecting the state of human society and its relationship with the natural world. Indeed, for some historical periods it is only through the arts that we have been able to learn about our past. But sometimes we have also needed the arts to be a catalyst for change, a call to action, a pricking of humanity’s collective conscience. We believe that now is one of those times.
This is an invitation to join others who work, live and play in the arts in taking a stand. It is time for us to come together, as representatives of all that is creative, imaginative and hopeful in humanity. It is time for us to engage with our communities and our leaders, our peers and our audiences. It is time to let them know that we will act and that we expect them to act on this clear and present danger to humanity, and to the wondrous world we inhabit. It is time to have our voices heard on climate change. Read more…