In conversation at Geelong Gallery

In conversation: Mandy Martin, Alexander Boynes, Bronwyn Johnson, Guy Abrahams and Jason Smith.

This event took place at Geelong Gallery
29 April 2017 as part of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE

Speakers: Mandy Martin, Artist, Alexander Boynes, Artist, Guy Abrahams, CEO CLIMARTE and Bronwyn Johnson, Executive Director CLIMARTE

Moderator: Jason Smith, Director, Geelong Gallery

This program was produced and created by festival Director Bronwyn Johnson and Guy Abrahams for CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 festival.

Geelong Gallery hosts a dynamic conversation with exhibiting artists Mandy Martin and Alexander Boynes, Co-founder and CEO of CLIMARTE, Guy Abrahams, Executive Director of CLIMARTE, Bronwyn Johnson and Geelong Gallery Director, Jason Smith. This event is a collaborative examination of the ongoing and cumulative effects of industry on landscapes, fragile ecosystems, human conditions, and remind us of the social and political agency of the artist. The panel discusses the capacity of art to creatively engage and inspire action on climate change through a discussion on Luminous relic, developed through fieldwork in Geelong, specifically in relation to the Geelong Refinery.