KEYNOTE: ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017
Ed Morris Keynote Lecture: Avowing The Political: Art And Social Change
This event took place at Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Sidney Myer Asia Centre, University Of Melbourne
1 May 2017 as part of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE
Speakers: Ed Morris (USA), Canary Warf Project
Guy Abrahams (Aus), CEO, CLIMARTE
Michele Woonacott, Vice Consul, United States Consulate General Melbourne
This program was produced and created by festival Director Bronwyn Johnson and Guy Abrahams for CLIMARTE’s ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 festival.
Artist and co-founder of The Canary Project Edward Morris discusses the diverse ways in which artists can contribute to social movements to address climate change. He draws on his own work creating and producing myriad projects – from the directly activist Green Patriot Posters to contemplative museum exhibitions – and also upon the work of other artists.