Image credits: 1. David Buckland, Another world is possible, 2004-2005  2. Berndnaut Smilde, Nimbus d’Aspremont, 2012  3. Bakehouse Studio 

CLIMARTE harnesses the creative power of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. 

CLIMARTE is bringing together a broad alliance of arts organisations, practitioners, administrators, patrons and academics from across the spectrum of the arts sector, including the visual arts, music, theatre, dance, literature, architecture, and cinema. By joining this alliance we acknowledge the enormous risks that human induced climate change poses to our world and we commit to advocating for immediate, effective and creative action to be taken to restore a safe climate, capable of supporting a healthy and sustainable environment.

 

Save the Date

Producing, promoting and facilitating Arts events that inspire action on Climate Change

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Big Ideas

Providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and information on sustainable Arts practice at an individual and organisational level

Connect for Change

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 about us here.