Sharon Switzer talks about hope, her involvement with Cape Farewell, and about the project #crazyweather she created for Carbon 14: Climate is Culture.
Alanna Mitchell talks about the importance of artists telling stories, her involvement with Cape Farewell, and about her subsequent adaptation of her award-winning book Sea Sick for the stage.
Video recording of the ROM’s 8th Annual Eva Holtby Lecture on Contemporary Culture given by Anthony Gormley entitled “Art as Survival”, Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto), November 20, 2013
Artists Steele and Tomczak talk about their involvement with Cape Farewell, their project for the Carbon 14 exhibition at the ROM, and about their role as artists in talking about the problem of climate change.
Deep Time is a new multi-screen work by Melanie Gilligan and Tom Ackers, commissioned by Cape Farewell Foundation for Carbon 14: Climate is Culture (2013).
Watch a recording of the proceedings of the Carbon 14 Day of Dialogue: The Changing Arctic Landscape at the Royal Ontario Museum (Toronto), Jan 26, 2014
Pictures from the event and Laurie Brown on Suzuki’s Carbon Manifesto
Across Atlantic Canada, coastlines and communities are being adversely affected by climate change, and as temperature, sea level and storm surge increase, adaptation initiatives are being planned and implemented to navigate the impending storm.
Mel Chin has been working with the Saharawi to augment their goal of independence and a real means of self-determination by developing both their own currency “backed, not by gold or gas, but by the sun.”
This artwork celebrates the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef system—unique in the Western Hemisphere for its size, biodiversity and the types of reefs it includes. It is globally important and under severe threat.
This documentary tells the story of the last great supply (20 per cent) of fresh water on Earth. The film is followed by a Q&A with Director Kevin McMahon.
An ambient 10-minute video loop is based on NASA’s iconic “Blue Marble” image. Tweets commenting on the ‘crazy’ weather being experienced in different parts of the world appear and disappear with the cumulative effect being rather troubling.
Listen to Sharon Switzer speak about her experience participating in the Carbon 14 Workshop with Cape Farewell.
A talk by Alanna Mitchell, about how the way we use fossil fuels is harming the global ocean and threatening all life on Earth.