What role do images and Arts Activism play in reinforcing messages connected to the theme of Climate Change ?

Scott, Linda (2016) What role do images and Arts Activism play in reinforcing messages connected to the theme of Climate Change ? In: CONFIA 2016 Illustration and Animation Conference, 10 - 12 June, Barcelos Portugal.

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Abstract / Summary

Abstract. The main focus of this research will be on the role that Illustration, Animation and Art might
play in raising awareness of Environmental Issues with a particular emphasis on Climate Change and will
highlight creative events that took place in December 2015 to coincide with COP 21 in Paris. Through
research undertaken using a range of sources including books, films, animations and the Internet, the aim
is to identify individuals and collectives involved in creative practice that highlights Connected
Communities of practitioners working individually and collectively, globally, towards the common theme
of Climate Change. The research will include the work of the organization ‘ Forever Swarm ‘ and ‘ Cape
Farewell ‘and other Collectives and individuals working towards an exploration of this theme.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Climate Change /Environment / Illustration / animation /Ecology / Activism / Arts Activism
ISSN: ISBN 978-989-99465-5-2
Subjects: Arts > Illustration
Courses by Department: The Falmouth School of Art > Art
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Depositing User: Linda Scott
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2017 10:29
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017 17:01
URI: http://repository.falmouth.ac.uk/id/eprint/1912

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