In Conversation: Art and Ecology
- Online event
- Wednesday, 5 January 2022
- Live in-conversation event. Programmed alongside the exhibition Julia Crabtree and William Evans: Slip.
Join Angela YT Chan (Creative Climate Change Communicator) and artist Rachel Pimm for a discussion on the relationship between art, ecology and collective action.
This event is free, and takes place online on Zoom on Wednesday 5 January, starting at 6pm.
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About the speakers
Angela YT Chan is an independent researcher, curator and artist. Her work reconfigures power in relation to the inequity of climate change, through self-archiving, rethinking geographies and speculative fiction. Her current research-art commissions span climate framings, water scarcity and conflict, and has held residencies with Arts Catalyst, FACT/Jerwood Arts’ Digital Fellowship and Sonic Acts’ environmental research residency. Angela produces curatorial projects and workshops as Worm: art + ecology, collaborating with artists, activists and youth groups. She holds a postgraduate in Climate Change (KCL) and is also a researcher in international climate and cultural policy. Angela co-founded the London Chinese Science Fiction Group and co-directs the London Science Fiction Research Community
Rachel Pimm is a research based artist working in sculpture, text, photography, video and performance to explore environments and their materialities, histories and politics. They are interested in the potential of surfaces and matter to transform. Their recent UK based work has been included in programmes including Artangel, the Serpentine Gallery, Whitechapel Gallery, Jerwood Space, Chisenhale Gallery and The Royal Academy as well as internationally. Residencies include Loughborough University Chemical Engineering, Gurdon Institute of Genetics at Cambridge University, Rabbit Island, Michigan, USA, and as Whitechapel Gallery Writer in Residence 2019-20. Rachel is Associate Lecturer at Camberwell and has a forthcoming commission with Arts Catalyst in 2022.
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