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Saturday
12
MAY

Advancing Climate Change Communication & Expression

19:00
21:00
Rockland Center for the Arts
Event organized by Rockland Center for the Arts

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Free to the public (please call to reserve a seat)

This will be an urgent sharing of ideas and images that just might help save our planet. Join us for a timely public conversation among thought leaders from science, art, and the humanities. Scientific data is essential but thus far insufficient in motivating a concerted response to the climate crisis by our national leaders. What insights can other disciplines such as the visual arts and humanities provide to advance public understanding and motivate effective action in response to the climate crisis before it’s too late?

Panelists:
Suzana Camargo, Exec. Director of the Columbia Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate
J. Henry Fair, environmental activist, photographer and author of Industrial Scars
Lisa Fernandez, Assoc. Director of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication
Jill Pelto, scientist and artist specializing in Antarctica and glaciogenic art
Aurora Robson, eco-activist and artist, creating art from intercepted wastestream plastics
Daniel Wolff, author of The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back

The program is in conjunction with The Tipping Point exhibition on view March 25-May 25, 2018.
Artists: J. Henry Fair, David Maisel, Alison Moritsugu, Richard Parrish & Jill Pelto

This program is free to the public due to support from Humanities New York and the New York State Council on the Arts.

Please call 845-358-0877 to reserve a seat.
For more information visit www.rocklandartcenter.org