Keynote: Art & Design in the Age of Ecocide
- When 21 Jan - 21 Jan 2021
5.30 – 6.30pm
+61 2 8936 0888
Notable climate activist and creative Suzanne Dhaliwal (UK) presents a keynote address on contemporary decolonial design and art practices used in activism that aim to challenge white supremacy and oppression within environmental movements. Dhaliwal will outline anti-oppression and creative action trainings developed to support an inclusive environmental movement grounded in anti-oppression principles.
Suzanne Dhaliwal is an activist and campaigner, working on Indigenous rights and mining issues. She is the director and co-founder of the UK Tar Sands Network, which works in solidarity with the Indigenous Environmental network to campaign against UK corporations and financial institutions invested in the Alberta Tar Sands. She is currently a visiting lecturer at Goldsmiths University and a visiting research fellow at the University of Brighton in climate justice and communications.
This program is presented in conjunction with 'INFRACTIONS' and 'Megan Cope: Fractures & Frequences', a major survey of works by Quandamooka artist Megan Cope, investigating listening practices and extractive industries in Australia and with the support of Woollahra City Council.