The Climate Museum of New York invites you for a film screening of: CLIMATE ARTS IN THE PANDEMIC: A CONVERSATION WITH GABRIELA SALAZAR AND UNA CHAUDHURI
Last March, the Climate Museum team was eagerly anticipating the presentation of a sculptural installation and one-day participatory performance in Washington Square Park by the remarkable artist Gabriela Salazar—a work entitled Low Relief for High Water—to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020.
We now invite you to a program dedicated to this work in suspension—and in progress.
Art about the climate crisis has gathered freight in the time of COVID-19. Personal and community resilience are more important than ever, and climate arts can connect our distant existential concerns to our closest shared values. Climate arts build community based on truth.
Join us on Friday, March 26 from 1-2pm EST to explore these themes with the screening of a short film about Salazar’s work, followed by an interactive conversation moderated by Climate Museum director Miranda Massie. The discussion will include:
Gabriela Salazar, Artist
Una Chaudhuri, Climate arts expert; NYU Professor of English, Drama, and Environmental Studies; and Director of the Center for Experimental Humanities
Micah Fink, Filmmaker and Professor of Social Documentary at the School of Visual Arts
Anais Reyes, Exhibitions Associate at the Climate Museum
The Climate Museum is launching a terrific event series called Second Fridays, kicking off with the discussion series Talking Climate! Join them on the second Friday of every month for conversations about climate and inequality, with additional special events featured throughout the year!
The first event will include an open session on the topic of displacement as a consequence of climate change, while second part will be an exclusive conversation between Vann R. Newkirk II and Virginia Hanusik on their distinct creative processes, and their research and storytelling in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast.
Check out the program and find out more about speakers and participants here!
Psst! There are only limited number of seats available for the second section of the event, Gulf Coast Stories, so make sure you sign up now!
Join the Climate Museum of New York City for an online celebration of what has already been accomplished and what the future holds for the museum and its extensive community. #MFFrecommends
“Please join us for a live stream Open House for GivingTuesday! We’ll celebrate all our community accomplished in this challenging year and preview what’s to come in 2021. We look forward to hearing your input. The Climate Museum team and special programming partners will share our plans for panel discussions, internships and youth arts, climate engagement tools, and future exhibitions—all with a focus on new opportunities and new imperatives.”
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