How does creative agency shape climate change debates? What
perspectives and practices do artists use to understand ecological
issues that open debates, looking for solutions as well as new ways to
pose the questions? What futures do they allow us to speculate?
Architect and planner Dilip da Cunha and artists Aviva Rahmani and
Susannah Sayler with artist Eve Mosher presented their creative
interventions in a vigorous discussion on October 12, 2011. Debating
oppositions and collaborations between science and art, they questioned
the epistemological foundations of seeing that have an impact on the
environment because they affect our notions of beauty, visual
composition, cartography, and history.
This program forms part of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center’s
focus on climate change in conjunction with the exhibition U-n-f-o-l-d,
on view until December 15, 2011. AirSpace, a project of WNSR,
broadcasts from a booth in the gallery for the duration of the
Photo by Daisy Wong