Art Expresses The Climate Change Landscape
Can art put us in touch with our feelings about climate change?
Joelle Gergis and Penny Whetton, May 3, 2017 (The Conversation)
“…Perhaps thought-provoking art can help us come to terms with our changing world, by finding new ways to engage, inform and hopefully inspire action. For hasn’t art always been the bridge between the head and the heart? …[T]he ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 festival, organised by CLIMARTE, features 30 specially curated exhibitions running from April 19 to May 14 in galleries across Melbourne and regional Victoria…One of the festival’s exhibitions is Land, Rain and Sun, featuring more than 100 landscapes dating from the 19th century to today…[It includes] a climate scientist’s perspective…[ Art has always been a powerful portal to understanding how we feel about our world. Australian artists including Sidney Nolan, James Gleeson, Eugene Von Guerard, Louis Buvelot, Russell Drysdale, Fred Williams, Michael Shannon and Ray Crooke want] to help start a conversation about what climate change might look like…” click here for more