What Stories Will The Climate Museum Tell?
Can Art Help People Feel The Devastation Of Climate Change? Miranda Massie hopes the Climate Museum in New York City can convince visitors to be better stewards of the climate—by appealing at once to their intellect and their emotions.
Amy Brady, June 6, 2018 (Pacific Standard)
“In early 2018, a small gallery at the Parsons School of Design in Lower Manhattan glowed with a bluish-green light. It emanated from…[Peggy Weil’s 88 Cores, a short film panning downward two miles to the 110,000-year-old bottom of Greenland's ice sheet…[Presented as art, it] was clear and unsettling evidence that the Earth is warming. Can art like this help some people see just how devastating climate change can be? That's the hope of former social justice lawyer Miranda Massie, the founder and director of New York's new Climate Museum…[She said the] museum has to create space for strong feelings that could be a primary pathway into climate engagement…” click here for more