e53 kalmanovitch – nurturing imagination

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We are facing a crisis of failure of imagination and one of the things that artistic practice does is to nurture imagination. It’s our job.

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e52 mahtani – listening and connecting

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We need to find ways to encourage people to listen and savour a deeper relationship with our natural world.

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e51 hiser – the emotional wheel of climate

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The arts are maybe the last open space where boxiness and rigidity aren’t present.

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e50 newton – imagining the future we want

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We put bounds on what feels like reality and the arts helps us push against that limited set of beliefs: we can imagine the future we want.

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e47 keeptwo – reconciliation to heal the earth

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My book ‘We All Go Back to the Land’ explores our Original Agreement to nurture, protect, honour and respect the Earth Mother and work collectively towards healing her.

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e45 abbott – a compassionate, just and sustainable world

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Reality is deeply subjective but also socially constructed : as a filmmaker I try to explore reality to untangle and figure out in what ways are we being deluded.

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e44 bilodeau – the art are good at changing culture

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I think of the arts as planting a seed and saying here’s a problem: let’s think about it together and explore avenues.

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e43 haley – climate as a cultural issue

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Climate change is a cultural issue, not a scientific issue : we need to ask deep questions and listen.

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e42 rosen – when the climate threat becomes real

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Humanity is adaptable and resilient and when forced to, can make surprisingly monumental changes when the threat becomes real.

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e41 rae – a preparedness mindset

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A preparedness mindset means that you are thinking into the future and if one of those scenarios happens, you’ve already mentally prepared.

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e39 engle – the integral role of the arts in societal change

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The role of artists is fundamental and we need their perspectives and ideas about how change occurs.

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e36 fanconi – towards carbon positive work

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We want to do carbon positive work and for our artwork to be involved with ecological restoration.

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e35 salas – adapting to reality

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Artists are interested in understanding how to adapt their practice to the climate crisis but they need help, like we all do.

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e33 toscano – what we’re fighting for

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We need to tell climate stories about what we’re fighting for, not what we’re fighting against.

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e30 maggs – art and the world after this

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The arts have the capacity to sit at the heart of critical problem-solving challenges.

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e29 loy – the bodhisattva path

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The bodhisattva path is not simply personal awakening but to awaken in order to be a service to everyone.

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e26 klein – rallying through art

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The work of artists during World War II was not dystopian (though horrific), the tone was rallying us.

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e23 appadurai – what does a just transition look like?

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The ecological crisis is a symptom of our rift from nature and our urge to dominate others which artists can touch.

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