e85 tracey friesen – narratives of resilience for a post carbon world

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‘What’s starting to interest me is stories of resilience for a post carbon world. What are we going to need for our emotional well-being? It’s going to be a different world not long from now. If we do this, and we must do this, this transition has to happen and there’s going to be a sense of loss and sacrifice and challenge, not just with what’s happening externally from a climate point of view, but in how we’re going to have to make changes to our lives and reorient our energies in terms of our advocacy. I feel like there’s an opportunity for artists – I’m more connected to the film and television sector and the documentary community – throughout the system, to be able to provide realistic and yet reassuring narratives about what the upside of all this might be.’

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My #conscientpodcast conversation with media producer and cultural impact leader Tracey Friesen of Vancouver about increasing the power of media to affect social change, her book and organization Story Money Impact, and the good work of Good Pitch. Including quotes from e26 klein and e54 garrett.

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e84 viviane gosselin + mauro vescera of the museum of vancouver

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e84 viviane gosselin + mauro vescera of the museum of vancouver
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‘Museums have been very good at normalizing social values and so when you have this shift and the government is seeing it, we have to change behavior, the museum can create that space where people can rethink some of their conventional thinking about consuming, for example and there’s all kinds of ways, like we were saying earlier, of integrating this kind of knowledge, not in a lecturing way. I think that’s the key word, is we can be cheeky. This is a social activity. Nobody is forcing anyone to come to the museum and so when people come, they want to be intrigued, surprised and they love it. If you look at exit surveys, they love to come out thinking it’s like: I had no idea that I can make this kind of change and have this kind of impact.’

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My conversation with Viviane Gosselin, Director of Collections & Exhibitions, Curator of Contemporary Culture and Mauro Vescera, Chief Executive Officer of the Museum of Vancouver (MOV) about greening their operations and addressing the climate emergency and issues of climate justice through their exhibitions.

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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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e24 weaving – the good, possible and beautiful

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Recognition of the good, possible and beautiful is one of the roles that artists can play.

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