Art, culture and design in social and built environments are growing in importance as agents of change in the climate crisis, both on a societal level and in relation to sustainable lifestyles.
In this discussion, arranged during the UN climate negotiations (COP26) in Glasgow, visions and examples from the Nordic region and beyond highlight the significance and potential of arts in a society that needs to change.
- Taru Elfving (FI) – Curator and writer on art and ecology, founding director of Contemporary Art Archipelago (CAA)
- Rosanna Lewis (UK) Lead of British Council’s Culture and Development agenda
- Emma Turkki (DK) Denmark’s youth delegate to the UN climate negotiations in Glasgow