How will we transition to a climate friendly economy and energy system? How can we cope with the dangers of the climate crisis while maintaining hope and taking action. Artists can help and young Edmonton artists are taking the lead!
Two groups are planning art events this summer that will explore the issues of climate change and visions of a better future.
Edmonton’s Climate Art Exhibition
Edmonton Youth for Climate is inviting Edmontonians to create drawings, poems, letters and any other art forms that speak of climate change and Edmonton’s Energy future. Submit digital art pieces to firstname.lastname@example.org and physical art pieces to Earth’s General Store, 9605 82 Ave.Edmonton. For up to date information, visit the Edmonton Youth for Climate Instagram site: https://www.instagram.com/edmontonyouthforclimate
Young Artists for Systems Change Symposium
Young Arts & Culture for Systems Change: A Creative Visioning Symposium will be a youth-driven one-day event, for any and all Albertans, taking place in Edmonton (and live streamed on zoom) on June 26th, 2022. The symposium will feature artists from different disciplines who will present or perform their work exploring the theme of what a “Just and Sustainable Energy Transition in Alberta”. This will be followed by a panel discussion, then a Q&A and a group activity.
When: June 26, 2022, 2PM
Where: Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts (225 118 Ave NW)
To Register, email email@example.com
Information: Young Artists for Change Webpage