Editor Mark Goldthorpe introduces the members of our growing network of artists, curators and researchers. For his introduction to how our site came about, see About ClimateCultures, and About Our Ecological & Climate Predicaments gives his personal take on the issues that ClimateCultures explores.
Welcome to the ClimateCultures Directory
All ClimateCultures members are listed here: over 150 artists, curators and researchers exploring creative responses to environmental and climate change topics. Each Member has a brief listing on this directory page and a profile page with their full biography and links to their websites, social media etc (and, if they are a ClimateCultures Author, a listing of all their posts for us); click on their name or photo in the directory listing to show their profile page.
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A social anthropologist researching scientific, artistic, cultural and environmental histories of Brazilian landscapes, with a special interest in climate change, Anthropocene, nature and society, and imagination.
A designer and scenographer, and cofounder of Terabac and of EcoStage Pledge, an online initiative to promote sustainability amongst theatre practitioners.
A professor of Geography (Durham University), exploring how ‘climate change’ is a form of power shaping who we are and how we act in the world.
A writer and educator on ecological and cultural diversity, who has worked with Mayan artists in Guatemala, productions including 'Stegosaurus (or) Three Cheers for Climate Change'
A reader in Ecological Linguistics (University of Gloucestershire), writer on language, reconnection with nature, the stories we live by, and founder of the International Ecolinguistics Association.
A learner and educator, heading a primary school that has embedded climate literacy and leading on climate change as Executive Leader for a global education provider
An actor, creative producer and founding member of company HOAX, who blend text, physical theatre and comedy to give voice to social and ecological issues.
A creater and producer of arts events that encourage sustainability and positive responses to the challenges of environmental threats and climate change.
A composer, improviser and performer who is currently focused on work with Terabac, composing songs about bugs and devising music inspired by the language of pheromones.
A poet and teacher exploring the effects of climate change, and Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
A playwright and translator whose work focuses on the intersection of science, policy, art, and climate change, and co-organizer of Climate Change Theatre Action.
A biologist with a research focus on Rewilding and an interest in applying its concepts to integrate human and ecological systems for the benefit of all.
A visual artist whose paintings using tar explore how our never-ending pursuit of materialism and wealth and corresponding quest to dominate 'savage' will be our undoing.
A poet with a background in theatre, collaborations with an illustrator and a songwriter, and practical and creative engagements with local landscapes and nature.
A PhD researcher exploring the ways in which encounters with interactive art may offer us different ways of knowing climate change.
An environmental geographer interested in coastal management and nature conservation in times of a changing climate, with a current focus on the Wadden Sea coast.
An artist whose painting and drawing explores environmental change through abstracted forms, registering the effects of climate change while evoking human systems undermined by environmental realities.
A 'climate activist of the literary kind,' promoting climate activist ideas, novels and movies. Motto: "Curious, empathetic, compassionate: What we should be as human beings."
A sculptor and photographer whose time-based work often reflects scientific and environmental concerns and reveals an intrinsic bias towards process and event.
A writer and performer of work for theatre, wrestling down big ideas about the world until they're small enough for us all to swallow.
A writer of plays and children’s books who's involved in climate activism as a divestment campaigner, member of “BP or not BP?” and an occasional mermaid.
A novelist, scriptwriter and writer of comics and graphic novels, as well as a non-fiction writer on carbon-free energy and sustainable development.
A multi-disciplinary artist and cultural activist interested in equality, diversity, inclusion, environment, climate-change and society.
A writer of long and short fiction and articles, who started writing about climate change to answer the question – ‘How, really, will it be?’
A freelance theatre director and writer, and Theatre and Performance Section Editor of It's Freezing in LA!, an inter-disciplinary magazine about Climate Change
A researcher interested in environmental humanities, focusing on tourism discourses about nature and its ethical values.
A writer, mainly for children and young people, who is passionate about engaging people with climate change and the beauty of the natural world.
A former art teacher whose poetry and visual art are inspired by his interests in nature and awareness of the climate catastrophe and his Buddhist practice
An artist, author and lecturer exploring the question of ecological relationships through themes of nature and animals, physicality and abstraction, with recent exhibitions on climate change.
An artist intersecting land-art, sound and visual poetry through experiences, forests, artist books, calligraphy, performance, objects and community engagement, and whose 'Eternal Forest' integrates ecological thinking.
A physical theatre performer and director and founding member of HOAX, specialising in concrete pipe dreams and provocative contemporary work.
A poet, playwright, essayist, broadcaster and novelist whose latest climate change work is the near-future live performance for radio re-broadcast [sic] of ‘Ireland has struck oil!‘
An artist exploring time and seasons using Cyanotype and Anthotype photographic techniques and leading heritage and environmental community arts projects through drawing, textiles and found materials
An artist, author and illustrator specialising in hand-drawn maps, interested in how creating these allows us to notice what’s important to us in our natural environment
A professor of Biology (University College London) whose research focuses on natural and cultural value and the impact of environmental change on biodiversity.
An ecopoet, author, socially engaged artist and nature educator who offers an online mentoring programme, Wild Ways to Writing, and collaborates in ecologically oriented community-wide projects.
An artist whose participatory work combines ecological issues with social issues, centred on engaging with people, lived experience of migration, displacement, inequalities, belonging and rural landscapes.
A freelance project manager, Director of the Happy Museum Project, investigating how the museum sector can respond to the challenge of creating a more sustainable future.
An activist and writer specialising in environmental, LGBTQ+, animal and human rights, whose online platform uses creativity as a tool to influence and encourage positive change.
A researcher focused on subjects that connect science and design fields and have deep critical and social impact, such as sustainability, culture, heritage and education.
A historical geographer whose recent research touches on questions of waste, modernity and breathing in the Upper Amazon and beyond, among other relevant topics.
A visual artist working with people and places, whose individual and participatory practices generate practice-led research into the value of artful, embodied and place-based learning.
A textile and environmental artist working in a wide variety of settings and communities, in conversation with people and places, for installations, exhibitions and workshops.
A multi-disciplinary artist using plastic to create work highlighting its impact on the environment and the vast amounts of it created, used and discarded every day.
A poet, writer, performer and storyteller whose wild work, forged in the fantastical reaches of deep imagination, brings to life new stories for our strange times.
Part of collaborative art duo Maslen & Mehra, who avoid singular engagement with sustainable narratives and tackle the complexity of economic, social and environmental issues together.
A multimedia artist creating work, installations and interventions, interested in mapping, walking, public space, sense of place, layers of history and the power of objects.
An ecopoet and a non-fiction writer who seeks deeper connections to nature and to bear witness to these Anthropocene times in a way that feels true.
Author of the Protectors of the Wood illustrated ecofiction adventure series, with weekly episodes and illustrations online, podcast and drama and music performance with his band.
A freelance film and performance maker using documentary to bear witness to the unique stories of people and places, identity and landscape
A composer who, since an Arctic voyage 'wake-up call' with Cape Farewell, has written two operas relating to climate change and an orchestral work, Gaia Theory.
An 'undisciplined' researcher exploring how re-presentations -- popular culture, arts, media, and scenarios -- of futures, presents and pasts shape problem formulations, expectations and action (or the lack).
A climate change dramatist and activist in social and cultural aspects of climate change who has worked in the nonprofit sector and combines arts and environmentalism.
A former journalist, environment reporter and tv news editor who writes poetry about eco issues and was runner-up in the 2018 Ginkgo Poetry Prize.
An artist whose works are all, in some way, related to technology and our relation with it and wishes to expand notions of what is art.
A poet, short story writer and performer, and a fledgling singer-songwriter whose first song is an offshoot from her poetry commission from Weatherfronts 2016.
Author of two cli-fi novels, 'Accidental Child' (What if we run out of water?..) and 'Providence' (... or too much water, as in sea-level rise?).
An environmentalist and anti-capitalist writing fiction about climate change as inheritance in a classic Gothic setting.
A composer interested in ritual and collective expression as a way of responding to climate change, using poetry to connect the issues with the human condition.
An artist whose immersive what-if storymaking games explore real-world issues through collaborative play to bring possible futures into clearer focus, and imagine positive action
Convener of the Anthropocene Transitions Program at UTS Business School, Sydney, stimulating transformations for the challenges of an age of radical uncertainty and existential crisis.
An expedition guide who has worked in conservation, experienced biodiversity loss and climate change through travel and reaches people through writing, with his eco-fiction novel, Stonechild.
A researcher helping arts and cultural organisations to improve their environmental and energy management and understand their inter-dependencies and relationships with natural and human made systems.
A writer and artist who cares for rescued wild animals in Bolivia and founder of ONCA, an arts charity bridging social and environmental justice with creativity.
An environmental artist making temporary works in the landscape as a way of re-connecting with life’s endless processes and essential unity and sharing this with others.
A professor of Anthropology focusing on how Maya and other societies dealt with climate change: the emergence and demise of political power, ritual and water management.
A composer, pianist and collaborator on keyboard conversations about climate change with economists, lawyers, scientists, artists and other thinkers across the world.
A Creative Climate Leader, and Executive Producer at London's Royal Court, Chair of London Theatre Consortium and Chair of Trustees for Clod Ensemble
An artist who examines acoustic ecology through field recording, digital illustration, performance and printmaking, to interpret bird vocalisations, celebrate nature and promote wildlife conservation.
An artist, social sculpture practitioner and educator/facilitator investigating relationships between humans and nature through a creative process that uses inspiration from mycelium to initiate dialogue
An assistant professor in Politics and International Studies (Warwick University) whose research explores ethical theory in the context of apocalyptic narratives of climate change.
A philosopher, artist, awakener, and spiritual intellectual, formally studying music and mathematics, informally learning voraciously about our world in transformation, involved in actions promoting climate justice.
A scholar in English Linguistics and Translation whose research includes political and environmental discourse, with a focus on ideology, and who is also a cycling advocate.
A vicar of a remote rural parish, exploring how communities can become resilient and sustainable in the face of climate change.
A dance artist, podcaster, climate and social justice activist, exploring ways to integrate these values and appreciation for nature, and more human approaches to climate conversations.
A human geographer interested in the contemporary politics of climate change, how future atmospheres are imagined, constructed, represented and contested and historical geographies of environmental knowledge-making.
An abstract artist and painter whose work addresses the anoxic in relation to human responsibility and far-reaching ecological scenarios impacting the ocean.
A mixed media artist and Integrative Arts Psychotherapist, working in multi dimensions through digital photography, collage, clay, sculpture, video and ritual, whose art explores environmental themes
An environmental change & sustainability researcher interested in environmental archaeology and public engagement, working on a theatre project to explore climate change's disruption of everyday lives.
A retired drama teacher and writer of short stories, plays and haiku on nature -- and 'rebel haiku' on post-it notes left in significant sites, usually supermarkets.
A writer, musician and photographer, with a regular column on climate change, whose novel, New Clone City (2018), features environmental themes in an urban setting.
A photographer who examines the interactions of landscapes, nature and industrial society, questioning the romantic mythology of national parks as areas of wilderness and natural beauty.
A video artist documenting little wonders that come our way and the pure beauty of daily life, which is all dances of subtle change over time.
An artist whose practice reconnects the human body with nature in the context of our synthetic tech-driven environments and deteriorating relationship with the natural environment.
An ecoscenographer, community artist, ethical textile accessories crafter, and body painter, with a strong interest in social and ecological conscious design.
A writer and book artist interested in polar regions and water conservation: Royal Geographical Society's 2020 Ness Award for her books on culture and climate change.
A designer, maker and facilitator whose sculptural work investigates change over time, highlighting the issues of plastic pollution and climate change through objects that seem insignificant.
A media professional who has set up The ClimateMedia Net to encourage writers, producers and commissioning editors to develop popular content on climate change.
A poet whose collections 'The Farewell Glacier' and 'Out of Range' explore the Arctic and climate change through human/non-human voices, and the impact of 'Generation Anthropocene'.
A fiction and non-fiction writer and editor for the Dark Mountain network of writers, artists and thinkers who've stopped believing the stories our civilisation tells itself.
An organiser for Cambridge Carbon Footprint, especially interested in increasing understanding of and demonstrating the circular economy.
An artist using photography in its broadest sense - analogue and digital process, natural materials and camera-less methods of image making - to explore our relationship to nature.
A renewable energy technologies expert, leading the Zero Carbon Britain research at the Centre for Alternative Technology.
A performance maker whose dance, music, ritual and writing deal with love, neglect of body, destruction of environment and atrophy of soul in consumerist society.
A writer linking the tradition of nature writing with the ecological crisis of our times, drawing on scientific, ecological, philosophical and spiritual sources and participatory perspectives.
A writer of fiction and non-fiction, focusing primarily on storytelling and eco-criticism to explore the complexities of nature in conflict with the human condition.
A professional, bridging the science-policy-practice divide, with 30 years experience in intercultural dialogue in environment and climate change, and an amateur theatre director for community conservation.
A writer, climate communicator and emerging comic creator working creatively as a storyteller with the aim of reaching mainstream audiences on the issue of climate change.
An architect and painter whose work explores human nature and expands our curiosity and imagination to better connect, understand and adapt to our technologically changing world.
A visual artist interested in the relationship between humans and nature, how we perceive, romanticise and translate the landscape and our influence on the environment.
An Istanbul-based artist using mixed media - paint, photographs, graphics - to expand our curiosity and imagination so we better connect, understand and adapt to our ever-changing world.
A freelance writer, oral historian and community engagement worker now very much focused on writing about climate change in an accessible way, through comedy and documentary.
An artist who uses photography in a search for illumination, playing out the metaphysical question of just how little light is required to dispel darkness.
An artist with a passion for art education and raising environmental awareness, working with a range of media to create site-specific land art, installations and sculpture.
A writer and historian of science interested in how narrative can create a bridge between people who hold different values about climate change.
A poet, performer and artistbook maker focusing on the sea, its ecosystems and its interdependence with people, and the impacts of climate change and pollution.
An architect, sustainable designer and writer interested in the medium of text, exploring the repercussions of climate change through the lens of calculations, designs and technicalities.
A teacher of ethics, literature and academic writing, interested in narrative theory, embodiment, affect, ecocriticism, and climate change narratives relating to future identities in critical posthumanism.
A poet, performer, educator and editor whose work engages a range of environmental issues including wildlife conservation and climate change.
A writer, performer, creative producer and activist making work about the climate crisis, whose socially engaged, collaborative arts projects connect citizens and communities with deep themes
Part of collaborative art duo Maslen & Mehra, who avoid singular engagement with sustainable narratives and tackle the complexity of economic, social and environmental issues together.
An editor and writer whose flash fiction shows the immediate impacts of climate change, to influence how people perceive it and their place in the world.
A climate fiction author and host of a climate change and renewable energy radio show, climate justice advocate and coordinator for a superhero-themed community service group
An experimental artist using photography to capture movement, time and natural processes, working with nature and traditional alternative photography in attempts to reduce her artist footprint.
An artist and producer with substantial experience of producing creative work about environmental change.
A citizen artist exploring urban resilience whose photographic works use argentic paper's response to light to highlight the challenges raised by climate hazards in urban spaces.
An artist whose practice explores post-Anthropocentric visions, resisting climate change and ecology becoming decontextualised and intangible by gathering up and recontextualising fragmented information.