Members Directory

All ClimateCultures Members are listed here: over 130 artists, curators and researchers exploring creative responses to environmental and climate change topics. Each Member has a short 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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Adam Ledger
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artistic director interested in how art practices can bring empowering messages about climate, and a senior lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts (University of Birmingham).

Alan McFetridge

A photographer exploring forced migration and where will we go, as a species, when we can no longer inhabit lands we have since our beginnings.

Andre Bailao

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.

Andrea Carr

A designer and scenographer, and cofounder of Terabac and of EcoStage Pledge, an online initiative to promote sustainability amongst theatre practitioners.

Andrew Baldwin

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.

Andrew Styan

An emerging new media artist whose artistic strategies for understanding natural processes reflect previous research as a metallurgist and lifelong interests in nature, photography and science.

Anne Krinsky

A visual artist in analogue and digital media, fascinated by the ways built and natural structures change over time, currently exploring the ephemeral nature of wetlands.

Anne-Marie Culhane

An artist, educator, activist and collaborator across disciplines creating events, performances and projects that invite people into enquiring relationships with each other and the land.

Anthony Bennett

A multidisciplinary artist whose work, often collaborative, is inspired by difficult contemporary and future sociological concerns surrounding issues such as food security and migration.

Arran Stibbe

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.

Ayesha Tansey

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.

Beckie Leach

An artist, teacher and storyteller creating experiences for participation with the natural environment, and training as a facilitator in deep listening and the work that reconnects.

Becky Burchell

A creater and producer of arts events that encourage sustainability and positive responses to the challenges of environmental threats and climate change.

Ben Twist

Director of Creative Carbon Scotland, supporting the essential role of arts and culture in transformational change to a sustainable future, and a researcher exploring behaviour change.

Beth Barlow

A socially engaged artist working with Transition Northwich to develop creative actions to rethink waste and who has taught sustainable development to those struggling in school.

Bridget McKenzie

An independent researcher and creative curator, founding Climate Museum UK as an emerging mobile kit of 'loose parts' that creatively stirs responses to the climate emergency.

Brit Griffin
is a ClimateCultures Author

Author of two near-future cli-fi novels and a writer of poetic/story musings, whose interests lay in reconciling with non-humans and exploring the human/creature boundaries.

Camilla Cancantata

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.

Carol Padberg

An interdisciplinary artist and founder of the Nomad/9 Interdisciplinary MFA, exploring resiliency through poetic intervention and pragmatic engagement, including intimate interspecies works and international educational initiatives.

Caroline New

A mother, grandmother, activist, environmentalist and writer, currently editing 'Blank Times' - a humorous fantasy set in a post-apocalyptic neo-fascist regime run according to Ten 'Planetary Principles'.

Carrie Etter

A poet and teacher exploring the effects of climate change, and Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.

Cathy Fitzgerald

An artist and researcher exploring eco-social wellbeing by bringing art and non-art practices together in creative practice and offering Ecoliteracy learning for the arts.

Chantal Bilodeau

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.

Chris Fremantle

A researcher and producer working across health and environments / ecologies, and creator of ecoartscotland.

Chris Sandom

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.

Claire Dean

A writer, editor, performer, project-maker and researcher exploring ways of bringing together traditional story forms and science communication with a focus on ecological wonder tales.

Clare Best

A poet whose subjects include landscape, environment and human activity in place, collaborating with a visual artist to explore hidden and mysterious bodies of water.

Clare Crossman
is a ClimateCultures Author

A poet with a background in theatre, collaborations with an illustrator and a songwriter, and practical and creative engagements with local landscapes and nature.

Clare Martynski

A PhD researcher exploring the ways in which encounters with interactive art may offer us different ways of knowing climate change.

Clare Redfern

An editor of Green Christian and organiser of an environment group, using films, music and poetry to communicate climate change and motivate group formation.

Cormac Walsh

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.

Cynthia Camlin

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.

Dan Bloom

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."

Dan Harvey

A sculptor and photographer whose time-based work often reflects scientific and environmental concerns and reveals an intrinsic bias towards process and event.

Daniel Bye

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.

Darragh Martin

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.

Dave Pritchard

An independent advisor with special interest in intersections between culture and environment, coordinating the Convention on Wetlands' Culture Network and chairing the Arts & Environment Network

David Thorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

A novelist, scriptwriter and writer of comics and graphic novels, as well as a non-fiction writer on carbon-free energy and sustainable development.

Deborah Mason
is a ClimateCultures Author

A multi-disciplinary artist and cultural activist interested in equality, diversity, inclusion, environment, climate-change and society.

Deborah Tomkins
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer of long and short fiction and articles, who started writing about climate change to answer the question – ‘How, really, will it be?’

Eleanor Warr

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

Ellie Mawby

An artist whose drawings and mixed-media textiles illustrate the visibility and invisibility of air pollution and toxic particles we can’t see but are still very present.

Emelie Fälton

A researcher interested in environmental humanities, focusing on tourism discourses about nature and its ethical values.

Emma Howell

A writer, mainly for children and young people, who is passionate about engaging people with climate change and the beauty of the natural world.

Emma Welton

A composer and performer driven by a desire to respond to global climate concerns, using recordings of electricity generation, combined with live instruments and tools.

Fi Brown

A writer and photographer, using these to inform, educate, discuss, and make people think about the world around us and our impact upon it.

Flavia Bertram

A physical theatre performer and director and founding member of HOAX, specialising in concrete pipe dreams and provocative contemporary work.

Gabriel Gbadamosi

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!‘

Hanien Conradie
is a ClimateCultures Author

A fine artist concerned with place and belonging, informed by the cosmology of African animism within the complex human and other-than-human networks that encompass a landscape.

Hayley Harrison

A visual artist who paints and draws onto discarded plastic bags, packaging and paper, and is exploring an intrinsic connection towards nature that we have lost.

Helen Cann

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

Helen Chatterjee

A professor of Biology (University College London) whose research focuses on natural and cultural value and the impact of environmental change on biodiversity.

Helena Paul

A poet, writer, performer and musician working on tropical forests and land rights, oil extraction, biological diversity, patents on life, biofuels, climate change and much more.

Hilary Jennings

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.

Iain Biggs

An independent artist, teacher and researcher interested in place seen through the lens of Felix Guattari's ecosophy, working extensively on ‘deep mapping’, other projects and publications.

Inês Marques

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.

Isabel Galleymore

A poet and critic interested in climate change, nonhuman representation and ecopoetics, whose debut poetry collection, 'Significant Other', addresses the effect of climate change on biodiversity.

Isabel Thomas

A postgraduate student researching ecomusicology and ecospiritual music, and a singer and musician exploring ecological themes.

Jaime Moreno Tejada

A historical geographer interested in the history of modernity and modern spaces, studying modernity in transnational perspective, geographical frontiers and the nature/culture divide.

Jaime Robles

A writer and visual artist who has created several environmental poetry installations and collaborated on a dance–poem juxtaposing the natural world and the city in movement.

James Aldridge

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.

James Brady

An interdisciplinary artist-curator, publisher and climate activist endeavouring to reveal creative patterns embodied within our symbiosis with places, environments, natural systems, and with each other.

James Murray-White
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and filmmaker linking art forms to dialogue around climate issues, whose practice stretches back to theatre-making.

James Roberts

A poet, essayist and artist, and founder and art director of Zoomorphic, a creative hub celebrating and defending wildlife and the more than human world.

Jane Frost

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.

Jennifer Ahern

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.

Jennifer Leach
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Jo Dacombe

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.

Jo Matthews

An artist, producer and researcher whose practice is embedded in long-term research and fieldwork, developing a body of work concerned with fear and isolation within society.

Joan Sullivan

A self-taught photographer who seeks moments of grace and beauty in order to inspire others to visualize - to imagine - what our post-carbon world will look like.

Jon Randall
is a ClimateCultures Author

A freelance film and performance maker using documentary to bear witness to the unique stories of people and places, identity and landscape

Jonathan Dove
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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.

Josefin Wangel

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).

Julia Marques
is a ClimateCultures Author

A climate change dramatist interested in how theatre and art can help people make sense of science and all the changes our planet is going through.

Julian Bishop

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.

Julien Masson
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Justina Hart
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Karen Douglass

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?). 

Kate Berry

An environmentalist and anti-capitalist writing fiction about climate change as inheritance in a classic Gothic setting.

Kate Honey
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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. 

Katherine Pogson

An artist and PhD student using the life cycles and movements of moths to investigate how we can reconnect with the other-than-human through materials and making.

Ken Eklund
is a ClimateCultures Author

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

Kenneth McLeod

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.

Kristina Lomas

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.

Laura Coleman
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher investigating the role of arts venues in the context of climate change, and Founder of ONCA, a gallery and performance space inspiring positive action. 

Laura Donkers

An artist-researcher who develops interpretive and participatory positions within the community, contributes to eco-social actions, and creates interactive artworks to disseminate the community's embodied knowledge.

Linda Gordon
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Lisa Lucero
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Lisa Matthews

A poet, research student and sci-art practitioner, interested in practitioner-led discourse and new collaborations to take her Rachel Carson-focused work to events, festivals and conferences.

Lola Perrin 
is a ClimateCultures Author

A composer, pianist and collaborator on keyboard conversations about climate change with economists, lawyers, scientists, artists and other thinkers across the world.

Luci Gorell Barnes

A visual artist exploring themes of childhood, place and belonging, whose participatory practice and responsive processes aim to help people think imaginatively with themselves and others.

Lucy Davies
is a ClimateCultures Author

A Creative Climate Leader, and Executive Producer at London's Royal Court, Chair of London Theatre Consortium and Chair of Trustees for Clod Ensemble

Lucy Stevens

An artist who examines acoustic ecology through field recording, digital illustration, performance and printmaking, to interpret bird vocalisations, celebrate nature and promote wildlife conservation.

Luisa Spina

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

Madeleine Fagan

An assistant professor in Politics and International Studies (Warwick University) whose research explores ethical theory in the context of apocalyptic narratives of climate change.

Margaret LeJeune

An image-maker, curator, and educator working predominantly with photographic-based mediums to explore our precarious relationship to the natural world.

Mark Goldthorpe
is a ClimateCultures Author

An independent researcher, project and events manager, and writer on environmental and climate change issues - investigating, supporting and delivering cultural and creative responses.

Mark Nash-Williams

A vicar of a remote rural parish, exploring how communities can become resilient and sustainable in the face of climate change.

Martin Mahony

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.

Mary Eighteen
is a ClimateCultures Author

An abstract artist and painter whose work addresses the anoxic in relation to human responsibility and far-reaching ecological scenarios impacting the ocean.

Mary Woodbury
is a ClimateCultures Author

A fiction writer, researcher and curator of websites exploring ecology in fiction and providing ecoliterature resources for writers.

Mat Osmond
is a ClimateCultures Author

A visual artist, writer and essayist whose work's central question is what ecological recovery requires of us, faced with anthropogenic mass-extinction.

Matt Law

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.

Mike Hembury

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.

Mita Solanky

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.

Mona Kastell

An ecoscenographer, community artist, ethical textile accessories crafter, and body painter, with a strong interest in social and ecological conscious design.

Nadine Andrews

A researcher, coach, facilitator and consultant with cultural, arts and heritage organisations, specialising in creative nature-based and mindfulness-based approaches.

Nancy Campbell
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and book artist with a particular interest in the polar regions and water conservation.

Nick Comer-Calder

A media professional who has set up The ClimateMedia Net to encourage writers, producers and commissioning editors to develop popular content on climate change.

Nick Drake
is a ClimateCultures Author

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'.

Nick Hunt
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Nicole Barton

An organiser for Cambridge Carbon Footprint, especially interested in increasing understanding of and demonstrating the circular economy.

Oliver Raymond-Barker
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Ottavia Virzi
is a ClimateCultures Author

A set and costume designer focusing on sustainability, heritage crafts and social history, and associate artist with Art Rise Up, a group merging art and activism.

Patricia Tavormina

An educator and researcher networking with artists and scientists on climate change and currently writing climate fiction in an effort to make climate science more accessible.

Paul Allen
is a ClimateCultures Author

A renewable energy technologies expert, leading the Zero Carbon Britain research at the Centre for Alternative Technology.

Paul Michael Henry

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.

Peter Reason

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.

Philip Webb Gregg
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Pippa Heylings

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.

Rachael Clyne

A prizewinning poet, former professional actor and semi-retired psychotherapist, whose nature-inspired poems also reflect otherness, longing for the wild self and facing our destruction of it.

Rachel Magdeburg

An artist and PhD candidate addressing the Anthropocene through art-based practice in contemporary painting and adopting an intimate, tactile, sensitive mode of painting everyday objects.

Rajat Chaudhuri

A bilingual writer and activist whose works include eco-disaster novel The Butterfly Effect and has worked with international NGOs and the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.

Rebecca Chesney
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Renata Tyszczuk

An academic and artist exploring global environmental change and provisionality in architectural thinking and practice, who convenes the Culture and Climate Change research and engagement framework.

Rib Davis

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.

Richard Kefford

A writer exploring the world through short stories, novels, poetry and non-fiction, who sees climate change as potentially existential for fellow travellers on planet Earth.

Robert Woodford

An artist creating interactive musical work on planetary boundaries and Director of the Deep Time Walk project.

Robynne Limoges
is a ClimateCultures Author

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.

Roger Turner

An historian of air studying how humans have tried to understand the atmosphere, working with media and museums to tell compelling stories grounded in archival documents.

Ruth Garde
is a ClimateCultures Author

I am a curator, creative producer and writer with a passion for telling stories about the human condition by bringing together art, the humanities and science.

Sabina Sallis

A researching, collaborating, exhibiting artist and curator, using video, drawing, performance, sculpture and narrative that interweave fact and fiction to explore possible sustainable futures.

Salli Hipkiss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, artist and educator, producing picture books, a novel and songs, with a background teaching and facilitating arts and sustainability with schools and communities.

Sally Moss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, editor, researcher and activist exploring the cultural shift required to live regeneratively and adapt well to the Anthropocene.

Sarah Dry
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer and historian of science interested in how narrative can create a bridge between people who hold different values about climate change.

Sarah Hymas

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.

Sarah Thomas
is a ClimateCultures Author

A non-fiction writer and documentary maker inspired by dwelling, working and walking in the land and stories of the people who are a part of it.

Scarlet Hall
is a ClimateCultures Author

An artist who co-creates spaces of naming, questioning, healing and desiring in dedication to humans and non-humans who experience intimately the violent consequences of our disconnect.

Shamini Holloway

A researcher, film maker and festival manager creating strategies to deliver sustainability through the arts and research ways to disseminate education in an entertaining way.

Shruti Shiva

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.

Stephen Peake

A senior lecturer in Environmental Technologies (Open University), writer and performer of playful attempts at disrupting our relationship with climate change: science, psychology and surreal dance.

Stuart Capstick

A social scientist researching communication and public understanding of climate change, with a background in psychology and interest in creative and artistic approaches to climate change.

Sue Lovell

A teacher of ethics, literature, creative writing and environmental humanities, interested in embodiment, affect, ecocriticism, and climate change narratives relating to future identities in critical posthumanism.

Susan Richardson

A poet, performer, educator and editor whose work engages a range of environmental issues including wildlife conservation and climate change.

Treesong

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

Veronica Sekules
is a ClimateCultures Author

An art curator, educator and writer with a background in the environmental movement, who has created GroundWork Gallery to showcase art and campaign for the environment.

Vicky Long

An artist and producer with substantial experience of producing creative work about environmental change.

Wallace Heim
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher and writer on performance and ecology, investigating how one ‘hears’ enmeshed dimensions of the human and other-than-human and the sonic languages of place.

Zaneta Zukalova

An artist whose practice explores post-Anthropocentric visions, resisting climate change and ecology becoming decontextualised and intangible by gathering up and recontextualising fragmented information.