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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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

Emelie Fälton

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

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.

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 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.

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 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 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 film maker linking art forms to dialogue around climate issues, who produced a weekend Festival of Change in Cambridge with NGO Pivotal.

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.

Julia Marques
is a ClimateCultures Author

A researcher interested in climate change theatre and the intersection between the arts and environmentalism / climate change science.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nadine Andrews

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

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.

Paul Allen
is a ClimateCultures Author

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.