cultural activist

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.

Caroline New
is a ClimateCultures Author

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'.

Cliff Cockerham

A Climate Ambassador with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a painter and retired research scientist who brings science into art galleries, promoting art that addresses climate change.

Franziska Schmidt

A researcher, writer, activist, fruit tree pruner and nature learning facilitator who writes about the personal and psychological dimensions of climate change and ecological collapse.

Giovanni Enrico Morassutti
is a ClimateCultures Author

An actor, director, cultural entrepreneur, founder of Art Aia - Creatives In Residence, promoting environmental and biodiversity protection, inviting communities to take action on the climate emergency.

Indigo Sapphire Moon
is a ClimateCultures Author

A sapphic and neuroqueer artist, writer, activist, curator, and founder of Creative Being, a platform and community using creativity to amplify positive change and marginalised voices.

Joanne Matthews

An artist and producer enquiring into intimate connection with humans and non-humans by embracing wildness, deep time and queering, using film, audio, text, drawing and performance.

Julia Marques
is a ClimateCultures Author

A climate change dramatist, activist and communicator specialising in social and cultural aspects of climate change who has worked in the nonprofit and media sector.

Kate Berry

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

Kelvin Smith
is a ClimateCultures Author

A prose and poetry writer presenting imaginative perspectives on the climate crisis, and encouraging book people to change what they do and how they do it.

Maria Cristina Caimotto

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.

Marla King

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.

Nicky Saunter
is a ClimateCultures Author

An entrepreneurial thinker, practical activist and campaigner, and creative artist who is driven by what we can do rather than what we cannot change.

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.

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.

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.

Sally Moss
is a ClimateCultures Author

A writer, editor and researcher exploring creative ways to encourage regenerative living.

Sarah Newman

Founder of the Climate Mental Health Network, passionate about using media, arts and culture for emotional resilience and wellbeing in the face of the climate crisis.

Tessa Gordziejko

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

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.