New Zealand Arts Incubator - Climate Kit Public Talk

Join us and be introduced to the Arts Incubator - a multiple week climate change/art and design/women in STEM program, bringing an expert on solar energy, the other on digital design to create a cross disciplinarian workshop of young academics, artists, and business/government leaders to discuss and share best practices on raising awareness of resiliency on climate change, and how to communicate and share best practices publically in innovative, compelling, and digital ways.

Climate Kit is a project by Sara Dean and Beth Ferguson, commissioned by ZERO1 American Arts Incubator, in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and U.S. Embassy in Wellington.

Event details:

Date: July 14, 2016

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin.

Booking not required.

About the artists:

Sara is an Assistant Professor of Graduate Design at the California College of the Arts. She is an architect and designer; her work considers the implications of digital and social media as urban infrastructure, especially in relation to issues of the Anthropocene. Her work can be seen at Linch-Pin.

Beth Ferguson is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design at The University of California Davis. She runs Sol Design Lab, a solar design/build company. Her work positions solar energy design as a civic and public resource.

For more information about the event, visit: 

http://www.scifest.org.nz/events/public-talk-tools-and-fieldwork-in-the-face-of-climate-change

 

Event details:

Date: July 14, 2016

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm

Location: Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street, Dunedin.

Booking not required.