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Saturday, May 4 • 1:30pm - 2:20pm
Creative Community & Climate: What it means to be an artist in a world of climate change

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The effects of climate change on the world are becoming more and more apparent every year, but the impacts on our emotional lives and even our world views remain largely veiled. It is left up to artists to translate these impacts of our shifting world. We turn to artists and curators whose work has focused on the environment to understand their response to the changes around them and talk about the process of turning planetary pain into art.

View slideshow of the panelist's work: HERE

Moderators
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Brangien Davis

Staff Reporter, Crosscut
Brangien Davis is a reporter at Crosscut focused on arts and culture. Prior to Crosscut, she was the arts and culture editor at Seattle magazine, and has contributed cultural profiles, previews and essays to the Seattle Times, Lit Hub, City Arts, Arcade and Ampersand. In addition... Read More →

Speakers
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RYAN! Feddersen

Artist, RYAN! Feddersen LLC
RYAN! Elizabeth Feddersen b.1984 Confederated Tribes of the Colville (Okanogan /Arrow Lakes /German /English) is a mixed-media installation artist who specializes in interactive and immersive artworks that invite audience engagement. She was born and raised in Wenatchee, WA. Feddersen... Read More →
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Barbara Matilsky

Art Historian / Curator
Barbara Matilsky (PhD Art History, New York University) curates exhibitions that address the intersection of art and natural science and its relationship to environmental issues. At the Queens Museum, she organized Fragile Ecologies: Contemporary Artists' Interpretations and Solutions... Read More →
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Judy Twedt

Climate Data Sound Artist, University of Washington
Judy Twedt uses sound and music to create acoustic and emotionally expressive representations of climate data.  Analogous to visualization, data sonification is the sonic representation of data. Judy's climate data soundtracks have been aired on KUOW, PBS, and NPR.  She is a speaker... Read More →
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Chris Jordan

Artist
Chris Jordan’s work explores the collective shadow of contemporary mass culture from a variety of photographic and conceptual perspectives. Edge-walking the lines between beauty and horror, abstraction and representation, the near and the far, the visible and the invisible, Jordan’s... Read More →




Saturday May 4, 2019 1:30pm - 2:20pm
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