Clim‘art’ therapy: where do climate change, the arts and psychotherapy meet?

29 October 2015, 18:30 - 20:00
Cambridge campus

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A public panel discussion exploring human responses to climate disruption and the arts. How do artists work with uncertain and uncomfortable topics? Is it possible to spark a desire to repair, heal and creatively respond to environmental damage? These questions and more will be addressed in this lively discussion and audience debate.

Hosted by the Global Sustainability Institute as part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas


The conversation will be led by Dr Renee Lertzman, a psychosocial researcher focusing on the psychological dimensions of environmental engagement, and author of Environmental Melancholia. Our artistic panel are:

In addition Carmelo Carmilli (director/producer of a recent documentary charting life within a Costa Rican tribe) will be contributing via video.

Event Details

29 October 2015, 18:30 - 20:00
Cambridge campus

No booking required, however to let us know you are coming or for more information contact

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