Friday 1st – Saturday 2nd June 2018, The British Library, London.
‘This isn’t climate change; it’s EVERYTHING change.”
– Under Her Eye speaker and ambassador, Margaret Atwood
Under Her Eye is an international arts-science summit and festival curated by Invisible Dust, as part of the 2018 Suffrage Centenary and headlined by Booker-prize winning author, Margaret Atwood and previous Executive Secretary of the UNFCCC Christiana Figueres.
The event brings together a wide range of pioneering women working globally to tackle the environmental challenge of our age through art, science, technology, finance, health, activism, leadership and policy – united by the power of the arts to tell these stories, spark conversations and inspire change.
Atwood will be joined by an international array of speakers including Caroline Lucas MP, Co-Leader UK Green Party; Hakima El Haité, Moroccan Minister for the Environment and COP22 Host; Maaike Van Min, former Head of Strategy and Development, Marie Stopes; Dr Erinma Ochu, Lecturer in Science Communication and Future Media, University of Salford; Mariele Neudecker, Professor and Research Fellow at Bath Spa University, Fellow for CERN’s Visiting Artists Program and on the European Commission’s JRC SciArt advisory panel; Laura Tenenbaum, former Senior Science Editor, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab; Gayle Chong Kwan, Under Her Eye commissioned artist; Jessica Ground, Global Head of Stewardship, Schroders; Alison Tickell, Director Julie’s Bicycle; Mel Evans, Artwash author and former Head of Art at Greenpeace; Kate Raworth, Doughnut Economics author and Renegade Economist and Maria Adebowale Schwarte, Director Living Space Project, and author of The Placemaking Factor.
‘Under Her Eye’ comprises a high-profile Summit (Friday 1st June) hosted at the British Library Conference Centre, followed by a festival of public art installations and workshops across King’s Cross (Saturday 2nd June) that will invite the public to consider and experience climate change through the lens of AIR, LAND and SEA.
Summit: 1st June, British Library | Sold out
Take a look at the Summit programme.
Note: If you are attending the conference please be aware that you will only be able to choose 1 panel in each break out session. You will be asked to sign up for the panels on the day on a first come first served basis.
Arts Festival: 2nd June, British Library
– ‘Microclimate Sensory Family Workshops’ with Gayle Chong Kwan | 2nd June, 12 – 2pm
– ‘Shore’ by Margaret Salmon | 2nd June, 6 – 7pm
– ‘At the Crossroads: Microclimate – multi-sensory banquet’ by Gayle Chong Kwan | 2nd June, 7 – 9pm Tickets
– ‘Human Sensor LDN’ by Kasia Molga | 2nd June, 9.15 – 10pm
Under Her Eye press release – (March 2018)
‘Under Her Eye’ is curated and produced by award-winning arts science organisation Invisible Dust and supported by the Wellcome Trust, Euston Town BID, Creative Scotland, Mooncup and Arts Council England