Invisible Dust

London | Sunday 17 February
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‘Ways of Seeing Climate Change’ photos


Tim Spooner 'The Telescope' evening performance at Manchester Museum.

Tim Spooner ‘The Telescope’ evening performance at Manchester Museum.

Ways of Seeing Climate Change brought over 100 artists and scientists together to share ideas around science and climate change and explore opportunities for new collaborative projects. It took place in Manchester on 30th October.

Opened by Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, Vice Chancellor of Manchester University with contributions by award winning filmmaker David Malone, Guardian Environment Editor John Vidal and Dr Kevin Anderson, Climate Scientist, Tyndall & Manchester University.

Workshops took place on action on emissions, fuel poverty, reducing your carbon footprint and technology.

Ways of Seeing Climate Change - conference


The event included the first presentation of Ellie Harrison‘s Anti-Capitalist Aerobics and Adam Chodzko‘s Rising performances commissioned by Invisible Dust*. The performances are part of ‘Invisible Heat’ a new project supported by the Wellcome Trust.

Ways of Seeing Climate Change - conference. Ellie Harrison

Ellie Harrison’s ‘Anti-Capitalist Aerobics’ performance

The day event was followed by an evening of performances by Tim Spooner, Owl Project and Ellie Harrison at Manchester Museum.

Read more about the event.

Browse through:

Kevin Anderson’s presentation.

Watch excerpts from David Malone’s videos:
+ High Anxieties, the Mathematics of Chaos
+ The Secret Life of Waves
+ Metamorphosis, the Science of Change

Invisible Dust is producing a short film and podcast recordings of the discussions, these will be available next week.

Part of Manchester Science Festival 2013 – produced by Invisible Dust in association with Manchester University and supported by Siemens.

* Rising is co commissioned with Great North Run Culture.


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