How art has become a space for climate protest
31 Jan 2023
How art has become a space for climate protest

As environmental crises proliferate, contemporary artists are taking up a role in addressing the precarious present with artwork that reaches into depths of ecological time and our connection to land. How can art move people past fatigue and grief and into a new type of action?

Gabriella Wilks

Gabriella Wilks is the programs director of Black Rock Arts Foundation, New York, and the affiliated international artist-in-residence program Black Rock Senegal, Dakar. She has worked with Kehinde Wiley since 2019, developing international projects for Kehinde Wiley Studio.

Allie E. S. Wist

Allie Wist is an artist-scholar and writer working on an interdisciplinary arts PhD at Rensselear Polytechnic Institute. Wist is also the co-founder of Mutamur, a futurist art and culture radio show, and her work has been exhibited in the Honolulu Biennial and The Wellcome Collection, among others.

Meleah Moore

Meleah Moore is a Brooklyn-based writer, photographer, and communications consultant for social enterprises. She holds a degree in sustainable development from the University of St Andrews.