Critical and creative approaches to environmental injustice and climate change from queer-feminist and decolonial perspectives.
An interdisciplinary artistic programme responding to urgent environmental issues such as climate change, pollution, health and sustainability through an intersectional, feminist and queer lens. Taking place in East London (Tower Hamlets), the project consists of an exhibition at Mile End Art Pavilion, workshops, a residency, an outreach programme, talks, screenings, a conference and a club night. The contributions to the programme will include over 40 invited artists, speakers and collectives, as well as over 30 works selected from an open call process.
The programme spans across 7 venues and 10 partner organisations, exploring a range of current urgent topics: from ecological disasters to the figure of the ‘climate refugee’; from plastic use to the contamination of aquatic bodies and the human; from raising air toxicity to the increase of human and animal diseases; from neo-colonialist soil exploitations to indigenous land reclamations and green economies; from high-speed neo-capitalist consumption to the rising production of trash and techno-waste; from the rise of temperature and sea levels and their direct effects on the environment, with a focus on the Majority World.