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Creative Practice and Climate Crisis was held on Thursday, 16 July, 2020. Host Julia Scott-Stevenson (i-Docs) and moderator Professor Mandy Rose (i-Docs) were joined by Professor Elizabeth Miller (Concordia University), Lena Dobrowolska (artist) and Mitch Turnbull (filmmaker). Discussion ranged across the panelists’ immersive projects looking at climate and ecological impacts, ethical frameworks for entering the spaces of others (virtual and otherwise), immersive practices in a pandemic, complex environmental entanglements and more.
Following are some resources and links that were discussed:
- Special issue of the journal Digital Culture & Education, on Eco-pedagogy and Digital Nature Connections
- Including an article by i-Docs research fellow Julia Scott-Stevenson, Finding Shimmer: Immersive non-fiction media and entanglements in virtual nature
- Liz Miller’s multiplatform project Swampscapes
- Lena Dobrowolska’s photogrammetry and VR project Imperfect Meshes: Stories from the Hurricane
- Mitch Turnbull’s audience study was performed on Marshmallow Laser Feast’s We Live in an Ocean of Air
- Mitch Turnbull’s mixed reality project EarthSongs
- Immersive projects focussing on climate change and environmental impacts – MIT Open Doc Lab Docubase playlist
- Psychological impacts of climate change, article by Prof Helen Berry
- Situated Testimony from Forensic Architecture
- Climate Conversations between Lizzie Warren and Michaela French