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Thursday 4 November 2021

Culture: The Missing Link

Written by Rose Langis

Culture: The Missing Link

Non-profit arts & culture organisation Julie’s Bicycle to host a digital event at COP26 to discuss the impact of arts and culture in the battle against the climate crisis.

“Culture: The Missing Link” will be a speakers panel event chaired by founder and CEO of Julie’s Bicycle Alison Tickell, accompanied by a range of “artists, activists and environmental experts”, such as designer and artist Es Devlin, polar conservationist and PhD student Prem Gill and author Elif Sharak, among many more. The event will run from 10:00 to 11:30 A.M., GMT. 

The conversation will revolve around arts and culture and how they can be used as a powerful tool to create impact, influence and turn the tide on climate transformation. 

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Alongside the discussion that is to be MC’d by musician and EarthPercent ambassador Love Ssega, the audience will witness performances by musician Nova Ruth, founder of Arka Kinari; poets Selina Nwuluand Zena Edwards; and Ed Hawkins, scientist, IPCC author and creator of the climate stripes. The event will also premier a short film showcasing artists and activists on an international scale coming together to each share their own messages for COP26. 

Julie’s Bicycle is a non-profit organisation with the focus of bringing together arts & culture and environmental expertise to play a significant role in the climate crisis. Since their foundation in 2007, they have collaborated with over 2000 UK and international organisations to make an impactful difference. 

To register your place in the live online event, visit Julie's Bicycle

 

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