Debate: Art, Science and Climate Change
22 January 2010
In Burlington Gardens
Mona Hatoum, 'Hot Spot', 2006. Stainless steel and neon tube, 220 x 220 cm. David Roberts Collection, London. Photo Stephen White, courtesy White Cube
In the second of these lively themed evenings, artists, scientists, and you the audience explore issues raised by works of art in the exhibition and examine the artists’ responses to climate change. Also, record your own one-minute climate-change statements.
Confirmed speakers include: artists Ackroyd & Harvey; scientists Professor Chris Rapley, Director of the Science Museum, Dr George McGavin, Research Associate at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Professor David MacKay, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Dr Richard Pike, CEO, Royal Society of Chemistry; and Kathleen Soriano, exhibition co-curator.
6.30–10pm; free with an exhibition ticket, no booking required