Cloud Cafe - Action in Art & Art in Action

Start: 2022-02-09 19:30:00 UTC Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London (GMT+00:00)

End: 2022-02-09 21:00:00 UTC Greenwich Mean Time : Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London (GMT+00:00)

This is a virtual event

Stroud District Green Party - Action in Art and Art in Action - February 9th - 7.30PM until 9.00PM

Action in Art - Art in Action

We are delighted to invite you to listen and participate in this discussion featuring some fantastic speakers who use their experience of the creative world to motivate, inspire and raise awareness for change. Speakers include:

Tweedy the Clown

Infamous entertainer from both Giffords Circus and the theatre. Accomplished in most circus skills, he is proficient at playing various musical instruments and regularly performs magic. Tweedy recently starred in waiting for Godot at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham.

Emily Joy

A Stroud based sculptor who is a socially engaged artist and researcher and whose current work reflects environmental concerns. Fundamental to her work is the idea of self and other, and how we connect, care and share. Emily sees these issues as fundamental to the environmental crisis.

Katharina Child

From Atelier in Stroud who is the environmental lead at a local company and runs Atelier as a community maker/art space. She has also been convening a set of 'Culture Reset' dialogues in Stroud as a way of getting conversations going about the role of the arts in social action.

Sarah Nicolls

Pianist, composer and inventor of the ‘Inside-out Piano’, who toured her work ’12 Years’, a one-hour piece of original music and text, using real interviews, speeches and headlines from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Special Report 1.5 in 2018 to Extinction Rebellion, Greta Thunberg and David Wallace-Wells, author of ‘The Uninhabitable Earth’. Sarah is regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and features on several CDs.

The event is online and free – we welcome all to come and join us. If you can’t join us on the night, we can send you the recording the following day to watch on our YouTube channel when you are able.